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car2go Expands to Cologne, Germany

car2go began operations in Germany’s fourth largest city with 200 smart fortwo cars. Cologne marks the 15th city worldwide that car2go started operations.

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Europcar Reveals Pilot Program for Quicker Access to Rental Vehicles in London

London Key Ready will allow customers to retrieve the keys and paperwork for their rental from a locker without having to wait at a rental counter.

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Europcar UK Provides Lynx Hand Controls for Customers

Customers have the option to include Lynx Hand Controls on an automatic vehicle when booking a reservation.

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Europcar Provides Free Breathalyzer Kits in Vehicles in France

New road rules require that all drivers in France carry a breathalyzer kit, leading Europcar to help drivers avoid fines by providing a kit in its vehicles at no cost.

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Europcar to Utilize Electric Bikes for Vehicle Delivery/Pick-up in London

Europcar is working with its partner AutoClenz to use electric bikes to help improve the efficiency of its service while cutting CO2 emissions.

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Paris Court Demands Autolib’ Change Company Name

The demand comes after a complaint that the car sharing company name breaches trademark laws.

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Europcar Offers Updated Van Fleet to Business Customers in UK

The new fleet will consist of the compact Vauxhall Combo, Peugeot Partner, Renault Traffic, Ford Transit and Vauxhall Vivaro.

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Europcar UK Selects New Operations Director

Robert Shaw will oversee plans to make products and services more accessible to Europcar customers.

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Europcar Launches Mobile Booking App

Europcar gives Android and iPhone users more options in the car rental booking process with the Europcar app.

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South African Rental Company Finds Left-Behind Guns, Animals In Returned Vehicles

Europcar locations in the area reported a list of its strangest finds this year to Independent Online.

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Europcar Extends Electric Car Rentals to Scotland

The car rental company opened a new all-electric car rental location in Glascow.

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Europcar’s Summer Discount Offers Up to 40% Off

The reservation must be made for between May 31 and Aug. 31 in order to receive the discount.

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Europcar Appoints New Fleet Director

Justin Shaw was selected as the European car rental company’s fleet director.

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car2go Launches in Berlin with 2,000 Pre-registrations

The launch of car2go in Berlin is accompanied by the release of the first official car2go mobile app for Apple smartphones and the introduction of an 'Eco Score' feature for all car2go vehicles worldwide.

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Europcar Prepares for Business during Olympics

The company will rely on several strategies to combat the challenges from the Games.

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Europcar Joins Tesco Clubcard Rewards Program

Tesco shoppers can save up their club points for rental reservations.

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Europcar’s Profit Falls in 2011

Operating profit down 3.5% for the full year 2011; revenue 'stable,' while net debt reduced.

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Europcar Takes Back Demand for Customer's Key Replacement Payment

The customer's rental car key was burned in a hotel fire and was still required to pay the replacement fee. A Europcar spokesperson told the Otago Daily Times that ‘more empathy could have been shown’ to the customer.

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Caroline Parot Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Europcar Group

Parot replaces Claire Giraut and joins the group’s Executive Committee alongside CEO Roland Keppler and COO Rafael Girona.

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Europcar’s ‘Hourly Hire Service’ Includes Van and Car Rental

Starting at £10 an hour for car rental and £11 an hour for van rental, Europcar’s Hourly Hire Service is available to all its UK renters.

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