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    Official: Enterprise CarShare now offering short-term rentals in Salt Lake City
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    Enterprise Rent-A-Car is going farther into the carsharing business with the launch of Enterprise CarShare in the Salt Lake City market. Customers can get the cars – available to rent for as little as an hour – at nearly 30 locations in the downtown area and on local university ...

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    Official: Enterprise adds Zimride ridesharing to 'total transportation solution'
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    More and more, the major car rental companies are in heated competition to become the leading full-service transportation provider. Enterprise Holdings has acquired Zimride, an online ride-matching service. Zimride has more than 350,000 users (drivers, passengers and partners) who have connected ...

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    Report: Hertz 24/7 will make carsharing available to most Americans by 2016
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    Hertz wants to be there whenever you want to borrow a car. The traditional car rental company has been attempting to get in on the short-term carsharing bandwagon for a while, with Hertz On Demand, but this week's announcement of a new program called Hertz 24/7 is a big move towards giving you ...

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    Report: Slow sales in Europe mean EVs often going to fleets
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    In Europe, car rental and car sharing are getting tapped into by automakers to "move the metal." Electric vehicles may come equipped with cutting-edge technology, but when buyers balk, automakers are quick to dump them on fleets. EVs only made up 0.23 percent of new car sales in Western ...

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    Breaking: Avis' Zipcar buy likely to be approved by antitrust legislators
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    While some hipsters were bummed out by the idea of car rental giant Avis owning quirky car sharing innovator Zipcar, US regulators will probably approve the deal. That's what Reuters found out after conducting an informal poll of nine antitrust experts. While several of them feared loss of the ...

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    Official: Hertz, Liberty Tire Recycling announce nationwide tire recycling program
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    The Hertz Corporation has added another sustainability initiative to its brand portfolio through a partnership with a major tire recycling company. Hertz and Liberty Tire Recycling launched what they call the first nationwide tire recycling program in the US car rental industry. Hertz goes ...

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    Video: Translogic tackles how Parisians share transportation
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    This week, our sister site Translogic heads off to Paris to check out the Vélib' bike-sharing and Autolib' electric-vehicle sharing programs. Vélib' boasts 20,000 bikes and 1,800 stations throughout the city, where anyone with a credit card can check out a bike on the fly. More ...

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    Zipcar hopes to go public, files for $75M IPO
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    Zipcar, one of the world's leading car sharing companies, has announced that it plans to sell shares as a way to expand operations and cover company debt. Zipcar has filed an estimated $75 million initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company hopes that ...

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    Van rental company becomes first in the nation to go carbon neutral
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    Bandago Van Rentals has announced that they are teaming up with DriveNeutral to completely offset their national rental fleet. Bandago specializes in renting full-sized vans for longer trips, particularly for touring musicians and anyone else who needs a larger vehicle for a road trip. DriveNeutral ...

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