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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: Fiat 500e comes with free extra cars (well, rentals)
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    Bigger trips + little electric car, = no problem. That's the message Fiat is sending with a new announcement of an agreement to offer gas-powered rentals to range-anxiety-stricken road-trippers. The Italian automaker, which plans to debut the all-electric 500e in California this summer, has ...

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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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    Study: Is car sharing altruistic or practical?
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    So, what's the reason people get into carsharing? Is it a "romanticized view of access understood as a form of collaborative consumption and altruistically motivated"? Or is it more about practical realities – that car sharing is really about affordability and convenience? For Lee ...

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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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    Yahoo! adding Toyota Prius Plug-in to WeCar fleet
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    Toyota Prius Plug-in – Click above for high-res image gallery
    How's this for a work perk? Employees at the Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA will soon get to sample the Toyota Prius Plug-in during the work day as the gas-electric vehicle is scheduled to join Yahoo!'s WeCar ...

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    Enterprise both gung-ho and hesitant about electric vehicles
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    Enterprise-Rent-a-Car claims that it's the first rental agency in the U.S. to offer the Chevrolet Volt and that is has already introduced electric vehicles in Southern California, Texas, Tennessee, Hawaii, New York, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle. Just last month, Enterprise launched a ...

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    Enterprise adds electric vehicle rentals in three West Coast cities
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    It's now a piece of cake for residents of Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA to drive an electric vehicle without buying one. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, a pioneer in renting plug-in vehicles, says it's expanding its Nissan Leaf rentals to Seattle, Portland and San Francisco. Later this ...

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    Universal Lubricants signs recycled oil deal with Enterprise
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    Universal Lubricants' (UL) recycled Eco Ultra motor oil is catching on slowly, but surely. Earlier this month, UL announced that some of Enterprise's rental vehicle fleet will soon reuse its own spent motor oil. Worried? Don't be. Here's how it'll work: beginning at Enterprise's airport service ...

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    Enterprise exec urges environmental sustainability in car rental industry
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    At the 2011 Car Rental Show in Las Vegas, NV, Lee Broughton, Enterprise Holdings' corporate sustainability head, urged rental companies to aim for 'economic, social and environmental sustainability' – what he dubbed as the 'triple bottom line.' Broughton points out that with 1.6 million ...

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    Nissan Leaf available to rent at Enterprise in Santa Monica, CA
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    Been meaning to get behind the wheel of an electric car? You can do just that at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which now offers the Nissan Leaf for daily and weekly rentals at its Santa Monica, CA site. Located at 1702 Santa Monica Blvd and equipped with a ClipperCreek charging station, this particular ...

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    Will you have to pay for returning half-charged rental EVs?
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    Enterprise Rent-A-Car will soon offer customers a variety of electric vehicle options, from the Coda sedan and Nissan Leaf to the Chevrolet Volt. Which begs an interesting question posed by our brothers-from-another-mother at Engadget – If an electric car or plug-in hybrid is returned ...

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    Enterprise Rent-a-Car to purchase up to 100 Coda Sedans by end of 2011
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    Coda Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Enterprise Rent-a Car, Hertz and Avis. What do they all have in common? Yes, they're all in the business of renting out cars to the public, but they also share something else. Hint: their commonality has something to do with electricity. ...

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    Avis to rent out 500 electric Renault Fluences, Kangoos to customers in Europe
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    2011 Renault Kangoo Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Avis Budget Group – like Hertz and Enterprise Rent-A-Car – will begin offering "zero-emissions" vehicles for rent to the public. Unlike Hertz and Enterprise, which inked deals that will land Nissan Leafs on ...

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    Enterprise Rent-A-Car add 5,000 more hybrids to fleet along with "Hybrid Branches"
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    Here's some good news if you need to rent a car and you want to go hybrid: Enterprise Rent-A-Car has announced that it's adding 5,000 hybrids to its fleet. These cars almost double the number of hybrids currently available at Enterprise branches. The company is also designating 80 of its locations, ...

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    Two Portland, OR Enterprise Rent-a-car branches go hybrid
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    If you are in need of a rental car and feel like opting for a hybrid, you might want to check out Enterprise Rent-A-Car. This is particularly true if you are in the Portland, OR area, where two of Enterprise's locations are now almost exclusively hybrid. The Portland hybrid outlets are offering ...

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    Enterprise Rent-A-Car starts "hybrid branches," bringing 100 hybrids to Denver airport
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    As many people know, when you're looking for a green car to rent, it isn't always easy to find a hybrid available. Enterprise Rent-A-Car seems serious about changing that and as part of an effort to create 80 "hybrid branches" nationwide, will be hosting 100 hybrids at their Denver International ...

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    Plymouth Rock Studios to use a hybrid-only fleet with help from Enterprise
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    Plymouth Rock Studios, a film and television Production Campus being developed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, has decided to go green with the rental cars that will undoubtedly be required by the actors, studio execs and visitors. In order to make this happen, they have teamed up with Enterprise ...

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    Enterprise Rent-a-car facing problems implementing green initatives
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    Enterprise Rent-a-car has a couple of green initiatives going. First of all, it has a good number of fuel-efficient vehicles (defined as those that get more than 28 mpg, as shown above) including 5,000 hybrids and 73,000 flex-fuel vehicles. Then, it's offering carbon-offsetting for all its ...

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