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Enterprise CarShare Launches in Salt Lake City, Now in 35 States

Enterprise CarShare launched in Salt Lake City this month, bringing its car sharing service to 35 U.S. states, as well as regions in…
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Enterprise Continues Plunge into Carsharing with Zimride Acquisition

Enterprise Holdings, the car rental giant, acquired the online ride-sharing service Zimride from Lyft, Inc. on Friday, July 12.
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European Ride-Sharing Services Struggle to Hitch Up With Public Transportation

European ride-sharing services have expanded much more rapidly than in the United States. Markus Barnikel says "multi-modal" transport, or linking carpools with buses,…
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Interview: CEO of Carpooling.com on Partnership with Daimler

Last week Daimler made another step to deepen its involvement in the access economy by partnering and investing an undisclosed sum in the…
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Radical Sharing for the New Industrial Revolution

The access economy, also known as collaborative consumption, is characterized by the sharing of goods, space, services and expertise, in innovative ways; typically…
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Are Millennials More Like MacGyver or Liz Lemon?

After getting tired of writing and characterizing the baby boomers and generation X, trend spotters and researchers have focused in the last years…

A Sharing Economy for the 1%

The sharing economy is usually identified with the 99 percent. Think Airbnb, BookMooch or Freecycle. You probably won’t find the 1 percent crashing…

Intuit Faces a Challenge With Its New Sustainability Report

The company Intuit, known for its Quicken product and other popular software,  is out with a new sustainability report that addresses a growing…
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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…

Video Interview: Zimride’s John Zimmer on Leveraging Communities to Motivate Sharing

Earlier this month, Leon Kaye wrote about how Zimride merges social networking with carpooling.  I had a chance to sit down with co-founder…

Zimride Merges Social Networking and Carpooling

Welcome to Zimride. The Bay Area-based firm builds relationships with universities and corporations, and hosts social networking sites that seek to match commuters…