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  • In their first day trading as public companies, short-term car-rental company Zipcar surged 10.00, or 56%, to 28.00, while Arcos Dorados Holdings , the company that runs McDonald's franchises in Latin America, soared 4.20, or 25%, to 21.20.

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  • This week is going to be quite active for IPO issuance in the U.S., with a half-dozen deals lining up, including two standouts that investors seem keen on: short-term car-rental company Zipcar Inc. and Latin America's McDonald's Corp. franchisee, Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc.

    Zipcar, Others Set Debuts

  • The IPO of short-term car-rental company Zipcar took off Thursday, rising 66% on its first trade.

    Zipcar Pops in Debut; McDonald's Franchisee Jumps

  • The IPO of short-term car-rental company Zipcar Inc. took off like a shot Thursday, rising 67% on its first trade.

    Zipcar Pops in Debut; McDonald's Franchisee Jumps

  • The Bay Area has another advantage for the start-ups: an educated car-sharing consumer thanks to City Carshare, a not-for-profit celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and Zipcar Inc., the short-term car-rental service that recently went public.

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  • All this for a company with an unorthodox short-term car-rental business that despite 560,000 customer-members in 14 major cities including Toronto and Vancouver and more than 230 university campuses has never turned a profit in its 11 years in business.

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  • I took just enough time to change, grab my purse, tell Dyamond and Destiny to pack ASAP and get to another hotel to wait for me, and then hopped my bruised and battered ass in a taxi to the nearest car-rental place.

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  • Likewise, car-rental companies and some taxi services are increasingly submitting receipts automatically.

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  • In May, Hertz returned to the bidding war for Dollar Thrifty, offering about $2.2 billion for the car-rental firm.

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  • These projects include car-rental projects for urban areas and related services.

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