Zipcar Overview

Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network, offering members, both businesses and consumers, convenient and affordable access to a wide range of vehicles in towns, cities and airports across the world. Available by the hour or by the day, Zipcar removes the hassle of car ownership. Zipcar forms part of a smarter transportation system across the world, complementing public transport, reducing congestion and improving air quality. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAR), a leading global provider of vehicle rental services.

About Zipcar

  • Zipcar provides over 950,000 members with access to more than 12,000 vehicles across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Austria, France, Germany and Turkey
  • Zipcar offers its members over 50 makes and models of vehicles to suit their needs, close to where they live and work – from a small city car, a hybrid, or larger car or van
  • Zipcar invented the category of car sharing 15 years ago. Today, Zipcar makes car sharing more accessible to more people across the world than anyone else
  • Zipcar fills a vital need for many types of people including those that rely on public transportation, who seek the convenience and flexibility that the bus and train can’t always provide, as well as car lovers who seek the freedom and joy of driving, but want to avoid the cost and hassle of owning a car in the city
  • Zipcar supports cities across the world in reaching their individual goals concerning urban transportation by providing residents and businesses with the option to make more sustainable transport choices
  • Our goal is a future where car sharing outnumbers car ownership in cities - Every vehicle employed in a carsharing fleet is credited for taking approximately 5 to 11 vehicles off the road
  • Our goal is for city residents to be within a ten minute walk of a Zipcar - eliminating the need to ever own a car in the city
  • Zipcar for Business helps businesses to reduce travel costs, administration burden and management headaches. Cost-effective and simple: Zipcar offers tailored solutions for both small businesses and larger organisations
  • Zipcar helps businesses manage their transport needs sustainably and reduce your carbon footprint


  • Zipcar is spelled as one word, with a capital "Z" and lower case "c". The following are common misspellings of our company's name: "ZipCar", "zipcar", "Zip Car"