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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Self-confessed car enthusiast, Gaby Roslin, has become the face of a digital marketing campaign for Europcar set to debut this month.
“This new partnership has arrived at the perfect time for RAC members, as we start the new year,” said Gary Smith, managing director, Europcar Mobility Group in the UK.
Europcar Mobility Group is now present in 135 countries through its brands, which allows it to benefit from substantial flows of business and leisure customers
As Europcar is recognised as the World’s Leading Green Transport Solution Company by World Travel Awards, commercial sales director, Fernando Fagulha, tells Breaking Travel News what the honour means to him and the company.
Europcar Mobility Group has announced revenue of €989 million for the third quarter of 2018. The figure is up 25 per cent at constant exchange rates, with 2.6 per cent pro-forma growth.