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If you're in the Chicago area and have an old beater that you want to dispose of, ZipCar has an offer for you. ZipCar is the car-sharing service that maintains a fleet of cars, and allows members to buy credits that you can use to drive one of the cars on an as needed basis. On Monday, February 26, ZipCar and Cars for Kids will be hosting a screening of "An Inconvenient Truth" along with a "Drive-In, Don't Drive Out" event at the Music Box Theater in Chicago. You can bring your old car and donat

100 cars are ready to be shared and are waiting in 14 neighborhoods around Chicago, part of yesterday's launch that gave Zipcar the largest car sharing fleet in Illinois. The state government is promoting car sharing through a $25,000 grant that encourages car sharing in Illinois. Zipcar is matching the amount, so a total of $50,000 will be given back to new Zipcar members in the form of $50 credit to each of the first 1,000 members. The City of Chicago is also exempting all car sharing programs