Zipcar is a membership-based car-sharing company that provides automobile rentals to its members, billable on an hourly or daily basis. Members are able to view vehicle availability and reserve a self-service car via the internet, iPhone app or telephone, in increments as short as one hour and pay only for time they reserve. Zipcar vehicles report their positions to a control center using in-car technology.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAvis
HQBoston, US
Founded2000
Websitezipcar.com
Zipcar was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Boston, US

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Key People/Management at Zipcar

Tracey Zhen

Tracey Zhen

President

Zipcar Office Locations

Zipcar has offices in Boston, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Austin and in 38 other locations
Boston, US (HQ)
35 Thomson Pl
Ann Arbor, US
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, US
Baltimore, MD, USA
Bloomington, US
Bloomington, IN, USA
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Zipcar Financials and Metrics

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In total, Zipcar had raised $107.7 m. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis

Zipcar Online and Social Media Presence

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Zipcar News and Updates

An elegy for Car2Go, the smarter Zipcar rival that lost its way

This smartphone-enabled car-sharing service was a boon for the people who used it. Too bad Daimler couldn’t make a business out of it. The first mainstream smartphone-optimized car-sharing service will soon roll into the junkyard. Car2Go announced Wednesday that it would exit North America Feb. 29. …

Ford hires former Zipcar CEO for autonomous vehicle unit

Ford Motor has hired former Zipcar Chairman and CEO Scott Griffith as the director of AV product, marketing and operations for Ford Autonomous Vehicles.

Zipcar Calls Student Organizations Nationwide to Enter Students with Drive Competition

University of Michigan chapter of Blueprints for Pangaea wins Grand Prize for 2018/2019 Academic Year University of Michigan chapter of Blueprints for Pangaea wins Grand Prize for 2018/2019 Academic Year

The state of car ownership: generations across America believe sharing a vehicle provides greater value than owning one, according to new Zipcar survey

Zipcar challenges need for personal car ownership and its impact on cities nationwide in celebration of Car-Free Day Zipcar challenges need for personal car ownership and its impact on cities nationwide in celebration of Car-Free Day

Zipcar Now Offers Free Passes to State and Provincial Parks

Members can now visit select parks for free across North America, with hundreds of Zipcars equipped with free park passes Members can now visit select parks for free across North America, with hundreds of Zipcars equipped with free park passes

Global $138.7 Bn Shared Mobility Market to 2023 Uber, DiDi Chuxing Technology, Lyft, Daimler, Grab Taxi, BlaBlaCar, ANI Technology, Zipcar, Ofo, and Mobiko Dominating

DUBLIN, April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Shared Mobility Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global shared mobility market is expected to reach an estimated $138.7 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 15.2% ...
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Zipcar Blogs

Zipcar Reimagines How New York City’s Streets Could be Used

Zipcar, a brand dedicated to making cities better places to live, is reimaging how New York City’s streets could be used if there were fewer parking spots. Today, on Park(ing) Day, Zipcar is unveiling an installation in the Bronx that consists of two parking spaces transformed into temporary public…

Zipcar Service Update: Hurricane Florence

Due to weather conditions related to Hurricane Florence, all Zipcars in the following areas have been grounded as of Wednesday, September 12, 2018: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Charleston, South Carolina Conway, South Carolina Durham, North Carolina Fayetteville, North Carolina Greensboro, Nor…

Zipcar President Offers Career Tips for Women for Women’s Equality Day

Zipcar, a brand founded by two female entrepreneurs and led by a woman president, highlights tips for women in the workplace – or, “rules for your career road trip” – as told by Zipcar President Tracey Zhen. Tracey shared her personal career journey, on which these tips are based, at a recent Great…

Zipcar Partners with the City of San Diego to Increase Car-Sharing Locations Downtown

Zipcar has expanded its partnership with the City of San Diego in an effort to increase access to car sharing downtown. Zipcar members now have exclusive access to seven spaces, building on 40 other Zipcar spaces throughout San Diego. Zipcar is an official partner of the City of San Diego and the s…

Zipcar appoints new head of marketing

Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced that Sherrill Kaplan has been appointed as the new VP and head of marketing.  In her new role, Kaplan is responsible for driving growth across Zipcar’s consumer, university and business segments. Kaplan joins Zipcar from Dunkin’ Brand…

Zipcar Adds Jeep Wranglers to its Chicago Fleet for Summer Travelers

Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, has added Jeep Wranglers to its Chicago fleet for Summer travelers who need a larger vehicle for outdoor adventure like a kayaking trip on Lake Michigan, a day hike at the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, or a weekend camping at the Kettle Moraine Sta…
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Zipcar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Zipcar founded?

    Zipcar was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Zipcar key executives?

    Zipcar's key executives are Tracey Zhen.

  • Who are Zipcar competitors?

    Competitors of Zipcar include car2go, Hertz Global and RydenGo.

  • Where is Zipcar headquarters?

    Zipcar headquarters is located at 35 Thomson Pl, Boston.

  • Where are Zipcar offices?

    Zipcar has offices in Boston, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Austin and in 38 other locations.

  • How many offices does Zipcar have?

    Zipcar has 43 offices.