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Wednesday: January 2, 2013

Avis acquires Zipcar for a mere $500 million.Avis acquires Zipcar for a mere $500 million.

Avis says it expects to generate $50 to $70 million in ‘annual synergies’ as a result of the deal. FYI: The company booked $7.3 billion in revenue for the full year 2012, and employs roughly 29,000 employees today. The transaction is expected to close in the spring of 2013.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:20 AM | Tags (7) | rental | avis | acquisition | car | sharing | zipcar | thenextweb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 30, 2009

Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

You can unlock a reserved Zipcar's car doors and even honk the horn remotely - all with your iPhone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:04 AM | Tags (7) | app | future | horns | iphone | neat | remotely | zipcar |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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