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Sixt Revenue Up 9.8% in First Half of 2014

For the first half of 2014, German-based Sixt SE’s revenue and earnings were both up compared to the same period in 2013, according to the company. Rental revenue increased 9.8% — from EUR 462.2 million in half-year 2013 to EUR 507.7 million (half-year 2014).

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Hertz Global Sale Offers 33% Discount

Available in more than 100 countries, Hertz Global Sale provides customers with a discount of up to 33% on rentals made from Aug. 26 until Sept. 26, 2014.

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EuroIT Creates Rental Reservations App

EuroIT Technology, a Brazilian-based car rental software company, has launched a vehicle booking mobile application for both Android and Apple (iOS) smartphones.

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National Launches Annual Reward Promotion

National Car Rental has launched its annual Rent Rent Reward promotion for Emerald Club loyalty members, which provides one free rental day for every two qualifying rentals of a mid-sized or larger vehicle for two or more consecutive days.

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Autorent Offers Free Rental in Ad Campaign

Autorent Car Rental, a Dubai-based car rental and leasing company, has launched two seasonal campaigns that offer customers a free rental day or lower rates on monthly rentals.

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Avis Uruguay Named Licensee of the Year

Avis Car Rental has named Avis Uruguay as its licensee of the year in Latin America.

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Enterprise Opens Location on English Island

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened its first location in Newport, the largest town on England’s Isle of Wight.

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Hertz Celebrates 11 Years with Thai Franchisee

The Hertz Corp. has renewed its agreement with its franchise partner Paragon Car Rental Co. Ltd., which has been operating Hertz in Thailand since 2003.

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Avis, Seaborne Airlines Partnership Benefits Travelers

Avis Budget Group Inc. and Caribbean-based Seaborne Airlines have signed an exclusive, multi-year partnership agreement. Seaborne Airlines travelers will be able to add an Avis, Budget or Payless vehicle rental to a flight booking.

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Hertz Withdraws Guidance, Shares Fall

Hertz Global Holdings saw increasing rental activity in the second quarter, and found itself short on vehicles because of the increased number of recalls by the automakers, the company said Tuesday.

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