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Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing network, driven by a mission to enable simple and responsible urban living.
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Zipcar Overview

Car sharing means fewer cars, cleaner air, and more green spaces. In fact, each Zipcar takes up to 13 privately owned cars off the road. And we’re a sustainable transportation option in hundreds of cities, towns and universities.

What is Zipcar? 

  • Zipcar is a round-trip car-sharing network that helps over one million members access cars on demand by the hour or day.  

  • Zipcar offers members a fleet of vehicles with over 60 different makes and models, including hybrids, SUVs, luxury cars, and cargo vans. 

  • Zipcar fills a vital need for people who occasionally need a car for purpose-driven trips, and want to avoid the cost and hassle of owning a car in the city.  

  • The Zipcar mobile app for iPhone and Android helps members find the closest car, reserve, unlock and lock it, and report its state. Learn more at

  • Zipcar is a cost-effective alternative to car ownership. Gas, insurance options, maintenance, 180 miles (or 200 km) a day, and a dedicated parking spot are all included. Zipcar also offers discounted driving rates for Business customers and discounted memberships to students 18+ on select campuses. 

  • Zipcar is spelled as one word, with a capital "Z" and lower case "c". The following are common misspellings of our company's name: "ZipCar", "zipcar", "Zip Car" 

Zipcar news

April 15, 2024
Fourth largest military installment worldwide launches affordable, convenient transportation amenity for service members, military retirees and family members 

Press releases

April 10, 2024
From Maryland to California, mission-driven student groups win grants and access to Zipcars to drive impact further 
April 2, 2024
Pioneer of environmentally friendly car-sharing network launches new “Dream Green” contest calling for a future world with fewer cars and greener cities
April 1, 2024
A First Worldwide, Galactic Innovation Advances Pioneer of Car-Sharing’s Mission to Reduce Congestion, Carbon Emissions and Competition for the Curb

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