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Zip cars

  1. 1. Zipcar aims to make car sharing a way of life - latimes.com 5/1/12 2:28 PM Sign In or Sign Up B Like 224k Membership Services Jobs Cars Real Estate Subscribe Rentals Classifieds Custom Publishing Place Ad Co^Anficle* Struct business LOCAL U.S. WORLD BUSINESS SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT HEALTH LIVING TRAVEL OPINION MONEY & CO. TECHNOLOGY PERSONAL FINANCE SMALL BUSINESS COMPANY TOWN JOBS REAL ESTATE CARS IN THE NEWS: MAYDAY | AMARESTOUDEMIRE | BROOKLYN NETS | OCTOMOM | ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER SearchQA & Recommended on Facebook B Like 224kZipcar aims to make car sharing a way of life You need to be logged intoCEO Scott Griffith talks about a road to simpler urban living and alternatives to vehicle Facebook to see your friendsownership. recommendations.S © i _J Comments ^j, Share ?7 ^-1 1 JfrTweet 12 B Recommend 10 Naked at the airport: Portland businessman strips to protest TSA i 2. mxt I single page Pentagon releases results of * 13,000-mph test flight over Pacific as of 04:06PM ET 5/1/2012 DJIA 13279.32 +65.69 NASDAQ 3050.44 +4.08 S&P500 1405.82 +7.91 QUOTE: In Case You Missed It. "We focus on lifetime value, years of relationship," Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith says. "Half of our membership base Ls choosing to sell a car or not buy a car when they sign up with us." (Scott Eells, Bloomberg / April u, 2012) Jessica Simpson gives birth to baby girl By Jem- Hirsch, Los Angeles Times May 1.2012 .• -Scott Griffith wants to rent you a car, but just for an hour or two, or maybe the afternoon. Opinion: The worst way to judge a charityHe is the chief executive of Zipcar Inc., the Cambridge, Mass., company that in a few short years hassigned up nearly 700,000 members and has become profitable in recent quarters operating thenations largest car-share program.Zipcar generates about $63 a day from each of its 10,000 vehicles, and it earned nearly $4 million in Facebook lets users postthe fourth quarter of last year, its second consecutive profit. organ donor statusIn Southern California, Zipcar operates at many college campuses, including some of the smallerschools such as Chapman University and Occidental College. It also has rental cars in Hollywood,West Hollywood and Santa Monica.http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-autos-zipcar-20120421,0,4800172.story Page 1 of 4

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