Old Avis ad in Australia – CC image from Bidgee
Last week’s big transportation news: Avis purchased Zipcar for a cool $500 million. Reaction to the sale is all over the map, with some analysts praising the move and some hating it.
On the ‘pro’ side of the ledger – Felix Salmon:
The acquisition solves a number
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Yonah Freemark and Ryan Avent have some discussion on the urban benefits of car sharing services.
The end result, at least theoretically: fewer cars on the road, more efficient use of each automobile, and fewer parking spaces needed. It has proven a cheaper alternative to taxis and car rentals and has been
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