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Budget Turkey Honored as Licensee of the Year

Budget Car Rental Turkey has been named Budget’s Licensee of the Year for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA).


Enterprise Opens New London Location

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened a new branch in London’s Spring Hill. This new site adds to Enterprise's growing network of more than 370 locations throughout the U.K.


Lucky Offers Free Rentals in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Lucky Rentals locations are offering free car rentals to customers needing a vehicle to visit sick relatives in the hospital.


Avis to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Results

Avis Budget Group Inc. plans to report its third quarter 2014 results after the market close on Wednesday Oct. 29.


Hertz Celebrates Progress of Global Headquarters

The Hertz Corp. had a “topping out” ceremony to celebrate the placement of the last piece of structural steel to its new global headquarters in Estero, Fla.


September Used Vehicle Prices Continue to Decline

According to ADESA Analytical Service’s September analysis, wholesale used vehicle prices softened again for the fifth consecutive month. Prices in September averaged $9,557, down 0.4% from last month.


Avis Increases Stock Repurchase Program

Avis Budget Group’s board of directors has authorized an additional $200 million of future share repurchases. This gives the company $375 million of available repurchase authorization.


Enterprise Launches Annual Hat Trick Challenge

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has partnered with the National Hockey League (NHL) Network analyst Kevin Weekes to launch a new season of its daily trivia game, “NHL Hat Trick Challenge.”


Airport Unveils Rental Car Maintenance Facility

Illinois’ Quad City International Airport has opened a new consolidated maintenance facility for its rental car companies, which includes two car wash bays and three maintenance bays.


Zipcar Partners with New York Hotel

Under a new partnership with Islandia Marriott Long Island hotel, two Zipcar car-sharing vehicles are now available for hotel guests to reserve for hourly or daily rentals.


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