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Rio Olympics: How Did Car Rental Fare?

Rio Olympics: How Did Car Rental Fare?

During the Summer Olympics, the Brazil car rental association expected about a 15% increase in daily rentals for the city of Rio de Janeiro.

August 23, 2016

New Broker Site Launches in Brazil

New Broker Site Launches in Brazil

Brazilian Rent a Car (BRZ Rent A Car), a new car rental brokerage site, has launched in Brazil. The car rental network rents cars from suppliers in 25 Brazilian cities.

June 27, 2016

Snapshot: South America’s Commercial Fleet Market

Snapshot: South America’s Commercial Fleet Market

Readers get a closer look at the commercial fleet market in 13 countries in South America, including information on fleet market size, fuel prices, the used-vehicle market and maintenance trends.

February 9, 2016

Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Brazil

Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Brazil

BlaBlaCar, a French-based ride-sharing service, launched in Brazil on Nov. 30. The mobile app and online service connects users needing a ride with drivers.

December 14, 2015

South American Fleet Market: Diverse & Complex

South American Fleet Market: Diverse & Complex

The South American automotive market has tremendous potential. IHS Insights forecasts the continent’s automotive market will grow significantly by 2025, becoming one of the top three growth markets globally for light-vehicle sales.

December 8, 2015

Avis Budget Acquires Full Ownership of Brazilian Licensee
Slower Growth for Brazil Travel Spending

Slower Growth for Brazil Travel Spending

Brazil's business travel spending is expected to grow 3.6% in 2014 and 4.1% in 2015, down from projections of 12.5% and 5.9%, according to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

September 23, 2014

Car Rental and the World Cup

Car Rental and the World Cup

Four rental companies share their preparations for Brazil’s global event as well as their expectations for their businesses during the month-long tournament.

July 22, 2014

More Than 1,000 Hyundai Vehicles Makes up Brazil's World Cup Fleet
Europcar Launches Franchises in Brazil

Europcar Launches Franchises in Brazil

Partnering with Los Cipreses, Europcar has launched in Brazil and opened its first franchise locations in the cities of Curitiba, Florianopolis and Porto Alegre.

June 2, 2014

Brazil Business Travel to Hit $37B in 2014

Brazil Business Travel to Hit $37B in 2014

Despite two quarters of weaker economic growth in 2013, business travel spending in Brazil is expected to expand 12.5% to $37 billion in 2014 and another 5.9% in 2015, according to the Global Business Travelers Association (GBTA) Foundation.

May 6, 2014

CarTrawler Reveals World Cup Car Rental Trends

CarTrawler Reveals World Cup Car Rental Trends

With less than two months before the opening match of the Brazil 2014 World Cup, CarTrawler, an online global car rental platform, has analyzed car booking and query trends in the major participating countries.

April 22, 2014

Brazilian Rental Car Blog Celebrates Third Anniversary

EuroIT Technology’s Blog das Locadoras (“Rental Blog”), which covers Brazil’s car rental industry, celebrates its third anniversary and plans to feature rental companies looking to expand to Brazil.

March 21, 2014

GBTA Forecasts Growth in Brazilian Business Travel