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Most telematics installations for car rental still go through the OBD-II port, which was...

The Future of Car Rental Telematics Is Direct OEM Integration

With cumbersome aftermarket device installations and lack of integration with car rental software, telematics hasn’t been easy for car rental. RentalMatic’s Thomas Brady outlines how and where this is changing.

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Since the founding of the car rental industry over a century ago, there have been multiple...

Charting Disruption and Resiliency in Car Rental

Multiple external disruptions have impacted the car rental industry in the last 25 years. Each time, the industry has convened at the International Car Rental Show to figure it all out and bounce back stronger than ever.

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For CERTS funding, Treasury limited eligibility for the grants to the small number of industries...

Treasury Declines to Expand CERTS Eligibility to Car Rental

The American Car Rental Association’s June update also includes support for federal funding of EV charging infrastructure, a plan to reopen international tourism, and a push to urge Congress to address vehicle data access legislation.

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As Italy Country Manager, then as a deputy CEO of the Group, Ruggiero expanded Europcar's global...

Europcar's Deputy CEO to Step Down

Fabrizio Ruggiero will step down from his position as deputy CEO in charge of the Service Lines, the Vans & Trucks BU, e-commerce, sales, brand management, customer engagement, and international partner development.

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The company was able to maintain this growth by allowing its customers to keep rental vehicles...

Saudi Car Rental Company Shows 40% Growth in 2020

This Enterprise Holdings franchisee reported 40% growth last year at its Saudi Arabia locations and increased its fleet by 27%.

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A permanent, in-terminal airport presence is planned with the revival of international travel.

Sixt Adds Franchise in Azerbaijan

Sixt Azerbaijan will be welcoming its customers at its downtown location in Baku and provide a meet and greet service at Baku Airport.

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Green Motion's new Affiliation program is focused on the tagline "Get your rental business...

Green Motion to Participate in, Sponsor 2021 International Car Rental Show

Green Motion will engage with ICRS attendees on its new Affiliation program aimed at the U.S. market.

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With a fleet of about 470,000 cars, the combined company would be worth about 50 billion reais...

Brazilian Authorities Investigate Planned Localiza, Unidas Merger

The regulator is looking into claims that the combined group may have too much market control and reduce competition.

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While international travel will open for travelers, a recent TripAdvisor study showed that 74%...

More Than 80% Planning a Road Trip this Summer

According to a recent survey by Hertz, more than 80% of respondents plan to take a road trip this summer. Of those planning to travel, 65% said that a rental car was the mode of transportation that made them feel the safest.

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Last year, Uber pledged to invest $800 million through 2025 to help their drivers make the...

CARB Votes to Transition Ride-Hailing Fleets to Zero-Emissions by 2030

California Air Resources Board’s new standard mandates that 90% of ride-hailing miles traveled in California take place in zero-emission vehicles by 2030. Uber and Lyft want government help for the transition.

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