Media coverage

Media professionals seeking information about IGO should direct inquiries to:

Michelle Thoma
or (773) 269-2212

Sharon Feigon
or (773) 269-4028

Richard Kosmacher
or (773) 615-1368

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Press releases


Press coverage

IGO announces locations for electric vehicle charging stations
Chicago Tribune, 11/30/11

Two new solar projects coming to Oak Park
Trib Local, 11/8/11

Users say IGO offers convenient, inexpensive alternative to car ownership
Medill Reports, 10/19/11

City, IGO seek agreement on solar charging stations for electric vehicles
Trib Local, 9/27/11

Executive Profile: Sharon Feigon, CEO of IGO CarSharing
Chicago Tribune, 8/22/11

Small employers find ways to help staffers defray transit costs
Crain’s Chicago Business, 7/11/11

Quinn signs bills promoting electric vehicles
NBC Chicago, 7/9/11

Quinn signs bills promoting electric vehicles
Associated Press 7/9/11

Going without a car can fuel savings — for some
The Frugalista, Chicago Tribune, 5/31/11

Gas Prices Could Be Boost for Car-Share Industry
Red Eye, 5/3/11

VIDEO: Car Sharing Fuels Cost Savings for Motorists
CBS-TV/Channel 2 News, Chicago 3/3/11

Charging Stations Pave the Way for Electric Vehicles in Chicago
Chicago Tribune, 2/11/11

Social Entrepreneurship Growing Despite (or Perhaps Because of?) Economic Challenges
Huffington Post, 9/15/10

VIDEO: Electri-Car Sharing
First Business (syndicated TV news program), 7/26/10

IGO to add all-electric cars in 2011
Chicago Tribune, 7/26/10

IGO users will soon be able to go all-electric
Chicago Sun-Times, 7/26/10

Essential Chicago 2010: The New Essentials
Time Out Chicago, 2/25/10

VIDEO: IGO CarSharing
Green Biz Channel, Columbia College Recycling Program

VIDEO: IGO CarSharing Comes to Skokie
“SkokieTalk,” SkokieNet.org, Skokie Public Library, 11/27/09

Car-sharing program comes to Skokie
Skokie Review, 10/20/09

In car-sharing services, what keeps the cars from getting trashed?
Chicago Reader, “Straight Dope,” 11/12/09

VIDEO: IGO green cleaning service profiled in segment on microcredit
Chicago Tonight, WTTW Chicago, 10/1/09

IGO Offers Alternate Transportation
Daily Northwestern, 9/29/09

Car Sharing: Good for the Environment and the Budget
Blue Planet Green Living, 9/16/09

In Between Transit: IGO CarSharing from Chicago
GLUEspace.org, Great Lakes Urban Exchange, 9/16/09

Test Drive: Toyota Prius PHEV
Consumer Guide Automotive, 9/10/09

Rogers Parkers Love to (Car) Share
Chicagotalks.org, 6/30/09

Car Sharing in Chicago: Extending the Transit System
nuPOLIS: Scalable Innovations for Communities, 6/11/09

Test-Driving Car-Share Services
Wall Street Journal, 6/11/09

12 Ideas to Build On
Fast Company, May 2009

Quinn Plugs Greener Cars
Medill Reports, 4/21/09

Moving Transportation Forward
Illinois Environmental Council Briefing Book, April 2009

Critical Mass Transit
Green Business Quarterly, April 2009

Car Sharing the Way to Go
Chicago Sun-Times, 3/02/09

When it Comes to Driving, He’s Learned it’s Good to Share
Chicago Tribune, 10/27/08

IGO vs. Zipcar: Car-sharing Services Can Save You Money
Chicago Tribune, 10/12/2008

CTA Fare Card Can Get You a Rental Car Too
Chicago Tribune, 10/10/2008

CTA and IGO to Launch Joint Smart Card
Chicago Sun-Times, 10/10/2008

Ready For Car Sharing?
Planning Commissioners Journal, Spring 2008