Europcar Mobility Group has agreed to acquire Fox Rent A Car, one of the largest independent players in the US market. The deal will be the “last” of a group of acquisitions begun three years ago, Europcar said.
When making a flight reservation via the Wizz Air website or in the mobile app, customers can now directly book the appropriate rental vehicle and access the entire Sixt fleet at their destination.
Bolt has announced the launch of an XL category, giving customers access to larger vehicles via the app. XL is a bespoke category for bigger groups with a seating capacity of up to seven passengers.
Bolt will seek to make journeys taken using its platform in Europe carbon neutral by offsetting emissions. The Estonia-headquartered company is making a number of commitments as part of its environmental strategy, called Green Plan.
Etihad Airways and Sixt, an international mobility service provider, have announced a new partnership to provide airport transfers to passengers globally. The new service covers various car categories from limousines to SUVs - all operated by professional chauffeurs.
Amadeus has announced a new agreement with the Hertz Corporation to provide travel agencies and travellers around the world access to the car rental company’s full inventory across its Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands.
Avis Budget Group has signed an agreement with Ford Commercial Solutions to connect approximately 14,000 vehicles to its European fleet. Connected vehicles allow Avis customers to manage their entire rental experience through the Avis mobile app.
Europcar Mobility Group UK has signed a new partnership to help its Europcar car rental brand reach a wider audience in the next couple of years. The new partnership will see Europcar become the official car and van rental partner for Fulham Football Club for the next two seasons.
Avis Budget Group has launched a new, pay per kilometre, mobility brand in Italy: Smile Rent. The low-cost, 100 per cent self-serve brand is the latest addition to the mobility giant’s expanding portfolio in southern Europe.
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah will offer holidaymakers a once-in-a-lifetime driving opportunity this winter. Guests at the property will be invited to a one-off weekend of luxury driving on November 2nd-3rd, in partnership with Aston Martin.
The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority and Careem have announced the launch of a taxi e-hailing service under a joint venture.