Car Rental News

Europcar welcomes Hyundai Kona to fleet

Europcar welcomes Hyundai Kona to fleet

Europcar UK is extending the choice available for leisure and business travellers with the addition of the Hyundai Kona to its fleet. Europcar UK is the first UK rental company to offer its customers’ access to the compact SUV.

Europcar sees losses widen in first quarter

Europcar sees losses widen in first quarter

Europcar has reported a loss of €21 million for the first quarter of 2018. The figure compares to a loss of €6 million for the same period last year. Revenue at the car rental giant was €556 million for the first three months of the financial year, up 28 per cent at constant exchange rates.

Heathrow to host largest electric vehicle fleet in UK

Heathrow to host largest electric vehicle fleet in UK

Heathrow, Jaguar and travel services company WeKnowGroup have signed a landmark deal that will see a fleet of up to 200 fully-electric Jaguar I-PACE vehicles available to passengers for travel to and from the airport.

Hertz sees losses widen in first quarter

Hertz sees losses widen in first quarter

Car rental giant Hertz has reported a first quarter loss before income taxes of $231 million. The figure compares to a loss of $294 million in the same period last year.

Blanco appointed sales director at Europcar UK

Blanco appointed sales director at Europcar UK

Europcar UK has appointed Jose Blanco as UK sales and marketing director. He has taken over the role from Nick Harwood, who has been promoted to sales director, key partners, for Europcar Group.

Europcar refocuses low-cost car rental activities

Europcar refocuses low-cost car rental activities

The low-cost car rental segment is one of the most dynamic in Europe, representing approximately €1.5 billion, enjoying a historical 12 per cent annual growth rate and expected to continue to grow at a similar pace, especially in leisure destinations like France, Spain, Italy, UK, Portugal, Greece and Turkey.

Hertz Chauffeur expands offering in Asia

Hertz Chauffeur expands offering in Asia

Hertz Asia has launched a new Hertz Chauffeur website to make it easier for customers, including travel agents, to book chauffeur services for a full day, half a day and airport or city transfers.