Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced its intent to buy Zipcar Inc, the world's leading car sharing network, for around $500 million, expanding on their existing car rental services. Avis will pay $12.25
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This year, many conscientious consumers are exploring an out of the box (literally) alternative to black Friday madness - one that is made possible by the rise of the sharing economy. Yerdle, which
Bike sharing programs are great, but pedaling up San Francisco's steep hills can be a pain. And car sharing is cool, but finding a parking space in the city can be tough. Enter Scoot Networks, an
Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network, has announced that Honda will be Zipcar's preferred automaker with a focus on hybrid and electric vehicles. The new partnership will give Zipcar members
Greenbiz.com recently released their free, downloadable “State of Green Business 2012″ report and some of the statistics are quite surprising. The report begins by explaining the stalemate on
Philadelphia just gave the go-ahead for a large mixed-use multi-family housing project that is urban friendly and energy frugal. Conceived by design/build group Onion Flats, The Ridge' will be the
This past Sunday Paris took a monumental step towards the future of green transportation as it kicked off the world's first large-scale electric car share program. Launched by Vincent Bollore, the Autolib
Car2Go, a subsidiary of Daimler, has just announced the launch of North America's first all-electric car sharing program, which will have 300 Smart ForTwo electric vehicles by the end of this year. In
1. GO VEGETARIAN The amount of greenhouse gas produced by the livestock industry is staggering - the Worldwatch Institute estimates that meat and dairy production accounts for 51% of the world's total
Electronics are complicated to recycle, but there are dozens of resources out there that simplify the process for you. Throughout January, the Lower East Side Ecology Center will be collecting used or
French businessman and billionaire Vincent Bolloré just announced that he will invest $131 million in Autolib, the Parisian electric vehicle car share program that will be launched in the fall of 2011.
Bay Area bike-lovers, rejoice -- a $7.9 million bike-sharing pilot project will roll out next year in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood City! If all goes well, one thousand
Bay Area peeps, get ready for some electric vehicle charging stations! The region is about to receive $5 million from the Department of Energy to install 50 fast-charging EV stations along highways, 2,000
The car sharing heavyweight Zipcar filed for an IPO this week, looking to raise $75 million. With a fleet of 7,000 vehicles, more than 400,000 members (who can rent the car by the hour or day), Zipcar
Photo by Kodiax2 We Americans love our cars, (or at least that's what they've been telling us all these years) but this last year showed a remarkable drop in car ownership - down by 4,000,000 vehicles!
Taking a step beyond the certified- green-label: what if you had a personal agreement with a business that the money you spent would go towards sustainability? “If people really vote with their
Ever wished you could do away with all those annoying cell phone chargers that are cluttering up your space? Have you ever taken to cursing cell phone manufacturers for their extremely wasteful and
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