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Ford Recalls Affect Nearly 1M Vehicles

In the last week, Ford has issued five safety recall notices for nearly 1 million cars and trucks, including the Fusion, Fiesta, Edge, Escape, Focus and Lincoln MKZ. A majority of the vehicles are from the 2013 to 2015 model years.

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CarTrawler Acquires Taxi Booking Company

CarTrawler, an online global car rental platform, has reached an agreement to acquire Cabforce, a Finnish-based provider of taxi booking solutions.

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Sojern: Weaker Euro Leads to Higher European Travel

According to Sojern’s Q1 Global Travel Insights Report, the weaker euro is attracting a greater number of travelers to European countries this summer and Cuba continues to rise on U.S. travelers’ list.

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Silvercar to Open at Fort Lauderdale Airport

On May 15, Silvercar, the app-based car rental operation, will launch its silver Audi A4 rental service at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

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2015 International Car Rental Show in Pictures

Featuring seminars, attendees and the exhibit hall, photo galleries from the 2015 International Car Rental Show are now live.

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April Rates Continue Downward Trend

After seeing a peak in July 2014, every month's rates since then have been down, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway's 50-City rate survey. The average decrease from August 2014 to April 2015 was $2.92; April's $3.19 decrease was a continuation of this trend.

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Boeing Names Avis Supplier of the Year

The Boeing Co. has recognized Avis Budget Inc. as a “supplier of the year.” Avis has been Boeing’s exclusive car rental partner since 2013.

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Enterprise Contributes to 50 Million Tree Pledge

As part of the Enterprise 50 Million Tree Pledge, the Arbor Day Foundation is using funding from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to plant 1 million trees throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Germany.

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Uber Partners with Capital One

When Capital One Quicksilver cardholders pay for their Uber rides using their Quicksilver card, they will receive 20% back as a statement credit through April 2016.

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V3 Insurance Offers Rental Car Insurance Program

V3 Insurance Partners LLC has launched Rental Vantage, a multi-line insurance program aimed at franchise and independent rental car operators.

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