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Zipcar, Flexcar to Combine Resources

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Zipcar, Flexcar to Combine Resources

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Zipcar, Flexcar to Combine Resources

Zipcar, Flexcar to Combine Resources

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Zipcar and Flexcar both rent cars on an hourly basis to city people who don't want to be bothered with owning a car. They have only been around for a few years, and neither one has turned a profit. Now, the two companies plan to merge, reduce costs and start making money.

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