Car Hire News
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.
8th Dec 2017
Heathrow has reached a key milestone in its pledge to ‘Go Electric’ with the delivery of the 50th electric vehicle to the airport’s fleet.
7th Dec 2017
Europcar Group has announced it has received approval from the EU Commission to acquire Goldcar, Europe’s largest low-cost car rental company.
24th Nov 2017
easyJet has launched a new airport transfers booking portal, in partnership with HolidayTaxis Group, making it easier for customers to book the best deals and fastest transfer times to get to and from the airport.
22nd Nov 2017
Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Denis Langlois to the role of group human resources director. Langlois will be responsible for supporting the group’s development, particularly in the recent context of integrating new brands and acquisitions such as Buchbinder.
17th Nov 2017
Europcar Group has revealed the opening of new franchises in nine countries for its two major brands, Europcar and InterRent, in order to accelerate its international development.