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Avis Budget Named to Top Women’s Business Enterprises

For the 15th consecutive year, Avis Budget Group has appeared on the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s (WBENC) list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises.

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Dent Wizard Introduces Ready Line Express Repair Program

Dent Wizard International, a developer of automotive reconditioning, has introduced Ready Line Express. This consolidated source for repair techniques includes paintless dent repair, minor paint repair, bumper repair, wheel repair and interior repair.

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Zipcar Launches in Turkey

Partnering with Otokoç Otomotiv, Zipcar launches its carsharing service in Istanbul, Turkey. This partnership is Zipcar’s first licensee.

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Europcar UK to Expand Electric Fleet by 2020

By 2020, Europcar UK has announced that 5% of its fleet will be electric vehicles by 2020. To get started, Europcar has launched a new fleet of Nissan Leaf electric vehicles.

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Fox Partners with Andy’s Rent-A-Car in Cayman Islands

Fox Rent-A-Car has partnered with Andy’s Rent-a-Car, a family owned and operated car rental company in the Grand Cayman Islands.

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CarTrawler Sponsors London Data Science Project

CarTrawler, an online global car rental platform, has partnered with Pivigo Academy, the organizers of a science summer school in London dubbed “S2DS” (Science to Data Science). CarTrawler uses data science to anticipate the customer’s needs.

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Travelauto Adds Active Rent a car

Travelauto, a UAE-based car rental and limousine services platform, has added Turkish-based Active Rent a car to its portal to provide car rentals in over 81 cities and 55 airport locations.

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Europcar Enters 3-Year Partnership with Live Nation

Live Nation Australasia has announced an official partnership with Europcar as its exclusive car rental partner across Australia and New Zealand.

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Enterprise Acquires UK's City Car Club

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has announced the acquisition of City Car Club, a Britain-based carsharing company. This will help strengthen the Enterprise CarShare brand in the U.K.

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March Rates Continue Year-Over-Year Decline

According to Rate-Highway and The Tennant Group’s 50-City Survey, the average overall rates in March were down $3.36 from a year ago. Washington Dulles International Airport had the highest rate at $90.07 while San Diego International Airport marked the highest rate at $32.27.

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