Zipcar, the Largest Campus Car-Sharing Provider, Invests in Gen Z’s Drive to Impact Community

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“Students with Drive” Campaign Launches to Support Mission-Driven College Leaders



Sept. 21, 2022

/PRNewswire/ — Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network and the largest campus car-sharing provider, today announced its signature

Students with Drive

campaign to support the next generation of mission-driven leaders. Access to Zipcar’s car-sharing service on campus has introduced Gen Z – community-minded, conscious consumers – to sustainable transportation. Now, through

Students with Drive,

Zipcar is empowering young trailblazers to sustainably live their missions and impact their communities.

“Today’s college students are immensely passionate about making a meaningful social and environmental difference in the world,” said

Kate Smith

, who oversees Zipcar’s University relationships as Head of Business to Business and Partnerships. “At Zipcar, we want to introduce students to the concept of car-sharing and its impact. We know this generation wants to fuel change, especially when it comes to environmentally sustainable choices and community building. Zipcar’s

Students with Drive

helps support the influential efforts of Gen Z across the nation.”

Students with Drive Fuel Change

Students with Drive

first launched in

October 2011

to support student organizations who need access to transportation to move their mission forward


Since then, Zipcar has given more than

one million dollars

in funding to empower 400 student groups across the country. This year, the Grand Prize will consist of


to the student organization,


to the University general scholarship fund and


for the student organization to access Zipcars, with tiered prizes for second through tenth place.

Interested student organizations who have Zipcars on or around campus should enter by

October 31, 2022

, by submitting a questionnaire that addresses their mission and how Zipcar can drive it further. A panel of judges will review the submissions, and the top 10 entrants will receive


in Zipcar Driving Credit and a


gift card to create a video demonstrating how the student organization will address its mission with the help of Zipcar. Videos must be submitted by

February 16, 2023

and will be voted on via Zipcar and social media. Winners will be notified and announced in the spring of 2023. For Official Rules and to enter, visit


About Zipcar for Universities

Since 2001, Zipcar has brought hundreds of campuses convenient, affordable, and reliable access to cars while also reducing traffic, CO


emissions, and campus congestion. Recent research highlights the value of on-campus car-sharing, with 73% of university members (students, faculty, and staff) stating Zipcar car-sharing improves their quality of life. 1 When it comes to freedom, financial independence, and control, University members agree, car-sharing:

  • Gives them the opportunity to be independent and be themselves (71%)
  • Allows them to experience as many things as possible (69%)
  • Enables them able to reach important places like work and school affordably (45%)
  • Provides them financial freedom and control (43%)

For over twenty years, Zipcar has been a critical component of campus transportation and sustainability initiatives. Zipcar provides students, faculty, and staff, access to Zipcars to pursue off-campus activities and community initiatives, enriching the student life experience and supporting a university’s impact on the community. Today, Zipcar enables campus communities across the nation to drive on-demand with gas, insurance options, dedicated parking, maintenance and up to 180 miles a day included in the cost of a reservation. To learn more, visit


About Zipcar

Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing network, driven by a mission to enable simple and responsible urban living. With its wide variety of self-service vehicles available by the hour, day or week, Zipcar operates in urban areas and university campuses in hundreds of cities, towns, and universities. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAR), a leading global provider of transportation solutions. More information is available at


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