Tagged Ride-Hailing

Four Thoughts From the 2016 Conference Calls

Sifting through the notes of Avis Budget Group’s and Hertz Global Holdings’ recent fourth quarter conference calls give us some trend lines to watch out for in 2017. (Of course, this gives us an incomplete snapshot, as Enterprise Holdings is privately held.)

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Self-Driving Ubers Now Running in Arizona

Uber will be offering rides in its autonomous vehicles in Tempe, Ariz., two months after leaving California.

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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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Ride-Hailing Grab Gets Funding From Tokyo Century

Tokyo Century, a financial services company, will be funding leasing and car rental options for Grab drivers in its six countries of operation in Southeast Asia.

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Uber Ends Self-Driving Pilot in San Francisco

The California DMV revoked the registrations on the 16 self-driving Volvo XC90s that Uber was using in its pilot program. Uber will move the vehicles to Arizona.

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Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship.

My Number One Takeaway from ICRS 2017

This year’s International Car Rental Show (ICRS) opened the door to new business models facing transportation today — yet adapting to these new technologies is not the first key to survival.

Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives.

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