Press Releases

In this section of the Zipcar press center, you'll find our news releases. The releases are listed in chronological order and are archived by year.


2016 Archives

Archives:
May 18, 2016
Survey Data Shows Impact on Resident Mobility in Miami

MIAMI, Fla., May 18, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, and Citi Bike Miami, the official bike sharing program of Miami and Miami Beach, have entered into a joint partnership that will further enable city dwellers to use a variety of mobility solutions to get around the city without the cost and hassle of owning a personal vehicle. This new partnership provides a bundle offer to new and existing members of either service in the greater Miami area.

                                                               

May 5, 2016
Zipcar’s convenient and cost-effective service now available for area students, residents and visitors through partnerships with the Cites of Poughkeepsie and Beacon, New York

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., May, 5, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced a new partnership with the Cities of Poughkeepsie and Beacon to bring its “wheels when you want them” membership service to area residents, businesses and visitors.  

May 3, 2016
Zipcars within walking distance of three Amtrak stations in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., May 3, 2016 - Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Amtrak Cascades today announced the launch of “Zip and Ride,” a partnership to locate Zipcars within walking distance of three Amtrak train stations (Portland Union Station, Salem Station, and Eugene Depot) and promote more connected, cost-effective travel options for train riders.

Apr 27, 2016
Zipcar’s convenient and cost-effective service offers additional transportation solution for residents and visitors

TAMPA, Fla., April 27, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced its official launch in Tampa through partnerships with the Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, Skyhouse Channelside Apartments and the Downtown Tampa Partnership.

Six new Zipcars are now available downtown by the hour or by the day. The vehicles are parked in designated spots for convenient pick-up and drop-off and can be reserved in seconds on Zipcar’s mobile app, or online and over the phone.

Apr 14, 2016
Service provides comprehensive management solution for corporate, government and university fleets

BOSTON, April 14, 2016 - Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced the launch of a new fleet management service called Local Motion by Zipcar, a comprehensive vehicle hardware and software platform that allows operators of large fleets to share vehicles effortlessly, increase utilization and streamline operations.  This technology solution is now available to support corporate, government and university fleet management customers.  

Apr 11, 2016
Zipcar’s convenient and cost-effective service offers additional transportation solution for residents and visitors

FERNDALE, Mich., April, 11, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced a new partnership with the City of Ferndale to bring its “wheels when you want them” membership service to area residents, businesses, visitors and students.  

 

Two Zipcars are now available near 9 Mile and Woodward by the hour or by the day. The vehicles are parked in designated spots for convenient pick-up and drop-off and can be reserved in seconds on Zipcar’s mobile app, online or over the phone.

 

Mar 29, 2016
Zipcar’s convenient and cost-effective service offers additional transportation solution for residents and visitors

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March, 29, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced a new partnership with the City of Huntsville to bring its “wheels when you want them” membership service to area residents, businesses, visitors and students.  

 

Mar 3, 2016
Zipcar’s new comprehensive mobility solution will give L.A. Zipcar members greater freedom

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced that it has launched a suite of new features to its service in Los Angeles. These new features blend the best of Zipcar’s round-trip model — guaranteed parking, more than 50 vehicle types and advanced reservations — with the spontaneity and freedom of new flexible features.

 

Zipcar members in Los Angeles will be the first in the country to experience Zipcar’s new flexible service, which will allow members to:

Feb 25, 2016
Members will enjoy greater freedom and cities and campuses will benefit from a new comprehensive mobility solution

BOSTON, February 25, 2016 - Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced plans to launch a suite of new features representing the company’s next generation of mobility services. Zipcar’s new services include:

·         Choose your destination: Designated vehicles can be used either one-way or round trip, with parking included, providing members a variety of trip options.

Feb 3, 2016
Launch makes Zipcars available in Orlando and Winter Park

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3, 2016 – Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced new partnerships in central Florida with the cities of Orlando and Winter Park to bring its “wheels when you want them” membership service to the area. Residents, businesses, visitors and students now have access to Zipcar’s affordable, convenient and sustainable transportation option. 

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