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If you don't need a car all the time, why not share?

By Jill Amadio Originally published Aug 1, 2002

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Would you like to have a fleet of company cars at your commandfor a fraction of the normal cost? Innovative car-sharing systemslet you and your employees drive sedans, minivans and truckswithout leasing or purchasing a single vehicle.

A successful concept in Europe for 20 years, car-sharing isbeginning to catch on with U.S. business owners. If you don'tneed a company car 24 hours a day, it can save you time and money.Flexcar, forinstance, covers overhead costs such as gas, insurance, parking andmaintenance.

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