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Position Description HOURCAR is a nonprofit carsharing company in the Twin Cities, offering a fleet of shared-use vehicles to its members through an online reservation system with 24/7 access at any of its 40+ carsharing hubs. In summer 2021, HOURCAR will launch Evie Community Carshare, a new all-electric one-way carsharing service, with 150 electric vehicles […]
HOURCAR is excited to share we are accepting pre-approval applications until July 30th for first tranche Multifamily EV Carshare Pilot site hosts with a priority deadline of June 30th! Project Details Funded by the US Department of Energy and significantly underwritten by Xcel Energy and HOURCAR, the Multifamily EV Carshare Pilot Project will create environmentally […]
In January 2021, we began the process of a total technology overhaul. This included an entirely new backend system, technology software and hardware for our vehicles, and the introduction of an app. While the transition was more challenging than anticipated and further rocked by a recall, we are now on the up-swing and making positive movement forward. More Cars Near You! As […]
We have an update regarding our fleet availability. We’ve heard from many of our members asking where the vehicles are and the inability to make a reservation, so we wanted to clear a few things up. Our current fleet availability is very limited, and we are doing the best we can to get every neighborhood […]
As COVID-19 has continued to spread in Minnesota, we’ve been working hard to ensure that using an HOURCAR is as safe as possible. We’ve audited and improved our cleaning and sanitizing procedures to improve efficiency and maintain CDC compliance, as well as found other ways to improve the things we’re already doing. Here’s the updates […]
You may have noticed that things seem a little busier than usual at HOURCAR lately. Maybe the car you prefer hasn’t been available as often, or it took a little longer to get a response from our office. I’m writing today to finally take the wraps off a huge announcement we’ve been working on for […]