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Avis buys Zipcar, now what?

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson14 Comments

Photo from Zipcar There was a lot sturm und drang across the internets yesterday as it was announced that Avis plans to acquire Zipcar for approximately $500 million. My personal initial reaction was, yay, those are the two companies I go to when I need a car. I use Zipcar for when I need a car for a few hours …

Zipcar to open office in Providence, expand local fleet

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson12 Comments

Photo courtesy of City of Providence The City of Providence and Zipcar announced today that the car share company will open an office in the city and expand it’s fleet of vehicles here. The car sharing company started several years ago offering several cars to members of the Brown University community. Recently it has expanded to serving both RISD and …