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Zipcar Flex expands offering to London travellers

Zipcar Flex expands offering to London travellers

Zipcar has announced that Zipcar Flex, its ‘floating’ car sharing service, is now available to nearly 3.5 million Londoners. Zipcar Flex allows members to spontaneously jump into a car and drive one-way across London, with the ability to drop the car off in one of thousands of spaces within the ‘Zipzone’, which now covers an area of over 235 km2 across London.

Softbank takes large stake in Uber

Softbank takes large stake in Uber

Softbank is set to take a large stake in ride hailing app Uber, expanding its holdings in transportation companies around the globe. The Japanese investment giant led a consortium to take an $8 billion stake in the taxi frim.

Harford joins Uber as chief operating officer

Harford joins Uber as chief operating officer

Uber has appointed former Orbitz chief executive Barney Harford to the role of chief operating officer, ending a long search. He becomes the second-highest ranking executive at Uber Technologies.

Langlois appointed group human resources director at Europcar

Langlois appointed group human resources director at Europcar

Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Denis Langlois to the role of group human resources director. Langlois will be responsible for supporting the group’s development, particularly in the recent context of integrating new brands and acquisitions such as Buchbinder.

WTM 2017: Europcar adds Range Rover Velar to Selection fleet

WTM 2017: Europcar adds Range Rover Velar to Selection fleet

Europcar UK is giving UK motorists more driving choice as it adds the Range Rover Velar to its Selection vehicle fleet. Marking the addition of this premium motoring experience from Range Rover for leisure and business travellers, Europcar will be featuring the Velar in the Activation Zone at World Travel Market.

Travelport signs global partnership with Hertz

Travelport signs global partnership with Hertz

Travelport has announced a new agreement with Hertz Corporation that gives Travelport’s online, offline, and corporate customers access to the car rental company’s full worldwide inventory of rental vehicle rates.