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Car hire prces soar this half term

Car hire prces soar this half term

A new study of car hire costs in Europe this May half term reveals that the average price to hire a car has rocketed to £344 a week, compared to just £199 in 2019, an increase of £145.

See the future before it happens at the Financial Times Future of the Car Summit 2022

See the future before it happens at the Financial Times Future of the Car Summit 2022

The Financial Times Future of the Car summit is where visionary OEMs, industry shakers and challenger brands come together to scrutinize the technology, consumer and business model trends forever changing the way cars are made and sold. In its 8th year, one of the most highly anticipated global gatherings of automakers and their technology partners returns live (and digital) to The Brewery London.

Envoy enters hospitality market with Tesla launch

Envoy enters hospitality market with Tesla launch

Envoy Technologies has announced its entry into the hospitality market with the launch of a Tesla Model Y at the Mondrian South Beach. This revolutionary service will allow hotel guests to enjoy freedom of movement without the hassle and expense of traditional car rental services.

Hertz announces Colleen Batcheler as New General Counsel

Hertz announces Colleen Batcheler as New General Counsel

Hertz has announced that Colleen Batcheler will join the company as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective May 20. Batcheler will lead global governance for Hertz, which encompasses legal, compliance and government affairs.

Hertz and Polestar partner to purchase 65,000 electric vehicles

Hertz and Polestar partner to purchase 65,000 electric vehicles

Hertz and Polestar, the Swedish electric performance car maker, have announced a new partnership for the purchase of up to 65,000 electric vehicles (EVs) over five years. Availability is expected to begin in Spring 2022 in Europe and late 2022 in North America and Australia.

Accor signs loyalty partnership with Sixt

Accor signs loyalty partnership with Sixt

Car rental company Sixt has signed a partnership French hospitality giant Accor. This deal will provide additional attractive benefits for guests and employees of Accor – worldwide and free of charge.

Eurowings grows rental options with CarTrawler

Eurowings grows rental options with CarTrawler

Eurowings is providing customers with a new car rental comparison portal via its website. It can be used to select vehicles from over 2,200 top providers in the rental segment worldwide.