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AUTO RENTAL NEWS FACT BOOK IS ONLINE

The 34th edition contains data and analysis on the U.S. car rental market, as well as proprietary COVID-19 surveys that gauge over...

IT'S A GOOD TIME TO REINFORCE CORE VALUES

As this pandemic drones on, communicating your core values to your staff and Customers will give them the stability they desire and...

 
 
 

IN MEMORIAM: JOE VITTORIA, FORMER AVIS CEO

In addition to Avis, Vittoria served in a global role at Hertz. After car rental, he developed a line of sailing superyachts.

AUCTION RENTAL RISK PRICES UP 8% YEAR-OVER-YEAR

According to the mid-month Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index average mileage for rental risk units in the first half of January - 49,800...

 
 
 

MICROCHIP SHORTAGE STUNTS GM'S ASSEMBLY PLANT PRODUCTION

General Motors will shutdown or reduce production at four of its global assembly plants beginning the week of Feb. 8, 2021 due to the...

GBTA: BUSINESS TRAVEL FULL RECOVERY EXPECTED BY 2025

The Global Business Travel Association says the financial impact of global travel decline is expected to be 10 times worse than the...

 
 
 

ACRA ASKS CONGRESS FOR $3.64B IN MAG RELIEF

ACRA seeks the funds to allow airports to provide minimum annual guarantees and rent relief for airport concessionaires.

NP'S BOWIE RECOGNIZED FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING METHODS

Pat “The Trainer” Bowie, recently featured in an article on her successful methods, provides training for hundreds of car rental employees...

 
 
 

NAVOTAR RENTAL SOFTWARE ACQUIRED BY VALSOFT

Navotar, a Canadian-based car rental software provider, is joining Valsoft Corp. Inc., a company specializing in the development of...

FINALRENTALS LAUNCHES FRANCHISE INITIATIVE

The company has already signed three franchisees, in U.A.E., Poland, Malta, and Ireland and aims to grow to 15 by the end of this year.

 
 
 

CAR RENTAL VOLUMES HIT PANDEMIC HIGH IN DECEMBER

RateGain's state of the travel industry report found that car rental volumes for the week of Dec. 7 to 13 reached 83% of 2019 levels....

EUROPCAR CONSOLIDATES NORDIC OPERATIONS

Managing Director Stéphane Soille will be supported by a country head for each of the three markets, with a strong commercial focus:...

 
 
 

ECONOMYBOOKINGS.COM PARTNERS WITH NORWIND AIRLINES

According to the data provided by SimilarWeb, EconomyBookings is currently ranked fifth in the top list of car rental brokers worldwide.

VIRTUO ADDS HYUNDAI KONA ELECTRIC TO ITS FLEET

Virtuo chose the Hyundai Kona model as the first electric vehicle in its fleet because of its range of 484km .

 
 
 

NORWEGIAN CARSHARING GROUP SELECTS GERMAN MOBILITY SOFTWARE PROVIDER

At the end of 2020, Bilkollektivet partnered with the Aachen-based mobility service provider Digital Mobility Solutions to use the...

MIDWAY CAR RENTAL ADDS 2 TO SALES TEAM

Emil Cain will serves as used car manager and Raul Orozco as VP of remarketing.

 
 
 

SIXT APPOINTS NEW COO, COMBINES BUSINESS, DIGITAL MOBILITY SERVICE DIVISIONS

Nico Gabriel, who has been driving the transformation of Sixt into a modern mobility provider for 16 years, is now responsible for...

CHIP SHORTAGE IS AFFECTING RENTAL CAR ORDERS

Due to the global shortage of semiconductors used in automobiles, OEMs are telling car rental companies to expect “significant delays”...

 
 
 

RUGGED RENTAL TAKES CRX RENTER RATED AWARD, AGAIN

AAMCAR, Affordable Rent-A-Car in Salt Lake City, and Florida Premium Rentacar in Miami also won awards based on customer ratings from...

CARITE, DRIVEITAWAY PIONEER PAY-AS-YOU-GO SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAM

CARite is the first major chain of used car stores to begin the online sales process with a rental that allows anyone to choose, subscribe,...

 
 
 



Hyundai Ioniq 5 reveal, Kona Electric recall, Lucid IPO, Mirai and Toyota...

Hyundai Ioniq 5 reveal, Kona Electric recall, Lucid IPO, Mirai and Toyota EVs: The Week in Reverse

Where is the $25,000 Tesla being developed? What company announced this week it might build a Fisker EV? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse-right here at Green Car... Read more ...

2021 Audi TT

2021 Audi TT

What kind of car is the 2021 Audi TT? What does it compare to? The Audi TT is an all-wheel-drive coupe and roadster with pedestrian hatchback roots cloaked in style and... Read more ...

Gunther Werks Speedster, Gordon Murray T.50s, 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class...

Gunther Werks Speedster, Gordon Murray T.50s, 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: This Week's Top Photos

California's Gunther Werks returned this week with another carbon-bodied stunner based on the 993-generation 911. This time the company delivered a wide-body speedster to... Read more ...

5 Things I've Learned From Living With An FD Mazda RX-7

5 Things I've Learned From Living With An FD Mazda RX-7

I eschewed my usual habit of buying simple cars to buy an RX-7, but so far, so good... Read more ...

GTO Engineering's Moderna is like a classic Ferrari built new, and you can...

GTO Engineering's Moderna is like a classic Ferrari built new, and you can now order one

GTO Engineering, an expert restorer of classic Ferraris based in the United Kingdom, recently tested the waters with its own sports car matching the styling and mechanicals of... Read more ...

Upcoming Car LaunchesUnveils In March Jaguar i-Pace Mercedes-Benz A Class...

Upcoming Car LaunchesUnveils In March Jaguar i-Pace Mercedes-Benz A Class Limousine Citroen C5 Aircross Skoda Kushaq And More

This month was already quite a busy one in terms of launches like the XUV300 Petrol AMT, the Renault Kiger, the MG Hector CVT, the Maruti Suzuki Swift facelift as well as the... Read more ...

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Comes To Europe For 2022

For the first time since its 2008 debut, the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy competition will be held in Europe. Located above the northeast border of Greece, Albania is... Read more ...

Skoda Karoq Road Trip Feature Review

Skoda Karoq Road Trip Feature Review

It's 5.30 AM. My coffee is brewed and ready to go. My colleagues, Manaal, Eshan and Nikhil, were on their way to pick me up. A road trip to Goa was in the works. The mission... Read more ...

Renault Kiger Deliveries Set To Begin From March 3

Renault Kiger Deliveries Set To Begin From March 3

The Renault Kiger was launched on February 15. Deliveries for the Kiger will begin from March 3. The sub-4m SUV comes with two petrol engine options: a 1.0-litre naturally... Read more ...

Top Car News India 2021 Tata Safari And Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift...

Top Car News India 2021 Tata Safari And Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift Launched Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine And Jeep Wrangler CKD Launch Dates Revealed

The last seven days for the auto industry was a pretty busy one, which included two car launches, car launch dates being announced, as well as a hardcore track-ready hypercar... Read more ...