December 11, 2014 in Rental Operations
DriveNow, the car-sharing initiative by the BMW Group and Sixt SE, has launched in London with a fleet of 210 vehicles. The all-electric BMW i3 will be introduced to the London fleet in 2015.
December 3, 2014 in Rental Operations
Kulp Car Rentals plans to open a new Sixt franchise to serve Philadelphia International Airport and other Sixt franchise locations in Philadelphia.
November 4, 2014 in Rental Operations
Sixt and BMW have announced its car-sharing program DriveNow will be available in London. Rates and an official launch date are not yet confirmed.
October 20, 2014 in Rental Operations
Due to the upcoming tourist season, the Sixt Thailand franchise (Master Group Corp.) has increased its fleet from 700 to 1,000 vehicles.
October 6, 2014 in Rental Operations
Sixt’s branch at London’s Luton Airport has moved to a new location, a few minutes outside the airport.
August 26, 2014 in Rental Operations
For the first half of 2014, German-based Sixt SE’s revenue and earnings were both up compared to the same period in 2013, according to the company. Rental revenue increased 9.8% — from EUR 462.2 million in half-year 2013 to EUR 507.7 million (half-year 2014).
August 13, 2014 in Rental Operations
Sixt SE and its Sixt Franchise USA LLC have signed a franchise agreement with Walser Automotive Group. Walser will open Sixt franchises to serve the Minneapolis-St.Paul area, including the airport.
August 12, 2014 in Rental Operations
Sixt has sponsored 48 buggies at London’s Gatwick Airport. Each Sixt advertisement reads, “Fancy a boost? We like going fast, too!”
August 5, 2014
After adding Sixt, Travelauto has recently added Fox Rent-A-Car to its online car rental portfolio in order to serve more customers in major U.S. airport locations.
By Amy Winter, July 2014 in Rental Operations
As Sixt continues to seek new U.S. franchises, six rental operators share their stories of taking the plunge into the franchise market and joining the Sixt family.
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