Rental Operations

There are many rental operations factors that go into running a car rental company effectively and efficiently. This channel covers all rental operations including vehicle cleaning and maintenance, marketing, training, franchising, front line performance, operator profiles and car sharing.


Hyundai Launches Electric Carsharing Service in Amsterdam

Throughout the city, 100 Hyundai Ioniq Electric vehicles will be available for rent.

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DriveNow UK Reaches 1 Million Customers

DriveNow, the joint venture of the BMW Group and Sixt SE, has surpassed the one-million customers mark in the U.K.

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Avis Budget Expands Partnership With International Airlines Group

As part of the multiyear deal, Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental will be the only car rental brands available for booking through British Airways, Iberia, and Iberia Express. Aer Lingus will follow at a later date.

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CarHopper Raises $1.5M to Fund Expansion

CarHopper, a luxury vehicle rental booking platform, has closed $1.5 million in seed funding to fuel its launch into four new markets, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, and San Francisco.

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Budget Costa Rica Uses Chatbot to Improve Digital Experience

With the help of EDNA, a technology startup focused on artificial intelligence, Budget Costa Rica has incorporated a Chatbot, which uses artificial intelligence to answer questions and take reservations in real time.

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Avis Iceland, Budget Lebanon Named Licensees of the Year

Avis Budget Group Inc. has selected Avis Iceland and Budget Lebanon as its Car Rental Licensees of the Year for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

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Eco Rent A Car Wins National Tourism Award

Eco Rent A Car received the National Tourism Award as the Best Ground Transport Company in India.

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JUCY RV Rentals Appoints General Manager

In this newly created role, Hiron Menon will oversee all of JUCY’s U.S. operations and marketing functions.

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Hertz Giveaway Offers Chance to Win 1M Rewards Points

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members can participate in the Great Gold Giveaway for a chance to win 1 million Gold Plus Rewards points. These points can be redeemed for up to four years' worth of free rental days.

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Ridecell Launches Autonomous Operations Platform

Ridecell Inc., a carsharing and ride-hailing provider, has announced the public availability of its autonomous operation platform as well as its acquisition of Auro, a developer of autonomous vehicle technology.

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Avis Budget to Announce Third Quarter Results

Avis Budget Group Inc. plans to report its third quarter 2017 results after the market close on Monday Nov. 6.

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Green Commuter Deploys Electric Carsharing Service in LA

Green Commuter has launched the first open all-electric carsharing service in Los Angeles. The vehicles are available to rent to the public through the Green Commuter app.

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Groupe PSA Launches Mobility Brand in Seattle

With the app, Free2Move allows users in Seattle to compare the location, characteristics, and operating costs of available transportation options, including offerings from car2go, Zipcar and TravelCar.

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Sixt Expands Miami Airport Location

Sixt has launched a newly-expanded space at its Miami Airport location. The location now has 10 customer service counters and other features include a new TV monitor system and an area to charge electronic devices.

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Southeast Airport Rates Up Due to Hurricanes

In September, airport rates in the southeast region were up $10.06 over last year, though Southwest rates (Houston) were up only $1.18.

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Zipcar, Ford Exceed $1M Donations to Student Organizations

Zipcar and Ford Motor Co. have announced that their Students with Drive grant program surpassed a milestone of $1 million donated to student organizations over the past six years.

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Opens New Indianapolis Office

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened a new branch office along Indianapolis’ iconic “Dealership Row.”

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Zipcar Expands Service to Additional Metro Stations

Zipcar has expanded its partnership with New York’s Metro-North Railroad (MNR) bringing its carsharing service to six additional MNR stations.

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Volkswagen, eHi Car Services Partner to Expand Mobility Services

Volkswagen Group China and eHi Car Services Limited, a car rental and car services provider in China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore luxury mobility-on-demand services in China.

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GO Rentals Analyzes Cost Difference Between Rental Car, Uber, Taxi

New Zealand-based GO Rentals has researched Uber prices, taxi prices, and worldwide rental car rates to come up with the answer, depending on where you are in the world.

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