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Jordan Court Rules to Ban Ride-Hailing Group Careem

Careem may resume operations in the country when it obtains the appropriate licenses.


Green Motion Debuts Keyless Entry System at International Car Rental Show

Green Motion's new Drive & Go service is fully integrated into its app, and once customers have pre-registered their information, they are able to select the Straight to Car service.


International Car Rental Show Highlights Sixt's U.S. Plans, Growth in China, Mobility Solutions

With attendees hailing from far away locations such as New Zealand, Israel, Macedonia, Finland, and Sri Lanka, the 23rd annual ICRS provided industry players with the chance to learn, educate, and share ideas about the future of the rental world.


Champion Boxer Invests in Philippine Rental Startup

Senator and boxer Manny Pacquiao invested in Graventure, a rental platform designed to connect rental agencies to customers through a central web and mobile platform.


Fox Rent A Car Expands FOXpress Mobile App

Fox launched FOXpress counter bypass services at their flagship location in Los Angeles to be able to observe user feedback and needs, ensuring the process was aligned to consumers and well-received.


Uber Launches Uber Rent

Uber has partnered with peer-to-peer platform Getaround to provide rental cars through the Uber app.


Huf Group Reveals Digital Access Mobile App

SixSense will allow rental customers to book, access, and complete rentals via a mobile app, expediting the rental process.


Navotar Releases Chat Bot to Facilitate Rental Bookings

The Chat Bot eliminates a variety of inefficiencies that come with traditional methods of booking a car, while allowing rental companies to reach a larger market.


Mercedes-Benz Brings On-Demand Ridesharing Vans to London

This is the second city launch for ViaVan, following its launch in Amsterdam last month.


Jaguar Partners with Waymo to Develop Autonomous I-PACE

Waymo-equipped I-PACEs will begin testing in 2018.


Avis to Receive 10,000 Telematics Units

Avis has already installed I.D. Systems' Unified Telematics Platform in vehicles in over 50 locations as part of the Avis Car Rental mobile app.


Ride-Hailing App Careem Integrates with Google Maps

The service, which is currently available to users in the United Arab Emirates, will be rolled out across the other markets in the region in the coming weeks.


Affordable Car Hire Creates Online Training Program

The car hire group also hosts weekly, tailored webinars and pizza lunches for agents who want to meet the Affordable sales team.


Fetch Launches Peer-to-Peer Fleet Rental App

The company claims that by listing vehicles on Fetch, owners can earn as much as $1,500 per vehicle every month.


UAE's 'Udrive' Expands, Offers First Hour of Rental for Free

Currently, Udrive's pay-per-minute service has 20,000 registered users and records 600 trips daily.


Emov Expands to Lisbon, Launches Corporate Accounts in Madrid

Both residents and tourists will be able to access the carsharing service through their smartphones.


Didi Chuxing Invests in Car Rental Firm Yestock

According to the mutual agreement, Yestock will provide car rental-purchase or leasing services to full-time drivers on the DiDi platform.


Lyft Tests Subscription Service

Various subscription and pricing models have been rolled out for testing, including all-access passes for 30 standard Lyft rides for $199 per month, 60 standard rides for $399 per month, and $300 per month.


Navotar Partners with Verification Service for Fraud Prevention

Navotar aims to eliminate manual screening errors and fraud, as well as speed up the document inspection process and reduce employee training, operating costs, and customer inconvenience.


Avis, Toyota to Deploy 10K Connected Vehicles

Connected Toyota vehicles are expected to be available in September as 2019 vehicle models are introduced into the fleet.


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Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

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