Articles By: Helen Young

Green Motion abolishes sky high fees for Scotland island ferries

Green Motion abolishes sky high fees for Scotland island ferries

December 7, 2017 9:21 am

Green Motion has bowed to pressure and done away with usurious surcharges for taking hire cars on ferries to the islands of Scotland. Until the fee was scrapped, hirers taking one of the CO2-friendly car supplier’s vehicles for a fortnight […]

BMW ReachNow car share services make inroads in China

BMW ReachNow car share services make inroads in China

November 30, 2017 10:01 am

BMW has announced it will be inaugurating a ReachNow car sharing project in central China in December. The Sichuan provincial city of Chengdu has been selected as the guinea pig for the first ReachNow car share scheme outside Beijing. The […]

Avis group takes over Scotland based van hire firm ACL

Avis group takes over Scotland based van hire firm ACL

November 23, 2017 9:07 am

The UK arm of the Avis Budget Group has confirmed the takeover of van rental suppler ACL Hire in Scotland. West Lothian based ACL offers a full collection of vans and trucks in Scotland and other UK locations. ACL Hire […]

Car2Go car sharing launches in Israel port city of Haifa

Car2Go car sharing launches in Israel port city of Haifa

November 16, 2017 9:39 am

Last week saw the inauguration of a Car2Go car sharing project in the Israel port city of Haifa. The scheme launched with a pool of 40 eco-friendly Renault Zoe cars and has been jointly sponsored by Haifa’s council as part […]

Sixt car hire to move into new  Fort Lauderdale headquarters

Sixt car hire to move into new Fort Lauderdale headquarters

November 9, 2017 12:12 pm

A senior director with Sixt car hire says the company’s US operation will be moving to a new headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. Speaking to reporters recently, Sebastian Birkel explained the company had selected Fort Lauderdale because of its prime location […]

Avis India introduces chauffeur booking app for Indians travelling abroad

Avis India introduces chauffeur booking app for Indians travelling abroad

November 2, 2017 11:51 am

Avis in India has just inaugurated a website add-on which enables people travelling overseas to pre-book chauffeur drive services. Avis says it will add the option to its mobile device app in the near future. At present, Avis customers are […]

UK Competition agency orders two car hire websites to clean up their act

UK Competition agency orders two car hire websites to clean up their act

October 26, 2017 10:10 am

The UK’s competition compliance agency says it has ordered two car hire websites to make their fee tables more transparent. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released an update last week stating the two recalcitrant hire consolidators had not been […]

British Airways parent IAG and Avis renew strategic alliance

British Airways parent IAG and Avis renew strategic alliance

October 19, 2017 10:11 am

The International Airlines Group (IAG) and Avis have renewed a long-standing strategic alliance. Avis Budget Group senior-president Mark Servodidio has confirmed the 20-year partnership is being renewed and expanded. The preferred partnership means Avis and Budget are the exclusive car […]

New car hire centre included in overhaul of Cardiff Airport facilities

New car hire centre included in overhaul of Cardiff Airport facilities

October 12, 2017 9:37 am

A new car hire centre is an integral part of a major upgrade of the facilities at Cardiff Airport. The £4 million revamp will see the gateway to South Wales get a dedicated vehicle rental facility close to the main […]

Avis Budget offers discount car hire from northeast US to Florida

Avis Budget offers discount car hire from northeast US to Florida

October 5, 2017 9:24 am

Car hire conglomerate Avis Budget is running a special discount promotion on one-way car hire from the northeastern US to Florida. The promo of US$5 (£3.80) is available on rentals from locations including New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Boston. […]

In the Press
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