Car Hire News
30th Jan 2018
Fast-growing Icelandic flight search engine, Dohop, has enhanced its travel comparison service by partnering with leading ground transportation solutions provider, Rentalcars Connect.
23rd Jan 2018
Europcar UK has joined market leading loyalty programme, Nectar, to give travellers more chances to collect and redeem points. Whether travelling by plane, train or car this year, Nectar customers can now use their cards to collect points when on the go.
22nd Jan 2018
Europcar has developed its driver service offer, using the benefits of Brunel’s technology platform, to provide its customers with a seamless end to end global travel solution. The company hopes the move will be another step toward meeting new mobility demands.
11th Jan 2018
The opportunity to get behind the wheel of the highly sought-after Jaguar F-Type SVR has just been made easier thanks to an exclusive partnership between Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Jaguar. Specifically, in select locations throughout the US, the Jaguar is now available for rent through the Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise.
9th Jan 2018
Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Luc Peligry as chief financial officer, in addition to his role as a member of the executive committee. Peligry has a strong background in finance and management in different business environments, including health, food, chemical, and consulting.
5th Jan 2018
Ryanair has launched Ryanair Transfers, a new transfers booking platform, powered by CarTrawler. The new service will allow customers to book a range of ground transport options, including taxis, chauffeur, bus, coach, and rail services.
3rd Jan 2018
Zipcar has announced that Zipcar Flex, its ‘floating’ car sharing service, is now available to nearly 3.5 million Londoners. Zipcar Flex allows members to spontaneously jump into a car and drive one-way across London, with the ability to drop the car off in one of thousands of spaces within the ‘Zipzone’, which now covers an area of over 235 km2 across London.
29th Dec 2017
Softbank is set to take a large stake in ride hailing app Uber, expanding its holdings in transportation companies around the globe. The Japanese investment giant led a consortium to take an $8 billion stake in the taxi frim.
22nd Dec 2017
Uber has appointed former Orbitz chief executive Barney Harford to the role of chief operating officer, ending a long search. He becomes the second-highest ranking executive at Uber Technologies.
12th Dec 2017
Avis Car Rental UK has expanded its popular Avis Travel Partner service to offer tailored car rental support for Chinese travellers.