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Europcar Australia Offers Bike Rental

Through a partnership with Livelo, an Australian-based performance bike rental company, Europcar Australia now offers bike rentals to its customers.


Sixt Provides Toll Roads Infographic

Sixt Rent a Car has provided its customers with an interactive infographic to help point out roadways (in the U.S. and Europe) where an Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system is required.


South African Airways Provides Free Car Rental

South African Airways Vacations is offering a free car rental and GPS on its "Garden Route Splendor Luxury Self-Drive" package.


Budget Adds More Than 200 Locations in Europe

Budget Car Rental has expanded in Europe this year by opening more than 200 new locations in the region.


August Rates Continue Year-Long Downward Trend

The August 2015 average rate quote decreased $5.29 from last year, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway's 50-City rate survey. The quotes have been down an average of $2.93 in the past year.


Fox Launches Prepaid Rental Program

Fox Rent-A-Car has launched the Fox Pay Now prepaid car rental program at its U.S. corporate locations.


Zipcar Partners with 7-Eleven in D.C.

Zipcar will put 18 carsharing vehicles at nine 7-Eleven stores throughout the Washington, D.C. area.


Hertz Offers Autumn Sale With Up to 25% Off

Hertz customers can save on car rentals in more than 100 countries by booking a vehicle between Sep. 1 and Sept. 30, for pick-ups until March 20, 2016.


Five Rental Customers Arrested After Brawl

Five customers were arrested after a brawl occurred at a rental car outlet in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Avis Expands Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Offering

In October, Avis Car Rental will add a variety of model-year 2016 Mercedes-Benz vehicles to select U.S. locations. These vehicles will primarily serve owner-customers of NetJets.


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