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Zipcar officially lauched their android application v1.0

On June 21, Zipcar officially launched their Android application sans the 'beta' tag.  The app allows users to search and reserve Zipcars by a variety of criteria such as  time, location, and vehicle type.

Personally, I downloaded the app to my Samsung Infuse Android and I really like it so far.  I found it to be user-friendly, easily navigable, and well designed.  You can find cars by looking at a map (google maps API) and see what cars are available in relation to your current location or you can set a search location - cool!

From the Zipcar press release :

"The Android App is part of a suite of integrated mobile applications that includes Zipcar's iPhone® application -- recognized by Time Magazine as one of the "50 Best iPhone Apps in 2011" -- as well as a mobile website, which can be used on BlackBerry® devices and smartphones to make, extend or change reservations; and two-way SMS texting, allowing the vehicle to proactively reach out to members during their reservation via their mobile device to manage their reservation, including instant reservation extension.

For members without a smartphone, Zipcar offers an interactive, automated call line which recognizes members and their reservation status, and dynamically changes the options (i.e. extends a reservation) based on where members are in their reservation experience.  

The app is available for download at or can be downloaded directly on an Android-powered device by searching for "Zipcar" in the Android Market.  Members can visit with any questions regarding Zipcar for Android, and can also send feedback directly through the application.  For more information on Zipcar, visit"