Metromile Automates Insurance Claims Process for Rental Cars

Powered by AVA, Metromile's artificial intelligence smart claims system will allow eligible customers to opt-in to automate the identification, management and payment of auto repair shops and car rental providers.

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MyCarYourRental Grows to 1,000 Vehicles Available for Rent

Since launching in February, peer-to-peer carsharing platform MyCarYourRental has grown to 1,000 vehicles.

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SURE Launches App-Based Rental Car Insurance

The personal insurance distribution platform has launched an app-based rental car insurance service with connections to all car rental companies.

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car2go's New York City Fleet Grows to 600 Units

Mercedes CLA sedans are now available to rent through car2go’s fleet in Brooklyn and Queens.

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BMW ReachNow Launches at NYC Residences

A condo complex in New York City’s Soho neighborhood will offer a range of Mini Coopers and BMW vehicles through ReachNow.

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Avis to Bring Keyless Entry Option to Mobile App

Avis Budget Group, Inc. has partnered with Continental to offer a complete mobile car rental experience with keyless entry and ignition at the car rental company’s “Mobility Lab” in the Kansas City area.

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TripGift Launches First Gift Card for Worldwide Travel Experiences

The eGift card can be used to book rentals through 500 car rental providers .

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2017 U.S. Car Rental Market Reaches $28.6 Billion

This revenue was achieved on a smaller overall U.S. fleet size, which translates into record high revenue per unit, per month.

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State Van Rentals Offers L.A. Fire Evacuees Free Rentals

The offer is slated to stand for “as long as there is a need and we have them available,” the company said.

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Enterprise Issues Apology for Rental Car with Unregistered License Plate

A pregnant woman spent seven hours behind bars after she received two traffic citations on a rental car with unregistered license plates.

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Puerto Rico Car Rental Companies Declared Open for Tourism

More than 20 major car rental companies with locations throughout the island have reopened for business.

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ComfortDelGro Buys Majority Stake in Uber’s Car Rental Subsidiary in Singapore

Singaporean transport giant ComfortDelGro and Uber have entered into a strategic agreement to form a joint venture, subject to regulatory approval.

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Nissan to Launch Carsharing Service in Japan

Nissan e-Share Mobi will launch its carsharing service with the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle in early 2018.

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Sixt Receives Expedia Marketing Award

Expedia, Inc. recognized Sixt Rent-a-Car for its excellence and creativity running digital marketing campaigns.

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Enterprise Holdings Named One of Greater Toronto’s Top 2018 Employers

Greater Toronto’s Top Employers competition lists Enterprise Holdings as one of the best workplaces.

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Alexander Sixt to Headline 2018 International Car Rental Show

Sixt, the chief administration officer of Sixt SE and a member of the executive board, will present the company’s growth strategies and its views on the global car rental and mobility markets.

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November Rates Up $6.68, Continuing Trend

Rate quotes have been up each week year over year since the June 2 survey — a continuous run of 27 weeks.

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Watchdog Groups Call for Rental Car Data Protection

According to a joint statement issued today, Consumer Watchdog joined Privacy International and other public interest groups in an international call for car rental companies to protect the privacy of driver and passenger data their rented vehicles collect.

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Survey: Uber, Lyft Not a Factor in Pricing for Most Car Rental Companies

When asked what is primarily responsible for the change in pricing in their market, only 4% of respondents chose ride hailing companies such as Uber or Lyft.

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Will Cars Become Transportation Appliances?

The cars are still the stars, but this year’s L.A. Auto Show revealed an auto industry at a crossroads.

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Will Cars Become Transportation Appliances?

The cars are still the stars, but this year’s L.A. Auto Show revealed an auto industry at a crossroads.

U.S. Car Rental: Sanity in the Face of Disruption

A newfound austerity in fleeting is producing a domino effect of benefits for 2018.

Understanding The Fleetification of Everything

As fleet miles increase exponentially, and as new stratum of fleet enter both consumer and business use cases, the "founding fathers" who gathered at Fleet Forward in Miami last week have some work to do.

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