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How to Capture Millennial Renters

Millennials will one day constitute your largest customer base. Reaching them entails a diversified product offering, social interaction, streamlining the rental process, and marketing the experience.

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Ford Partners With Lyft to Test Self-Driving Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. will be working with Lyft to eventually deploy its self-driving vehicles on the ride-hailing company’s platform.

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Avis Updates Loyalty Program

Now, Avis Preferred Points can be used for rental days starting at 700 points with no blackout dates. Accessories, such as GPS units, SiriusXM, and child safety seats, are now available for 250 points per day.

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Silvercar to Launch in Seattle, Orlando

Silvercar plans to bring its car rental service to Seattle on July 31 and Orlando on Aug. 28. Additionally, the company will be updating its fleet of Audi A4s to include 2017 and 2018 models.

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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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Ride-Hailing Services Add Traffic to Denver Roads

According to a University of Colorado study, about 34% of people would have taken transit, biked, or walked if they hadn’t used ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft. Passengers in Denver, Boulder, and various nearby suburbs were surveyed for four months.

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Rent Centric Powers Hertz St. Barts’ Carsharing Service

Using Rent Centric’s app-based, self-service carsharing platform, the Hertz licensee on the Caribbean island of St. Barts allows customers to access the rental vehicles through an app.

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Audi Acquires Silvercar

The Audi board today announced it intends to acquire Silvercar Inc., a shared mobility company that offers car rental services, to expand its digital mobility solutions and services.

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GM’s Maven Introduces Monthly Carsharing Service

Maven, General Motors’ mobility brand, has launched a new monthly service, Maven Reserve, in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Members pay a monthly fee to reserve a GM vehicle for 28 days.

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International Car Rental Show’s Mobile App Returns

In lieu of a printed event guide, the 2017 International Car Rental Show will be bringing back its mobile app, which includes the entire show program.

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Skurt Raises $10M in Funding

Skurt, a transportation service that delivers rental cars, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Upfront Ventures.

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Turo Adds Data Management Software to App

Turo, a peer-to-peer carsharing marketplace, will be using Yhat’s ScienceOps software to power its car rental app. The software will provide data-driven pricing and vehicle recommendations to people listing and renting cars via the app.

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Avis Expands App Capabilities at Australian Franchises

Travelers renting cars at airports across Australia can now use their smartphones when renting a vehicle from Avis Car Rental.

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Mobility 2050: A Path for Car Rental

Here's what the future of autonomous vehicles may look like and how transportation markets are evolving along the way.

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Bidvest Unveils Keyless Rental App

South Africa-based Bidvest Car Rental has introduced its Snappdrive app that allows users to handle the entire rental process on a smartphone.

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Daimler Introduces Mercedes Pay Mobile App

The German company will be implementing the mobile payment service for its divisions such as car2go and mytaxi.

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ZoomCar to Switch Exclusively to Peer-to-Peer

ZoomCar, an India-based self-drive rental service, will be selling its fleet of cars to push its associate program, ZAP.

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Renault's Finance Group Purchases Karhoo Ride-Hailing

The ride-hailing service, which stopped service in November after running out of money, plans on relaunching its services later this year.

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Avis Now App Introduced in Australia

Avis Now has launched at several Avis locations in Australia, allowing one-touch car rental.

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Carsharing Service Launches in Bangkok

Haupcar, a startup company in Thailand, has brought short-term car rental to Bangkok with its carsharing app.

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