Avis Adds Voice Feature to Mobile App

Avis Car Rental has launched an updated Android application, which enables customers to make, confirm or cancel car rental reservations via voice. The app is like having a personal car rental assistant.


Record360 Announces $1.5M Seed Investment

Record360, which uses mobile and Web-based app technology to document vehicle damage, has announced the close of an oversubscribed $1.5 million seed investment round.


Enterprise CarShare Provides Nissan-Only Fleet at 90 Colleges

Through a multi-year partnership, Enterprise CarShare fleets will exclusively offer Nissan vehicles on nearly 90 university campuses.


Bluebird Offers Auto Damage Recovery Feature

Through its RentWorks software program, Bluebird Auto Rental Systems is now offering its auto rental customers a feature to help with damage recovery needs.


AFC Adds Waltz to Specialty Segment

Ray Waltz, Automotive Finance Corp.'s new director of business development, will help AFC build upon inventory financing in specialty segments, including car rental.


Hertz Revenue Drops 3%

U.S. car rental revenue fell 3% during second quarter 2015. Hertz attributes the decline to a decrease in airport and off-airport rental volume, due in part to the closure of approximately 200 stores.


Global Travelers Favor Domestic Trips in Q2

Compared with the previous two quarters, travelers across studied regions searched for destinations closer to home, according to Sojern's Q2 Travel Insights Report.


National Offers Nissan Maxima in Canada

National Car Rental is now providing Canadian customers access to the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima.


Travelauto Adds Click Rent Car Rental

Travelauto.com, a UAE-based car rental and limousine services platform, has added Hungary-based Click Rent rent a car to its car rental platform.


Car2go Doubles Carsharing Fleet in Vancouver

Car2go is doubling its fleet to 1,250 vehicles in Vancouver. When the extra 625 smart fortwo vehicles are added by the end of September, Vancouver will have the largest car2go fleet in the world.


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