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Published on April 10th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Zimride — Cool Carsharing Option

Sharing more of our goods (and experiences) is increasingly popular in our networked world. And carsharing is one small (but significant) aspect of that. Zimride is one company leading the way on that front. Here’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Zimride” from sister site Gas2, from occasional CleanTechnica writer (and Zimride user) Susanna Schick (who was just severely injured in what seems to have been an intentional hit-and-run in LA):

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Zimride (via Gas 2.0)

OK, so I’m not a hitchhiker, (and that is NOT my car!) but I have been known to give rides to strangers. And even a stretch Hummer can save CO2 with Zimride. So perhaps this is more “The Pilot’s Guide to Passengers.” I found out about Zimride at the Opportunity Green Conference they co-sponsored…

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to and click on the relevant buttons.

  • jburt56

    Put solar on the roof.

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