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Green Consumption 2.0 – Not Just Frugality

Last Thursday, the New York Times had an interesting piece on green consumption during the recession. The article provided very interesting examples from…
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Carpooling Gets a Boost with $6 Million In New Funding for Zimride

One of the biggest problems with casual carpooling is that in most cases you really don’t know who you’ll be riding with. It…
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Study Shows Zipcar Having a Sustainable Impact in Baltimore

Last week, Zipcar, Inc, along with the City of Baltimore and the Parking Authority of Baltimore City celebrated the one-year anniversary of Zipcar’s…
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Zipcar Golden IPO’s Dark Lining: a $50 Million Blunder by Underwriters

On April 13th, Zipcar, the well-known, and wildly popular, car-sharing company, was celebrating a key milestone in every start-up’s growth: a very successful…
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Getaround.com: Tesla for the Rest of Us

It’s a good guess that most Tesla owners are jet-setters. But the Tesla Roadster owned by one anonymous Bay Area man might get…

Spride Launches Car Share Program in San Francisco

Transportation in the Bay Area is always a challenge: many options exist, and none are quite good enough.  One snag on BART and…

Zipcar Going Public, Car Sharing Gets Hotter

Just when you thought the car-sharing business couldn’t get any hotter, Zipcar has announced plans for an IPO worth as much as $75…
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“DriveMyCar” – Would Americans Get Out of Their Cars – And Lend Them to Strangers?

Cars. For the moment, society is still heavily dependent on them—in fact many families have multiple cars that often sit idle. Plus, the…