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.
Europcar Mobility Group generated revenues of €553 million in the first quarter of financial 2019, a slight decline of 0.6 per cent when compared to last year. The car rental company said the fall was driven by an earlier Easter, which fell in April this year.
Paris has offered Ubeeqo the management of 850 on-street parking spaces with the aim of creating a new Mobilib service. These new spaces will enable Ubeeqo to expand its fleet of self-service vehicles, enhancing mobility for Parisians.
Car rental provider Avis has announced it will be launching a new European-wide campaign this month, designed to celebrate the international roll-out of the new Avis app.
The two companies have entered into a franchise agreement that provides access to Enterprise’s brands for visitors to Japan, as well as for Japanese residents travelling overseas.
Leading transport app Citymapper has added Zipcar UK to its London app as part of a six-month trial. The move will ensure that car sharing is included in relevant searches, displaying both route and time needed to complete the trip.