Car Hire News
25th Aug 2017
Hertz Global has announced that Thrifty Car Rental has enhanced its customer proposition in Malta under a new leadership. Now operated by a longstanding Hertz franchise partner, United Garage, Thrifty Malta offers customers more rental locations, diverse and refreshed fleet as well as a new, user-friendly website.
27th Jul 2017
Revenue at car rental company Europcar rose to €1,028 million during the first half of financial 2017, up 10.1 per cent at constant exchange rates with organic growth of 4.6 per cent. Adjusted corporate EBITDA at the company stood at €56 million, up 2.7 per cent at constant exchange rates.
28th Jun 2017
Travelport has today announced a new agreement with Right Cars, one of the fastest-growing car rental brands in the industry. Based in Brighton, UK, the company operates in 23 countries, providing car rental services in more than 140 locations including airport terminals.
23rd Jun 2017
Etihad Airways has amended its chauffeur policy following a review of usage by premium guests across all major markets. The complimentary chauffeur service will be retained at Etihad Airways’ Abu Dhabi hub and replaced with a paid option at specially negotiated rates in all other cities.
20th Jun 2017
Europcar Group has signed an agreement with Investindustrial to acquire Goldcar, Europe’s largest low-cost car rental company.
16th Jun 2017
Hertz Global has renewed its global partnership with Lufthansa, one of Europe’s largest airlines. Launched in 2013, the agreement has since resulted in added convenience and exclusive benefits for Lufthansa.com passengers renting a Hertz vehicle at any location around the world.
15th Jun 2017
Finnair has integrated Blacklane, the global professional driver service, as its preferred airport transfer provider. After booking a round-trip flight with Finnair, travellers now see Blacklane’s all-inclusive, guaranteed fares for four rides: transfers to and from departure and arrival airports.
14th Jun 2017
Hertz Portugal has launched the BMW motorcycle rental service Hertz Ride in France in partnership with Hertz Europe, BMW and Touratech.
13th Jun 2017
Europcar Group has taken a 20 per cent minority investment in SnappCar, a peer-to-peer car sharing scale-up.
7th Jun 2017
The Hertz Corporation has signed a three-way and exclusive partnership agreement with Hertz Mexico (operated by Avasa) and Aeroméxico.