Automaker PSA Group Starts Carsharing in U.S.

With its partner Travelcar, PSA Group’s mobility brand Free2Move has launched its first U.S. carsharing service at Los Angeles International Airport. It plans to expand to other U.S. cities.

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Wholesale Market Strengthens on the Week

High vehicle demand delivered strong showings across nearly all vehicle segments in the past week, according to Black Book’s April 17 Market Insights report.

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Zoomcar Adds Mahindra Electric Vehicles to Platform

This partnership will allow individuals to purchase the all-electric Mahindra e2oPlus on Zoomcar’s platform, list the vehicle for rental when not in use, and earn cash to help offset the monthly ownership costs.

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Uber Looks to Partner with Rental Companies in Taiwan

After a two-month suspension, Uber will have to partner with licensed rental car companies in order to resume its ride-hailing services in Taipei.

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Budget Australia Wins Reader's Digest Quality Service Award

Budget Car Rental has been named the gold winner in the car rental category of the 2017 Reader's Digest Quality Service Award.

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Avis Budget to Announce Q1 Results

Avis Budget Group Inc. plans to report its first quarter 2017 results after market close on Wednesday May 3.

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Enterprise Acquires German-Based CARO Autovermietung

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Germany has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire CARO Autovermietung GmbH. The combined business will have more than 200 locations and a fleet of appoximately 17,000 vehicles.

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Rentalcars Connect Provides Transportation Platform to Finnair

With Rentalcars Connect's platform, Finnair customers will have access to a range of ground transportation options, including car rentals, taxis, executive transfers, buses, and trains.

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Avis Budget Completes Transaction to Operate Budget in Poland

Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced the completion of a transaction that will allow the company to operate the Budget brand in Poland directly and to expand its presence in the Polish market.

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Rhodium Car Rental to Expand in Iceland

Rhodium Car Rental will expand in Iceland with its second location planning to open in Reikjavik at the end of the month.

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Mex Rent A Car Opens Location in Guatemala

Mex Rent A Car has launched in Guatemala with a location at La Aurora International Airport.

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2017 International Car Rental Show in Pictures

Featuring seminars, the exhibit hall, and attendees, photo galleries from the 2017 International Car Rental Show are now live. Speaker presentations are also available online.

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Lawsuit Claims Uber Used Scheme to Defraud Drivers, Passengers

A proposed class-action lawsuit claims the ride-hailing app manipulates the navigation data that calculates the fare amount for its users as well as the amount reported and paid to its drivers.

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Rent Centric Powers Hertz St. Barts’ Carsharing Service

Using Rent Centric’s app-based, self-service carsharing platform, the Hertz licensee on the Caribbean island of St. Barts allows customers to access the rental vehicles through an app.

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Allied Rent A Car Adds U-Haul Trucks, Equipment

Allied Rent A Car has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer at its Long Beach location. The rental company will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items, and in-store pick-up for boxes.

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Avis Tops Customer Loyalty Engagement Index

For the 18th consecutive year, Avis Car Rental has been ranked the No. 1 car rental company in the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index.

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Getaround Expands Carsharing to Tri-State New Jersey Area

Getaround, a peer-to-peer carsharing platform, has announced its expansion into the Tri-State New Jersey area.

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Bluebird Wins Corporate Culture Award

Bluebird Auto Rental Systems has been named as one of New Jersey’s top company cultures at the 2016 Corporate Culture Awards.

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car2go Supports Vision Zero Road Safety Initiative

car2go NA’s carsharing service has pledged support for "Vision Zero," a road safety initiative supported by cities around the world with the goal of eliminating road fatalities and serious injuries.

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Zimride’s Promotion Supports National Park Foundation

Zimride, a ridesharing and carpooling network in North America, will donate $1 to the National Park Foundation for every new member or new ride posted in April — up to $10,000.

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