04 Jun '11, 1pm

How Car Companies and Rental Agencies are Creating 'Carsharing 2.0': More recently, major rental car companies h...

Many city dwellers are familiar with Zipcar and other carsharing companies cropping up in major cities and college campuses across America. The business model is based on a company leasing vehicles, placing them throughout an urban area, providing insurance, and requiring members to schedule their trips. This "traditional model" of carsharing was established in Europe more than 20 years ago. It grew steadily -- yet somewhat modestly -- in North America beginning in 1994 in Montreal and 1998 in Portland. But things didn't really start taking off until about 2000 when two companies with national/international aspirations launched -- Flexcar in Seattle and Zipcar in Boston -- which merged in 2007 after several years of direct competition. More recently, major rental car companies have ventured into carsharing -- most notably Hertz Connect in New York City and Enterprise WeCar...

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