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Dish sponsors Daytona race car, zips past TV ad ban on Hopper

Dish's Hopper product lets TV watchers skip the ads -- so the networks have in turn been declining to run ads for the Hopper. But when Fox shows the Daytona 500 on Sunday, the Dish logo will race around that obstacle.

By February 23, 2013


Ford's first electric car zips onto the scene

Ford, one of the world's largest automakers, has finally plugged in to the electric car craze. The Focus Electric will hit showroom floors this spring, but it remains to be seen whether consumers will get behind the wheel. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

April 13, 2012


Behind the wheel with RelayRides (video)

Look out, Zipcar--Relay Rides is mounting a big push to unseat the popular car-sharing company.

By October 24, 2011


Zipcar app for Android drops the beta tag

Android-toting Zipcar users can finally access the car-sharing service from their smartphones.

By June 21, 2011


Zipcar launches San Francisco van program

Zipcar announced a pilot program that includes full-size cargo vans through a new offering called Zipvan for San Francisco residents.

By November 29, 2011


Zipcar gets plug-in Prius before it goes up for sale

A testing program with Toyota gives Zipcar members a chance to test the Prius Plug-in Hybrid before it goes up for sale.

By January 27, 2011


Dude, where's my Zipcar?

What use is a Zipcar app if all the Zipcars have gone missing?

By October 8, 2009


Avis Budget swallows up Zipcar for $500 million

The car rental company will officially own the car-sharing company in the spring of 2013, pending regulatory approval.

By January 2, 2013


ZipcarU shares rides with even more college and university students

Zipcar today announced that it has launched ride-share programs at eight more college and university campuses this winter, adding to the more than 235 programs in place.

By February 8, 2011


WWDC 2009: Zipcar launches app for iPhone

At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Luke Schneider of Zipcar shows off a new application for the iPhone. The new software enables Zipcar users to find and reserve the nearest available vehicle on a city map. It also sports a feature that will beep the horn of the reserved Zipcar and unlock it when the user is close by.

June 8, 2009