Tagged International Rentals

Avis Budget Officially Acquires Maggiore Group

Avis has officially acquired Maggiore Group, one of Italy’s largest vehicle rental companies, for $160 million.


Europcar UK to Expand Electric Fleet by 2020

By 2020, Europcar UK has announced that 5% of its fleet will be electric vehicles by 2020. To get started, Europcar has launched a new fleet of Nissan Leaf electric vehicles.


Fox Partners with Andy’s Rent-A-Car in Cayman Islands

Fox Rent-A-Car has partnered with Andy’s Rent-a-Car, a family owned and operated car rental company in the Grand Cayman Islands.


CarTrawler Sponsors London Data Science Project

CarTrawler, an online global car rental platform, has partnered with Pivigo Academy, the organizers of a science summer school in London dubbed “S2DS” (Science to Data Science). CarTrawler uses data science to anticipate the customer’s needs.


Travelauto Adds Active Rent a car

Travelauto, a UAE-based car rental and limousine services platform, has added Turkish-based Active Rent a car to its portal to provide car rentals in over 81 cities and 55 airport locations.


Europcar Enters 3-Year Partnership with Live Nation

Live Nation Australasia has announced an official partnership with Europcar as its exclusive car rental partner across Australia and New Zealand.


Hertz Guatemala Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Hertz Guatemala, the second subsidiary of The Hertz Corp. to be established in Latin America, celebrates its 50th anniversary with its new sustainable headquarters.


National, Alamo Brands Expand to Australia, New Zealand

Enterprise Holdings has appointed Redspot, an Australian-based car rental company, as its franchise partner in Australia and New Zealand. National and Alamo brands will begin operating later this year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.


Avis Adds Yaris Hybrid to London Fleet

Avis has started to add the first of its Yaris Hybrid fleet to its London locations, including at Heathrow and Stansted airports.


Avis Launches Prestige Showroom in Hong Kong

Avis has opened its first Avis Prestige showroom in Hong Kong. Avis Prestige features luxury rentals such as Bentley, Porsche and Tesla.


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