Our Fleet

 

Our CarShare fleet is a diverse group of fuel-efficient vehicles in a variety of colors. We currently have six different model cars, and as our membership grows so will our fleet!

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Albany Fleet

Alaskey, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

Alaskey is named for Joe Francis Alaskey III, a Troy native who was a stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist. He’s best known for his voice acting work with Warner Brothers. He has voiced characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Sylvester, Tweety, Elmer Fudd, and more!

More details to come!

Andy, the 2013 Toyota Prius C

Andy is named after Andy Rooney, the journalist and Albany-native, best known for his segment on 60 Minutes.

Andy is our most fuel-efficient hybrid achieving 53 MPG. He’s perfect for city driving being extremely compact without lacking any interior space. Enjoy a quiet and comfortable ride on your next trip to the laundromat or dinner outing!

Garnet, the 2019 Subaru Impreza

Garnet is named for Henry Highland Garnet, an African-American abolitionist, minster, educator and orator. He escaped slavery as a child and grew up in New York City. He was educated at various institutions, and became an advocate of militant abolitionism. He became a minister and based his drive for abolitionism in religion. He moved his family to Troy in 1839, where he taught school and studied theology.

More details to come!

Mickey, the 2018 Honda Fit EX

Mickey is named after Philip Andre “Mickey” Rourke Jr. He was born on September 16th 1952, in Schenectady, New York. He is an American actor, screenwriter and retired boxer. Mickey has starred as a leading man in action, drama and thriller movies.

Mickey includes a remote start, backup camera and front wheel drive. The Fit is great for getting around town.

Nanette, the 2014 Kia Soul

Nanette

Nanette is named after famed Broadway actress and Albany-native Nanette Comstock. During the height of her career she traveled between New York and London, often touring with Charles Dickens. She last appeared on Broadway in 1922.

Nanette is a 2014 black Kia Soul and the largest vehicle in our fleet! Achieving up 164HP and 31 MPG, some say she’s a wagon while others describe her as a utility vehicle. No matter what, this Kia Soul is a statement model offering a balance of space, design, and contemporary technologies.

Northup, the 2018 Honda Fit EX

Northup is named after Solomon Northup, born in Minerva NY, July 10th 1807. Northup was born a free-man who established a farm in Kingsbury, NY 1832. He was later deceived, kidnapped and sold into slavery. He was an American Abolitionist and the author of the memoir Twelve Years a Slave. After regaining his freedom, he settled with his family in Queensbury, New York.

Northup has all the bells and whistles, including a backup camera and front wheel drive. With a horse power of 130hp 6600 rpm. EPA Mileage Est. (City/Hwy) is  29/37 mpg you’ll get where you need to go quickly and safely.

Troy Fleet

Harriet, the 2013 Toyota Prius

Harriet is named after Harriet Myers, born Harriet Johnson in Troy, NY. She and her husband, Stephen, were leaders of the Underground Railroad movement in Albany- opening schools and advocating for expanded voting rights for African Americans.

Harriet, the silver 2013 Toyota Prius, is our second push-to-start hybrid. Achieving up to 48 highway MPG, Harriet’s gear shift features are very similar to her brother Nipper. Her spacious and modern interior is perfect for riding solo or with the family!

Mame Faye, the 2019 Subaru Impreza

Mame Faye is named after Mary Alice Fahey Bonter, Troy’s most famous businesswoman. Mame Faye is also the second most notable figure right after Uncle Sam himself!

More details to come!

Mullany, the 2018 BMW i3

Mullany, our first electric vehicle – a 2018 BMW i3, is named after Kate Mullany, organizer of Troy’s Laundress union at the turn of the century.

That’s our fleet! As we grow, this page will continue to be updated with more details about each new car we get. Know a fun fact about the person who’s named for the car? Let us know and we’ll be happy to add it. Happy carsharing!