How it Began
Enterprise CarShare originally began under the network of Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s hourly car rentals
Car sharing continued to evolve into a larger, local car-sharing service provider known as WeCar by Enterprise.
WeCar used an industry-leading dedicated use model as a way to bring the economic and environmental benefits of car sharing directly to our customers, which included individuals, universities, governments, corporations and municipalities.
...And then we Grew
2011 - August
Enterprise Holdings announced that it acquired the business of PhillyCarShare (PCS), a Philadelphia based organization that focused on improving community transit and environmental goals. PCS added more than 13,000 car sharing members to the Enterprise portfolio who were dedicated to community-based car sharing.
2012 - June
Enterprise Holdings made another acquisition with Mint Cars-On-Demand, which served 8,000 car sharing members in New York City and Boston. Mint car-sharing vehicles were immediately incorporated into the local Enterprise car-rental fleets in the New York City and Boston regions.
2013 - Spring
Introduced Enterprise CarShare. To capitalize on our longtime focus on customized service in the communities we serve and meeting local transportation needs for more than 55 years, all of Enterprise’s car-sharing services throughout the country transitioned to the Enterprise CarShare name.
2013 - May
Enterprise added 15,000 members through its acquisition of the business of IGO CarSharing, the first car-sharing program in Chicago.
2013 - September
Enterprise CarShare launched its services in Washington, D.C.
2014 - April
Enterprise acquires Occasional Car in Denver and AutoShare in Toronto, ON.
2015 - April
Enterprise added 800 new members across 17 UK cities through its acquisition of City Car Club, the second largest car club in the country.
...into who we are today
Today, the service is available for more than 130 university campuses, 40 dedicated government programs, and 500 business accounts in 35 U.S. States, Canada and the UK.
To learn more about Enterprise’s rich heritage and our company’s founding values, please visit the Enterprise Holdings About Us page.