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Turo Sues LAX Over Permit Classification, Facility Fees

Turo maintains that its platform is a technology company, not a rental car agency, and therefore should not be subject to the airport taxes and fees that traditional car rental companies pay.

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Europcar Joins Mobility as a Service Alliance

Created by a public-private partnership, the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Alliance aims to create the foundations for a common approach to MaaS.

Illinois Considers Peer-to-Peer Rental Regulations

Senate Bill 2641, which was passed in April, would require p2p car rental groups such as Turo and Getaround to abide by taxes and regulatory burdens included in the Automobile Renting Occupation and Use Tax Act.

Maryland Passes Bill Regulating Peer-to-Peer Rentals

The new law mandates that peer-to-peer carsharing companies pay sales tax, are subjected to airport contracts, and must comply with the national safety recall law.

Turo Users to Unlock Cars Via App

Turo Go hardware will empower car owners to remotely lock and unlock their cars, automatically track mileage, and geolocate the car.

Carsharing and Other Mobility Platforms: Legal Issues to Keep in Mind

All states have laws that govern various aspects of rental car operations. Do those laws apply to new and developing mobility models and, if so, to what extent? The answers are not clear.

Europcar Rebrands, Now 'Europcar Mobility Group'

Over the past few years, Europcar, has become a global provider of mobility solutions, offering a wide range of services such as, car rental, van and truck rental, chauffeur services, carsharing, and peer-to-peer carsharing.

Turo Launches Feature for Add-Ons

The Extras feature allows customers to select additional items in their rental, with hosts setting the prices.

Ukrainian Carsharing Startup Offers Peer-to-Peer Rentals

The startup is aimed toward Ukrainians who own unused cars that could be rented for passive income.

6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.