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New Avis car hire streamlining app launches in Australia

New Avis car hire streamlining app launches in Australia

/ January 19, 2017 9:07 am

Avis has launched a new app at select locations in Australia which simplifies the whole process of car hire. Avis Now is available at Avis stations in Brisbane and Adelaide, but the long-term plan is to offer it nationwide. As […]

Former Enterprise car hire staff fined for customer data theft

Former Enterprise car hire staff fined for customer data theft

/ January 12, 2017 9:55 am

Three one-time employees at Enterprise car hire branches in the UK have been fined for selling customers’ personal information. The trio appeared at Winchester Crown Court last week where they entered guilty pleas to operating a scam said to have […]

Hertz and Cathay Pacific enhance mutual benefits programme

Hertz and Cathay Pacific enhance mutual benefits programme

/ January 5, 2017 11:13 am

Car hire supplier Hertz and Hong Kong Based airline Cathay Pacific have signed a new two-year agreement on providing mutual benefits to their patrons. The accord is the latest of several between the long-time partners and designates the Hertz Group […]

Car hire firms stop honouring Atlaschoice reservations

Car hire firms stop honouring Atlaschoice reservations

/ December 29, 2016 9:15 am

People who have made reservations for car hire through Atlaschoice are facing the prospect of having to pay for the same booking again. Hirers turning up at hire firms’ stations in the days leading up to Christmas claim they were […]

Thrifty New Zealand offers free short term relocation car rentals

Thrifty New Zealand offers free short term relocation car rentals

/ December 22, 2016 9:52 am

Thrifty Car Rental in New Zealand has just released a statement detailing forthcoming free point-to-point hire vehicle availability. Country manager Emma Gardiner stated that lots of vehicles need relocating to satisfy demand in key pick up locations for the rest […]

Europcar acquires Europcar Ireland in multi million euro buyout

Europcar acquires Europcar Ireland in multi million euro buyout

/ December 15, 2016 10:19 am

Europcar confirmed this week confirmed it is buying out its franchisee in Ireland in a deal estimated to be worth €26 million (£21.7 million). The CEO of the France headquartered car rental supplier said she was pleased with the buyout […]

Inverness to launch pilot car share rental club scheme

Inverness to launch pilot car share rental club scheme

/ December 8, 2016 8:41 am

The Highland Council in Scotland has endorsed a proposal to set up a small club for car hire in Inverness. The club will run for an initial trial period of two years with a pool of 16 cars available at […]

Avis study claims connected cars could enhance the rental experience

Avis study claims connected cars could enhance the rental experience

/ December 1, 2016 9:48 am

A study conducted by Avis has found that connected smart cars are set to vastly improve the whole vehicle rental process. The report entitled the Evolution of the Connected Car says technology will allow hirers to find out what car […]

UK car hire organisation urges government to review changes to tax laws

UK car hire organisation urges government to review changes to tax laws

/ November 24, 2016 9:31 am

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has urged the government to rethink amendments to car tax regulations. Changes to the taxation system are due to come into effect next year and estimates show car hire suppliers could be […]

Europcar agrees terms with ITM Power on hydrogen hire car refuelling

Europcar agrees terms with ITM Power on hydrogen hire car refuelling

/ November 17, 2016 8:21 am

The UK arm of Europcar has agreed terms with ITM Power on the purchase of hydrogen fuel for its fleet of electric Toyota Mirais. The hydrogen needed to supply the fuel cell stack and create the electricity needed to power […]

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