Wheelz CEO: Avis’ Zipcar Buy Signals A Shift Toward More Car Sharing, Less Car Ownership

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http://techcrunch.com – Car-sharing service Wheelz is kind of like Zipcar, but instead of owning a fleet of vehicles itself, it’s making cars that are owned by regular folks available for rent. Founder and CEO Jeff Miller says Wheelz is “building a community marketplace that connects people who own a car with people who need access to a car.” According to him, there are about 250 million cars in the U.S., most of which are parked all the time. Wheelz aims to make those parked cars available to those who might not own one, when they need a vehicle. To do so, it installs a hardware device into all c (IT news)