Lyft Partners With National Federation of the Blind

By working with the National Federation of the Blind, Lyft has made its app more accessible to blind passengers and is helping to educate the public on how ride hailing can improve the lives of these passengers.

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Enterprise Survey: 63% Work at Least One Weekend per Month

According to Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s “On Weekend” survey, nearly 7 out of 10 individuals work at least one weekend per month. Nearly two-thirds of respondents (63%) said their employers expect them to work over the weekend.

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Zipcar Expands to 100 More Colleges and Universities

Zipcar has expanded its carsharing service to 100 more universities and colleges over the past year, bringing its total campus footprint to more than 600 throughout North America.

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Mexico's America Car Rental: Transparency is Paramount

With the widespread issue of low rental prices, America Car Rental wants to give advice to customers on how to avoid the surprise of unexpected charges at the counter.

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Top Rent A Car Bulgaria Hits 150K Customers

Based in Bulgaria, Top Rent A Car has more than 14 years of experience in the rental industry. Currently, it has over 1,200 new vehicles in its fleet.

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Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars

Set to begin June 11, the recall covers more than 25,000 vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

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Weekly Wholesale Values Remain Healthy

Wholesale market values remain healthy as overall car values continue to increase and truck values remain flat, according to Black Book’s April 25 Market Insights report.

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Envoy Celebrates LA Launch

New mobility platform targets residential and commercial buildings.

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Daimler’s Carsharing Platform Launches in Berlin

Four months after the launch of a pilot program in Munich, Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler’s peer-to-peer carsharing platform Croove is now being rolled out in Berlin.

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America Car Rental Partners with KAYAK

America Car Rental also has partnerships with several global distribution systems (GDS), including Travelport, Worldspan, Galileo, and Sabre.

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Europcar’s InterRent Expands to Dubai Airport

InterRent, Europcar Group’s low-cost brand, has opened a new location at the Dubai International Airport.

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Dollar Rent A Car UAE, Oman to Unveil New Branding

Dollar Rent A Car UAE and Oman plans to unveil its new branding at this year’s Arabian Travel Market.

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EV Rentals Launches in British Columbia

EV Rentals, a car rental company that rents only electric vehicles, opened its first location in Richmond, British Columbia.

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SF Legislation Looks to Reduce Rental Car Break-Ins

The proposed legislation would prohibit rental car companies from leaving visible barcodes and advertisements on vehicles, which supposedly attract thieves. But is the cure worse than the disease?

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Hertz to Announce Q1 Earnings

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will host a live webcast discussion of its 2017 first quarter financial results on May 9.

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Uber and Getaround Offer Pilot Program in San Francisco

Through this pilot program, Uber drivers can rent vehicles through Getaround’s peer-to-peer carsharing platform. It’s a flat fee of $5 per hour.

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U-Save Adds Locations in the U.S., Hungary

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA), franchisors of the U-Save Car & Truck Rental brand, has announced that U-Save has opened two offices in the U.S. (Fulton, Mo., and Ogdensburg, N.Y) and two locations in Budapest, Hungary.

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Getaround Raises $45M in Funding

Getaround Inc., a peer-to-peer carsharing platform, has raised $45M in new capital. With this capital, it plans to expand to additional North American markets.

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CarHopper Expands Rental Services to 4 New Cities

CarHopper, a car rental booking platform, has started operating in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale. Now focusing on luxury car rentals, CarHopper has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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Mex Rent A Car Opens in Iceland

Mex Rent A Car has launched an affiliate location at Iceland's Keflavik International Airport.

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