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Virtuo car rental service launches in London

Virtuo car rental service launches in London

The first 100 per cent mobile car rental service, Virtuo, is set to shake up the car rental scene as it launches in London. Already a success in France and Belgium, with rental services across nine major cities, Virtuo is an innovative car rental service that is changing the face of car rental.

Uber seeks to renew operator licence in London

Uber seeks to renew operator licence in London

Uber has begun a court case in London as it seeks to renew its operator licence. Officials in the capital last year refused to renew the licence on grounds of public safety and security, a decision which Uber subsequently appealed against.

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.