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Subaru HOURCARs include free Minnesota State Park permits

All four of our Subaru HOURCARs now include free Minnesota State Park permits Spring is finally here, and I think we’re all ready to go outside after the long winter. We’re here to help you get some fresh air and soak up some sunshine by putting annual Minnesota State Park permits in all four of our […]

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 announces partnership with Xcel

HOURCAR parters with Xcel Energy to plan for 100% electric fleet Through a partnership with Xcel Energy, HOURCAR will begin planning to convert their entire fleet from fuel-based vehicles to a 100% electric fleet and a one-way trip model by 2020. SAINT PAUL, MN, October 24, 2017 – Today, HOURCAR announced that it would partner […]