Zipcar, Inc. operates a car sharing network. It operates membership-based businesses in major metropolitan areas and college campuses in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Zipcar offers more than 30 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking for an alternative to the high costs and hassles of owning a car. It operates in two reportable segments: North America and Europe. The company was founded in January 2000 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.