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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Parent CompanyAvis
HQBoston, US
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
Aidan Cardella

Aidan Cardella

Vice President, Operations & Strategy
Jeff Prus

Jeff Prus

Vice President, Product and Experience
Len Ho

Len Ho

Division Counsel
Ed Lang

Ed Lang

Director, Business Development
Percy Hoffmann

Percy Hoffmann

Director, Global Member Services
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Zipcar Office Locations

Zipcar has offices in Oberursel, Vienna, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Madrid and in 38 other locations
Boston, US (HQ)
35 Thomson Place
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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
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Zipcar Online and Social Media Presence

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Zipcar News and Updates

Zipcar Plans for Increased Reservations on Election Night; Offers Members Extra Credit

Zipcar expects an increase in reservations; provides last-minute and cost-effective ways to drive on election night

Car sharing comes to Westminster with new Zipcar tie-up

Westminster City Council has agreed to expand its contract with Zipcar, the UK's largest car sharing network, so that more options are available to the borough's residents. The new agreement will make two services available in Westminster: Zipcar Flex, a 'drive & drop' service that costs 29p …

London Carsharing Goes Electric As Zipcar Adds 325 New Electric Cars To The Network

Zipcar, the largest carsharing network in the UK, has announced that it will be adding 325 new Volkswagen e-Golfs to its carsharing network, in partnership with

Zipcar plans to roll out an all-electric fleet of over 300 Volkswagens in London

Zipcar is rolling out a fleet of 300 Volkswagen e-Golfs in London this year — in what the company is touting as the largest rollout of electric cars in a single English city. Details from the company are still sketchy, but Zipcar said that the first electric vehicles will be available over the summe…

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Groupe PSA chooses Seattle to launch Free2Move mobility brand in the U.S.

Today in Seattle, Groupe PSA has taken its latest step in the North American market with the launch of Free2Move, a smartphone-based mobility aggregation platform positioned to meet changing customer demands. With the app’, Free2Move allows users in Seattle to compare the location, characteristics a…
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Zipcar Blogs

Zipcar and the Red Sox Foundation team up for second season to support inner-city baseball and softball

Zipcar has partnered with the Red Sox Foundation again this year to support inner-city baseball and softball through the Foundation’s Reviving Baseball in Inner-Cities (RBI) Program. Through the program, Zipcar provides RBI players and coaches with free access to thousands of Zipcars around the cit…

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…
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Zipcar Company Life and Culture

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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, Aidan Cardella and Jeff Prus.

  • Who are Zipcar competitors?

    Competitors of Zipcar include Hertz Global, car2go and Kabbee.

  • Where is Zipcar headquarters?

    Zipcar headquarters is located at 35 Thomson Place, Boston.

  • Where are Zipcar offices?

    Zipcar has offices in Oberursel, Vienna, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Madrid and in 38 other locations.

  • How many offices does Zipcar have?

    Zipcar has 43 offices.