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Zipcar Adds Electric Cars To Its U.K. Fleet

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Zipcar has announced the introduction of 10 Vauxhall cars at select London as a British pilot version of its electric vehicles program Chevy Volts. The car that won Car of the Year for 2012 will customers to travel up to 50 miles on cleaner electric power. is the first time in the U.K. a car-sharing club has offered to an Extended-Range Electric Vehicle


 Zipcar could expand its EV in the country if the pilot program the Amperas is well received. Zipcar launched its U.S. large-scale electric vehicle program in Chicago in March. Zipcar over 700K members a fleet of over 9K vehicles in America and Europe.

It competes traditional rental companies and services like Connect by WeCar, UHaul’s UCarShare and Car Share.

Awarded European Car of the for 2012, the Ampera is a full-performance and Extended-Range Electric Vehicle which can travel up to 50 miles on electric power with tailpipe emissions, after it shifts to petrol generator produces electricity to keep it an additional 310 miles on a full of petrol. Given that taken by Zipcar members are and much less than 35 it is expected that a large of journeys will use electric only.

The pay-as-you-go car sharing network allow members to reserve Vauxhall Ampera online or their smartphones from £5 per which includes insurance, assistance and maintenance. The pilot to test the car s viability as part of the fleet by assessing customer operating costs and emissions present, Zipcar has a fleet of vehicles in London.

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Zipcar s competitor Hertz On recently announced plans an electric vehicle car-sharing in Oxford, England, using LEAF cars, starting an hour. It has also expressed to add Amperas to its London fleet by

Electric Vehicles Make A Case For Car-Sharing and Government

While cost is the prime for customers to prefer car-sharing and over ownership, the newest of drivers also weighs the of eco-friendliness and technology while their preferred car-sharing and vehicles. Hybrids and EVs are thus a natural fit to programs, and Zipcar has pioneered in advanced vehicle technologies, from introducing EVs and hybrids in Boston and 10 years ago. It also launched its first large-scale electric (EV) program in Chicago Chevrolet Volts.

Electric are likely to be strongly leveraged by programs after 2012 the development of shared charging and will create a strong for government support for car-sharing in Europe and North America. vehicles are clean, green and and are believed to be the best near-to-market low vehicle technology with no at ‘point of use’, 30-40% CO2 emissions, and 60-70% lower costs compared to petrol or vehicles.

We have a $18 Trefis estimate for Zipcar. which a premium of 70% to the current market

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