An opening of a new Budget licensee, Gotham’s merger with Beverly Hills Rent A Car and Hertz completing its financial restatements with the Securities and Exchange Commission ranked as the most read news stories on AutoRentalNews.com during 2015.
Two other mergers in the rental car industry made the list. Advantage Rent A Car purchased E-Z Rent-A-Car and Enterprise Holdings acquired Triangle Rent A Car.
As the year comes to a close, let’s revisit the top 10 news stories of the year:
Based on a vintage Fiat 500, adapted to become a playful, eco-friendly convertible, the custom-built Spiaggina features a rear-wheel drive electric retro-fitted motor, hand-woven seats in natural rope, and heritage bodywork, with matching rims completing the high-end finish.
Laak Mobility Group (LMG), a holding company that includes Europcar Mexico, plans to open in Panama in July and Costa Rica by the end of the year. LMG has rolled out a self-service module in car rental locations to streamline the car rental process.
The Exotic Car Collection is making the world of supercars more accessible and offers rental of a range of performance and luxury vehicles from the likes of Aston Martin, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Range Rover, and Lamborghini.