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Europcar expands general sales agents network

11th Apr 2018
Europcar expands general sales agents network
In recent years Europcar Group, a major player in mobility markets, has accelerated the development of building a large network of general sales agents throughout the world.

Blanco appointed sales director at Europcar UK

6th Apr 2018
Blanco appointed sales director at Europcar UK
Europcar UK has appointed Jose Blanco as UK sales and marketing director. He has taken over the role from Nick Harwood, who has been promoted to sales director, key partners, for Europcar Group.

Europcar refocuses low-cost car rental activities

29th Mar 2018
Europcar refocuses low-cost car rental activities
The low-cost car rental segment is one of the most dynamic in Europe, representing approximately €1.5 billion, enjoying a historical 12 per cent annual growth rate and expected to continue to grow at a similar pace, especially in leisure destinations like France, Spain, Italy, UK, Portugal, Greece and Turkey.

Hertz Chauffeur expands offering in Asia

29th Mar 2018
Hertz Chauffeur expands offering in Asia
Hertz Asia has launched a new Hertz Chauffeur website to make it easier for customers, including travel agents, to book chauffeur services for a full day, half a day and airport or city transfers.

Gatwick to trial autonomous vehicles on airfield

20th Mar 2018
Gatwick to trial autonomous vehicles on airfield
Gatwick’s 300 airside vehicles are stationary 90 per cent of the time – as staff attend to aircraft and passengers – but a trial of electric-powered autonomous vehicles will soon see workers shuttled between popular locations on the airfield when it starts later this summer.

Eurowings increases car hire options on offer to passengers

15th Mar 2018
Eurowings increases car hire options on offer to passengers
Eurowings will offer its customers no less than four car hire companies as of this month, with vehicles from Hertz, Thrifty, Avis and Budget now available when making the flight booking. The new partnership with Hertz is set to run for three years.

Europcar signs away stake in car2go Europe

1st Mar 2018
Europcar signs away stake in car2go Europe
Europcar has signed an agreement with Daimler Mobility Services for the sale of its 25 per cent stake in car2go Europe. The completion of the transaction requires the approval of the competent antitrust authorities, with the parties expecting to receive these approvals and close the transaction before the end of the second quarter of 2018.

Europcar roles out Drive & Share product across Germany and Demark

23rd Feb 2018
Europcar roles out Drive & Share product across Germany and Demark
Europcar Group has announced the launch of its Drive & Share solution in Germany and Denmark together with SnappCar, the second-largest international peer-to-peer car sharing player in Europe.

Mikkelsen takes up sales leadership role with Europcar

15th Feb 2018
Mikkelsen takes up sales leadership role with Europcar
Europcar Group has appointed Tony Mikkelsen as group corporate sales director. In his role, Mikkelsen will be responsible for all corporate sales activities at group level.

Europcar rolls out new mobility portal in UK

6th Feb 2018
Europcar rolls out new mobility portal in UK
Europcar UK has launched its new mobility portal to give fleet and travel managers one-stop access to the company’s full range of mobility services.
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