Green Motion CEO Receives Green Fleet Award

Richard Lowden, founder and CEO of Green Motion, was given the Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s Green Fleet Awards in the U.K.

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Maven Selects Element Fleet Management for Maintenance Services

General Motors' Maven carsharing service has chosen Element Fleet Management to provide maintenance and accident services for its fleet across the United States.

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San Diego Airport’s Rental Car Center Wins Building Award

In conjunction with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the Austin/Sundt joint venture team accepted an award for the San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center in the category of Excellence in Building Construction – Public Work.

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U.S. Car Rental: Sanity in the Face of Disruption

A newfound austerity in fleeting is producing a domino effect of benefits for 2018.

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GM Launches Maven Gig Service in Baltimore

General Motors’ carsharing Maven has expanded its Maven Gig service to Baltimore.

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AAA Expands Gig Car Share to San Francisco

AAA's Gig Car Share has opened reserved parking spaces at San Francisco International Airport for its one-way carsharing service.

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Rugged Rental Wins Overall Renter Rated Award

CarRentalExpress.com renters have named Rugged Rental in Salt Lake City as the overall winner of the 2017 Renter Rated Program Award. Runner ups include AAMCAR in New York City, Midway Luxury in Los Angeles, and Firearch Rent A Car in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Pam Nicholson Named Automotive News All-Star

Pam Nicholson, CEO of Enterprise Holdings, has been named as Automotive News’ 2017 All-Star in Remarketing.

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Green Motion San Diego Wins Six Franchise Awards

Green Motion’s San Diego franchise received six awards during the company’s International Franchise Network Awards.

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Compact Vans See Highest Weekly Depreciation

Sporty cars and compact vans saw the heaviest depreciation last week, according to Black Book’s Nov. 27 Market Insights report.

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Europcar Group Adds New Franchises in Nine Countries

Europcar and its low-cost brand InterRent have opened new franchises in Israel, Lebanon, Rwanda, Senegal, Cambodia, Guatemala, Mali, Dubai, and Chile.

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Rentalcars.com Launches Platform for Independent Operators

Rentalcars.com, an online car rental service, has announced the opening of Marketplace, which targets independent car rental companies. The online vehicle rental platform will first launch in the U.K. and expand to other countries within the year.

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Green Motion Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Launched in 2007 in the United Kingdom, Green Motion currently operates in over 30 countries.

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Lurento Expands Luxury Rental Service to United Arab Emirates

Lurento, a European-based luxury car rental company, has launched its service in the United Arab Emirates. Customers can now rent luxury and sports cars in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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Drivy to Launch Carsharing Service in the UK

French peer-to-peer carsharing service Drivy has launched in London. It plans to expand across the U.K. throughout 2018.

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Sixt Eyes Top 30 U.S. Airports and Beyond

On the opening of Sixt’s new U.S. headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, CEO Erich Sixt contends that “In 10 years’ time, Europe will be a branch of the U.S.”

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Sixt Adds Franchise Location in Massachusetts

Sixt Rent-a-Car has opened a new franchise location at Union Station in Springfield, Mass. Franchisee Jay Harland Corp. will be operating the location.

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Green Motion Holds International Conference, Rental Awards Ceremony

Green Motion’s 2017 international conference took place in the United Kingdom at the company’s international head office. The company’s annual car rental award ceremony followed the conference.

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Avis Budget Selected as Choice Hotels’ Preferred Rental Partner

Under the multi-year agreement, Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental will promote their products, services, and offers to Choice Hotels International’s customers and franchisees.

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Lyft Permitted to Test Self-Driving Cars in Calif.

The ride-hailing company has plans to introduce a self-driving car option to customers in the Bay Area.  

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