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.
Businesses with an Uber account can easily create Vouchers and send them to customers via email, social media and mobile messaging. Customers can then open the link and automatically add the Voucher to their Uber app, until it expires.
Forsythe has taken up the role following the promotion of former UK sales and marketing director, Jose Blanco, to the position of deputy general manager for the company’s low-cost business unit.
Hertz Europe is launching the British Collection, offering a new high-end customer service experience, with a package of best-of-British services and products – and a personalised welcome service.
Ride hailing giant Uber has reached a deal to acquire Dubai-based rival Careem for $3.1 billion. The deal consists of $1.7 billion in convertible notes and $1.4 billion in cash and is subject to applicable regulatory approvals.
The first step in this global collaboration will bring attractive advantages and benefits to the members of the hotel group’s loyalty programme, Taj InnerCircle.
Avis Budget Group and Abu Dhabi based Etihad Aviation Group have announced a new, global partnership which sees Avis Budget Group become the exclusive car rental provider for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE.
Sixt has become the first mobility company in Europe to digitalise the entire car rental process. Through Sixt rent, the Sixt app becomes a digital counter.