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The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain View on Tuesday. The car-sharing service will have spaces for four of its cars, available to anyone with a Zipcar account.
Silicon Valley is pushing America into a "share culture," which will completely change how we live and work. It's an emerging trend, especially in the transportation sector, with companies like Zipcar and bike share programs becoming popular, but it'
Budget, the 55-year-old car rental company, has cleaned up its logo design, eliminating bulky letters and a homogeneous color palette in favor of a cleaner, bolder look...This streamlining is complemented with a new, darker orange color on one side
On the heels of news last week that the city would allow on-street car sharing , one of the country's largest car sharing providers announced it would be dramatically expanding its Minneapolis operations. Zipcar, which previously only had cars at the
05/11/2013 11:03:33 AM PDT Updated: 05/11/2013 11:04:03 AM PDT Is the car rental industry, for years dominated by a handful of major corporations without unique identities, finally ready for a change in its business model?
The City Council on Friday signed off on a pilot program that will allow several car sharing companies to leave vehicles at on-street parking spots. City leaders hope that boosting the number of vehicles and bringing them out in the open -- shared
Minneapolis has selected a German-based company to spearhead a car sharing experiment that hopes to attract more riders using the city's on-street parking spots. Car2Go, a subsidiary of German auto-manufacturer Daimler AG, won the contract over
So-called car-share programs appeal to people who do not need an automobile for an entire day, much less a week, if they just want to go to lunch or run an errand. "It's only for the time you use," said Courtney Miller, who oversees commuting options
Published April 23, 2013 FoxNews.com A California man told authorities he survived eight days in the wooded area near Lake County, near Sacramento, by eating pine nuts, Fox40.com reported. Daniel Brian Thompson, 25, said he crashed his rental car in
The rental car industry was hit particularly hard by the recession. As people delayed vacations and generally traveled less, revenues dropped and stock prices plummeted. Since the car rental companies typically carry a lot of debt, their bankruptcy