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What’s The Future Of Zipcar?

Avis is buying Zipcar for $491.2 million, expanding its offerings from traditional car rentals to car sharing services. Pictured here is a a Zipcar is parked at a lot in New York on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

Avis is buying Zipcar for $491.2 million, expanding its offerings from traditional car rentals to car sharing services. Pictured here is a a Zipcar is parked at a lot in New York on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

Zipcar was once a scrappy startup that introduced the revolutionary idea of car-sharing. Now it’s been bought by the rental car giant, Avis.

Zipcar’s original founder and the Boston Globe’s innovation economist join Radio Boston to talk about what lies ahead for the company.

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