Car Hire News

EmbraerX presents latest flying car in Washington

12th Jun 2019
EmbraerX presents latest flying car in Washington
EmbraerX has unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, DC. The event convenes a global community of manufacturers, investors, policymakers, and government officials, all working to make the urban aerial ridesharing vision a reality.

Queensland launches scUber Great Barrier Reef submarine experience

23rd May 2019
Queensland launches scUber Great Barrier Reef submarine experience
Authorities in Queensland have partnered with Uber to launch a new submarine experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Guests will be able to hail scUber, branded as the first rideshare submarine experience in the world, from Monday in order to head to the iconic Australian destination.

Alfa Romeo Giulia joins Hertz Italian Collection

21st May 2019
Alfa Romeo Giulia joins Hertz Italian Collection
Hertz Europe has unveiled the latest addition to its Selezione Italia (Italian Collection) fleet with the arrival of a new rental exclusive, the Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.9T V6 Quadrifoglio.

Europcar Mobility Group reports steady revenues for early 2019

17th May 2019
Europcar Mobility Group reports steady revenues for early 2019
Europcar Mobility Group generated revenues of €553 million in the first quarter of financial 2019, a slight decline of 0.6 per cent when compared to last year. The car rental company said the fall was driven by an earlier Easter, which fell in April this year.

Europcar-owned Ubeeqo to expand Paris car share options

15th May 2019
Europcar-owned Ubeeqo to expand Paris car share options
Paris has offered Ubeeqo the management of 850 on-street parking spaces with the aim of creating a new Mobilib service. These new spaces will enable Ubeeqo to expand its fleet of self-service vehicles, enhancing mobility for Parisians.

Avis promote new app with European campaign

7th May 2019
Avis promote new app with European campaign
Car rental provider Avis has announced it will be launching a new European-wide campaign this month, designed to celebrate the international roll-out of the new Avis app.

Enterprise Holdings expands in Japan with Nippon Rent-A-Car deal

14th Apr 2019
Enterprise Holdings expands in Japan with Nippon Rent-A-Car deal
The two companies have entered into a franchise agreement that provides access to Enterprise’s brands for visitors to Japan, as well as for Japanese residents travelling overseas.

Citymapper partners with Zipcar UK for new mobility options

11th Apr 2019
Leading transport app Citymapper has added Zipcar UK to its London app as part of a six-month trial. The move will ensure that car sharing is included in relevant searches, displaying both route and time needed to complete the trip.

Uber launches new Vouchers payment option

11th Apr 2019
Uber launches new Vouchers payment option
Businesses with an Uber account can easily create Vouchers and send them to customers via email, social media and mobile messaging. Customers can then open the link and automatically add the Voucher to their Uber app, until it expires.

Forsythe takes top sales role with Europcar in the UK

5th Apr 2019
Forsythe takes top sales role with Europcar in the UK
Forsythe has taken up the role following the promotion of former UK sales and marketing director, Jose Blanco, to the position of deputy general manager for the company’s low-cost business unit.
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