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.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAvis
HQBoston, MA, US
Founded2000
Websitezipcar.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Zipcar was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Boston, MA, 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 36 other locations
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
35 Thomson Pl
Ann Arbor, MI, US
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Atlanta, GA, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Austin, TX, US
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, US
Baltimore, MD, USA
Bloomington, IN, 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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96/100

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Zipcar Online and Social Media Presence

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Zipcar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    57/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    59/100

  • Compensation

    F

    43/100

  • Diversity

    F

    43/100

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Zipcar News and Updates

Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants

Fluid Truck has built an app-based platform that aims to take away the pain and cost of owning or leasing commercial vehicles, all while grabbing market share from established companies like Penske, Ryder and U-Haul.  Now, it has the capital to help it get there. The Denver-based company said Tuesda…

Is Car Ownership Threatening the Future of Cities? New Zipcar Impact Report Sounds the Alarm

Second annual report looks at COVID-19 impacts on mobility and the critical role car-sharing services play in driving a more sustainable and equitable future for urban living Second annual report looks at COVID-19 impacts on mobility and the critical role car-sharing services play in driving a more …

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
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Zipcar Blogs

Zipcar Statement Following NYC DOT Announcement on Carshare Pilot Program Success and Expansion

NEW YORK CITY, April 22, 2021 Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, was proud to join New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) Commissioner Hank Gutman and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez on Earth Day in Brooklyn to celebrate the success of the City’s car sharing pilot progra…

Is car ownership threatening the future of cities? New Zipcar Impact Report sounds the alarm

An overwhelming 4 out of 5 American city residents say it’s now essential to have access to a car, with 41% having either purchased a vehicle in the last six months or considering it in part due to the pandemic.1 These newly released findings are from a nationally representative survey of urban dwe…

How Zipcar is supporting the healthcare community

To help support healthcare organizations and providers during the COVID-19 crisis, Zipcar is now offering a monthly Dedicated Zipcar discount through June 30, 2020. Dedicated Zipcar provides members with exclusive access to their own Zipcar Monday through Friday with parking, gas, insurance and mai…

Keeping the Zipcar Community Safe

The safety of the Zipcar community is our top priority. That’s especially true as concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19) evolve. We’re proud to help you reach the places you’d like to go — today and every day. With that in mind, we’ve taken measures to ensure the safety of our community. What Zi…

Parking Nightmare: New Zipcar Survey Uncovers the Stresses and Expenses of Car Ownership and Parking in New York City.

This month, Zipcar conducted a survey of New York City drivers, exploring their habits, preferences and biggest challenges when it comes to owning and parking their cars in the city. The takeaway? Parking a car is extremely stressful. 92% of respondents feel that finding a public parking spot in the…

Zipcar Showcases Environmental Impact of Personally-owned Cars in One of America’s Most Congested Cities on Earth Day

Ever wonder how much owning a car impacts the Earth? Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, and a company that provides a greener alternative to car ownership, has created a one-of-a-kind display today that brings carbon emissions to life in an effort to showcase the wastefulness of car o…
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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.

  • How many employees does Zipcar have?

    Zipcar has 463 employees.

  • Who are Zipcar competitors?

    Competitors of Zipcar include car2go, Hertz Global and QuickRide.

  • 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 36 other locations.

  • How many offices does Zipcar have?

    Zipcar has 40 offices.