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Avis Budget, Didi Chuxing Establish Global Partnership

Through this partnership, Avis Budget Group and Didi Chuxing will coordinate product, technology, and local marketing resources to provide Didi Chuxing's registered users with car rental service in approximately 175 countries.


Eco Rent A Car Named Best Ground Transport Company in India

Eco Rent A Car has been given the National Tourism Award by the Ministry of Tourism as the Best Ground Transport Company in India.


Mex Rent A Car Opens 5 Locations in Puerto Rico

Mex Rent A Car has launched in Puerto Rico with five new affiliate locations in San Juan, Aguadilla, Isla Grande, Fajardo-Ceiba, and Dorado.


Avis Lebanon Named Licensee of the Year

Avis Lebanon has been honored as Licensee of the Year in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. Avis Iceland and Avis Russia were recognized for outstanding achievement.


Saudi Arabian Rental Companies Fined for More Than 2K Violations

Car rental companies in Riyadh, Dammam, Al-Kohbar, and Jeddah were fined more than 3 million Saudi Arabian Riyals for violations including operating without proper licenses or expired ones.


Hertz Renews Partnership With Relais & Chateaux

Hertz has extended its alliance with the luxury hotel and restaurant association for three more years. All Relais & Chateaux guests enjoy access to Hertz’s loyalty program as well as 15% off a car rental.


Sixt Costa Rica Unveils Facility Renovation

Sixt Costa Rica has recently unveiled its newest location renovation in the capital city of San Jose.


Volkswagen South Africa Wins Manufacturer Award for Rental Industry

South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association’s (SAVRALA) car rental members review each car manufacturer brand based on several factors including cost of parts, residual values, and service.


Mex Rent A Car Opens First European Locations in Romania

Mex Rent A Car has expanded to Europe with the opening of two new affiliate locations in the Romanian cities of Bucharest and Cluj.


Europcar, GoMore Offer Car Rental, Carsharing Solution

Europcar and GoMore, a carsharing provider, have designed Drive & Share, a mobility solution that allows customers to rent a car for four to 12 months with the option of sharing it on the GoMore platform when not using it.


Singapore's $2-Hour Rental Company Expands Fleet

Tribecar, a Singapore-based short-term car rental company, has increased its fleet fivefold in the last six months. The company charges as little as $2 per hour for a car rental.


Tempest Car Hire Adds Tata Bolt Hatchbacks to Fleet

Johannesburg-based Tempest Car Hire has partnered with automobile manufacturer Tata and added Tata’s Bolt hatchbacks to its rental fleet.


America Car Rental Continues Expansion in Mexico

America Car Rental has 10 rental locations throughout Mexico, including Cancun, Monterrey, and Merida. It opened its newest facility in Los Cabos.


Car Rental in Middle East Evolves into New Normal

A sustained period of low oil prices has slowed new development in the region, and service industries are processing the impact.


Africa's Challenge

On the world's least developed continent, car rental companies concentrate on corporate growth while managing the threat of terrorism, a lack of infrastructure, and a vast unorganized market.


Nurturing Car Rental in Nigeria

With a population shift to the cities, a growing middle class, and new oil exploration, Elroseandria Automobile in Lagos is looking to take advantage.


South Africa: Old Market, New Growth

A weakness in the rand has spurred international inbound tourism and kept South Africans within the country on holiday, while falling fuel prices have South Africans driving more.


Car Rental in Kenya: Safari Tours, Oil Investors, Nonprofits

Nairobi-based Active Car Hire is gaining traction with long-term rentals to business clients while facing a large market of unlicensed competitors.


Europcar New Zealand Announces New Travel Sales Manager

Europcar New Zealand has appointed Melissa Carter to the role of travel sales manager.


Enterprise Expands to Argentina, Paraguay, Curacao

Enterprise Holdings has announced that its Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has started operating in Argentina, Paraguay, and Curacao this month. The locations will be serving the airports in Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Asuncion, and Willemstad.


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