Avis, the car-rental company that bought Zipcar last year, says it will grow to 1 million members by 2015, driven by the “fundamental shift going on with regard to car ownership” among a new generation. It had around 775,000 members when purchased last March.
Turns out we can be pretty big jerks when it comes to services like Zipcar. What helps: interaction with another human.
Zipcar, Inc. has just filed the necessary SEC paperwork to prepare an initial public offering (IPO) of shares of its common stock. Zipcar, founded in 2000, is a company that operates in urban areas and college campuses around the U.S., UK and Canada. Their product is one of ultimate convenience: For non-car-owning members, Zipcar rents out by the hour or the day more than 30 makes and models of self-service cars and trucks.