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HOURCAR news, updates, and promotions.

Winter is hard, but we’re in this together.

The last time it snowed this much in February, the Metrodome collapsed. Last week we set a new record for snowiest February in the Twin Cities, which doesn’t feel like something to celebrate, but here we are anyway. Over the last 4 weeks, we’ve survived over 30 inches of snow, 4 declared snow emergencies, the polar vortex with air temperatures of -25°F, and a boring Super Bowl. […]

Presidents Day Sale: 10% off all hourly rates!

Monday is Presidents Day, which seems as good a reason as any to throw a rate sale. We’re cutting hourly rates by 10% all day for those of you who have the day off and all night for those of you who don’t. So go do something presidential like, um, buy a mattress? I hear […]

City of Saint Paul Awarded Federal Funds for New Electric Carsharing Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Monday, February 13, 2019 Contact: Ben Findlay ben.findlay@hourcar.org (651) 400-2300 SAINT PAUL (Feb. 13, 2019) — The City of Saint Paul has been awarded funding to launch a new Twin Cities electric carsharing service by as early as 2020. The Transportation Advisory Board of the Metropolitan Council voted unanimously to approve a […]

Join by March 1 and we’ll match your membership fee in driving credit!

HOURCAR rolling into the new year like… via GIPHY Help cleanse our qi or fix whatever’s going on with our vibe. We’ve had a rough start to 2019 at HOURCAR, what with our office heat going out last week and our phones and internet crashing today. First we checked to see if Mercury is in […]

Introducing the Overnight MAX!

Want to drive an HOURCAR home after work and bring it back the following morning? Ever wish you could have a cost-effective way to keep an HOURCAR overnight after a late-night meeting or event? Stop wishing and reserve an HOURCAR now, because the Overnight MAX is here! Introducing the Overnight MAX! Overnight MAX is a […]

Celebrate the 2nd of October with Two New HOURCAR Hubs!

We are so happy to announce the opening of two new HOURCAR hubs today! The first new Hub is located at the Seward Co-op Friendship store at 38th st E and 3rd Ave S in Minneapolis. Seward Co-op is a long-time partner of HOURCAR and we are thrilled to continue our partnership with them through this new location […]

Summer is for FLEXing

At HOURCAR, we understand that recurring subscriptions aren’t for everybody. That’s why we created the HOURCAR Flex Plan — a new rate plan with no membership fees! Yes, you read that correctly. NO MEMBERSHIP FEES. Rather than paying a monthly or annual membership fee, Flex plan users pay a higher hourly rate when they reserve […]

City of St. Paul Applies for Federal Grant Money to Fund New Electric Carsharing Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Patrick Thornton (612) 230-6357 patrick.thornton@russellherder.com   City of St. Paul Applies for Federal Grant Money to Fund New Electric Carsharing Service City partners with St. Paul-based HOURCAR and Xcel Energy on potential $10.6 million project ST. PAUL (July 17, 2018) — The City of St. Paul, working in partnership with the nonprofit […]

HOURCAR Hiring!

Are you a student or recently out of school and interested in carsharing? Interested in community outreach and marketing? Then HOURCAR is the place for you! Join the best staff in carsharing. You will be responsible for coordinating and attending HOURCAR Outreach events. You are also responsible for implementing student outreach on and off campus […]

HOURCAR Requests Proposals for Increased Access Hub Site Hosts

HOURCAR is a nonprofit carsharing company based in the Twin Cities. Since 2012, HOURCAR has provided affordable, accessible, and sustainable transportation choices for Twin Cities residents. HOURCAR operates a fleet of 60 vehicles (cars, trucks, and SUVs) strategically positioned at 55 locations (hubs) throughout the Twin Cities. These vehicles are available for rent by the […]