General Motors’ Maven car-sharing service debuted in Baltimore on Wednesday, bringing a fleet of cars available for hourly or daily rentals to the city. The service launched with a fleet of 40 vehicles at 20 locations in and near downtown, ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Avis is leaping into the car-sharing service business by buying Zipcar for $491.2 million, aiming to capture a new type of customer and technology that will vastly expand its car rental options. Car sharing has become a ...Read More »
When the small diner at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point — the legendary Rallo’s — closed in September, many regulars were doubly bereft. They mourned the death of personable owner Vincent Rallo, from lung cancer on July 7, ...
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Returning to Baltimore after a vacation in Italy, I’ve been reflecting on the ability to live essentially car-free for two weeks. There was, for sure, the one-hour taxi ride from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport over traffic-clogged roads to the heart of ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Shares of Zipcar Inc. are soaring in their market debut after the initial public offering priced better than the company had predicted. Zipcar shares had priced for $18 a share, above the $14 to $16 projection. That ...Read More »
NEW YORK— Zipcar Inc., the car-sharing company that rents rides for as little as an hour, is expected to get a warm reception from Wall Street for its planned initial public offering this week. Its supporters think skyrocketing gas prices ...Read More »