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.
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 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 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.
Passengers with Uber can now request an electric-vehicle (EV) from anywhere in Greater London as Uber Green expands from Zone 1 to the whole of the capital.
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.
Car rental giant Sixt is reporting what it is calling “the best result” in its history for financial 2021 – in sharp contrast to the rest of the market. A United States expansion drove profits.
Hertz has confirmed an investment in Ufodrive, a self-service electric vehicle rental company and eMobility service provider in Europe.
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 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.
With consolidated earnings before taxes of €253 million for the three months to the end of September, Sixt has reported the best quarterly operating result in its history.
As consumer interest in electric vehicles skyrockets, the car rental giant is announcing a significant investment to offer the largest EV rental fleet in North America.