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Zipcar will expand its van-rental service

Mike Segar/Reuters/File 2011

Zipcar has 673,000 members and 8,900 vehicles in urban areas and on college campuses in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom.

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Zipcar Inc. is expanding its Zipvan service to Greater Boston and Washington, D.C., following a successful test in San Francisco that began in November. Cambridge-based Zipcar is adding 15 Ford E-150 full-size cargo vans to its Boston-area fleet. The vans are available for hourly or daily rental, with rates starting at $15.75 per hour and $109 per day. The company said it will continue to evaluate the van service and decide whether to expand it across North America.

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