Hourcar Car Sharing Announces Fleet Additions in Minnesota

St. Paul, Minn.-based Hourcar announced March 7 the addition of 31 new shared vehicles in St. Paul and Minneapolis over the next year to be located along Central Corridor Light Rail Transit line.

Ford Priuses, minivans and trucks will be available in May for Hourcar members. Currently, the car sharing service has 39 vehicles at 35 locations.

Hourly rates range from $6-$8 and membership fees are $5-$15 a month.

Hourcar is funding the expansion with the Funders Collaborative and $500,000 in grants from the McKnight Foundation and the Central Corridor and member fees.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Why Do We Visit Capitol Hill?

Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Not caving to a customer with a blatant agenda may have consequences, especially for a small rental company that relies on stellar Yelp ratings to advertise. But business integrity must prevail.

The Truth Behind Compact Van Depreciation

Why are large van values holding up better than their compact counterparts, and will it last?

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.