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Spin City Launches Carsharing in Croatia

Spin City Carsharing will launch its carsharing service in Croatia’s capital city this fall. The company will operate 30 vehicles around the city of Zagreb.


Paris Tops Car Rental Pickup Cities for U.S. Travelers

After looking at the most popular rental pickup cities around the world from June through August 2015, Auto Europe’s study found that European capital cities (including Paris) stood out as the favorites for U.S. travelers.


Swedish Carsharing Co. Offers Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel

Sunfleet Car Sharing, a carsharing company in Sweden, recently received 2016 Volvo V60 bi-fuel vehicles.


car2go Adds Four-Door Vehicles to Canadian Fleet

car2go has added 75 Mercedes B-Class vehicles to its smart fortwo fleet in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. This is the first time the carsharing company has used four-door vehicles.


Sixt Opens Location to Serve Private Aviation Customers

Sixt announces the opening of a new location to service private aviation customers traveling to XJet at Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colo.


FCA Admits to Regulatory Reporting Errors

The automaker faces new accusations that it has under-reported crash deaths and injuries in data submissions required by the federal TREAD Act.


National, Enterprise Top Car Rental Satisfaction Survey

National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car ranked the highest among corporate travel buyers in Business Travel News’ inaugural “Car Rental Brand and Grand Transportation Survey.”


Avis Budget Adds 2 States to Car Sales Program

Avis Budget Group has added North Carolina and South Carolina to its consumer car sales program.


Zipcar to Launch at 100 Universities in 2015

Zipcar has signed contracts with over 100 colleges and universities to date and will continue to launch its carsharing service on campuses throughout the fall.


Silvercar Extends NYC Service for Fall

Originally planned for only the summer, Silvercar is continuing its rental service in New York City through the end of year.


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