Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Transportation Alternatives, Honda
Following in Ford's and Chevy's footsteps, Honda today announced a partnership with the car-sharing service Zipcar. The cars that will be added to the use-em-when-you-need-em fleet are going to be Honda's "latest advanced technology vehicles," which in this case means the Insight hybrid, the Fit EV (starting this fall), the Accord Plug-In Hybrid (in early 2013) and the new CR-V. Zipcar's technical name is that Honda is a "preferred vehicle manufacturer" and Honda sees the deal as a way for "urban dwelling tech-savvy drivers to get first-hand experience with the new technology."
Earlier this year, Zipcar announced that the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid would be available in Chicago and Ford has targeted college-age car-sharers with 1,000 vehicles available across the country. It's never been a better time to use a new, fuel-efficient car for just dollars a hour.
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