Uhaul Car Share

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IndustryCar rental
HeadquartersPhoenix, Arizona
Area served
30 and growing
A reserved parking spot sign in Salt Lake City

UhaulCarShare (formerly "UCarShare")[1] is a for-profit carsharing service offered by U-Haul in nearly 40 cities in the United States.[2] Those with a UhaulCarShare membership may have use of a car, billable by the hour or by the day. However, use is generally limited to three days at a time.[3] Most often, Uhaul Car Share vehicles are operated in communities with colleges and/or universities nearby. "The goal of [Uhaul] Car Share is to give people an alternative to owning second and third cars, and to increase the use of public transit."[4]

UhaulCarShare's primary competitor is Zipcar (which, since 2007, includes the former Flexcar).[5][6]

Renters are assigned a unique code that will be entered into a keypad located on the front driver's door or front windshield of the vehicle, which will allow them to gain access to the vehicle.


  1. ^ "U Car Share Gets Overhauled; New Name: "UhaulCarShare"—Same Great Rates!" (Press release). PR Newswire. 12 Aug 2011. Retrieved 2 Aug 2013.
  2. ^ "uhaulcareshare.com". Retrieved 22 Dec 2012.
  3. ^ "Frequently asked questions". Retrieved 22 Dec 2012.
  4. ^ Forester, Anne (18 Aug 2009). "U Car Share offers Utahns a new way to get around town". ksl.com. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Digital Media. Retrieved 2 Aug 2009.
  5. ^ Blanco, Sebastian (24 Jul 2007). "UHaul enters the car-sharing system with U Car Share". Autoblog.com. Retrieved 22 Dec 2012.
  6. ^ Heath, Thomas (31 Oct 2007). "Zipcar and Flexcar Driven Together". The Washington Post.

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