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.
Hertz Europe has announced that customers of Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty can now rent a car using a valid debit card in a host of countries across Europe. Recent Mastercard research shows that people are increasingly using their debit card.
New for the British summer season, the Lanesborough has introduced its new fleet of supercars, offering guests the chance to explore London and the surrounding counties in one of the new high-performance vehicles
Volkswagen has made a first move into e-mobility with the public launch of its WeShare operation in Berlin. The service will offer a fleet of 1,500 e-Golfs, with 500 e-up! cars to be added in a few months.
Europcar Mobility Group has appointed José Blanco as new managing director for its low-cost business unit. He will also step up as a member of the executive committee.
Hertz has unveiled My Hertz Weekend, a flexible new monthly car subscription service which gives customers access to a car every weekend. The new service, starting in Italy, allows Hertz customers to choose between three sizes of car – small, medium or large – knowing that they can use a vehicle in the selected category every weekend of the month.
Hertz Europe has unveiled Kollektion 7 - Made in Germany, a new collection of seven prestige vehicles celebrating luxury German marques and engineering expertise. Launching at Frankfurt Airport, the new collection includes prestige vehicles from top German brands: BMW, Mercedes Benz and Porsche.
EmbraerX has unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, DC. The event convenes a global community of manufacturers, investors, policymakers, and government officials, all working to make the urban aerial ridesharing vision a reality.
Authorities in Queensland have partnered with Uber to launch a new submarine experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Guests will be able to hail scUber, branded as the first rideshare submarine experience in the world, from Monday in order to head to the iconic Australian destination.
Hertz Europe has unveiled the latest addition to its Selezione Italia (Italian Collection) fleet with the arrival of a new rental exclusive, the Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.9T V6 Quadrifoglio.