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May 8, 2018
Avis to Add 11K Connected Vehicles to European Fleet

Avis Budget Group will have more than 100,000 connected cars globally this year and has committed to operating a fully connected global fleet by 2020.

Didi Chuxing, Auto Partners Form Global Carsharing Alliance

The 31 founding partners span the areas of OEM, parts and components manufacturing, electric vehicle services, and digital map services.

Booking Group Celebrates 10th Anniversary

As of today, Booking Group provides customers with an opportunity to search, compare, and book car rentals in over 20,000 locations in 150 countries through its website

Ford, Zoyte to Provide Electric Vehicles for Chinese Ride-Hailing

The new mobility JV will work closely with the Zotye-Ford manufacturing JV, which will build a range of stylish and affordable all-electric vehicles for consumers in China under a new indigenous brand, pending regulatory approval.

Europcar Acquires Belgian Scooter-Sharing Startup

Scooty will be operated as a separate brand of the Europcar Group.

Renault Brings Self-Service Rentals to IKEA

Renault MOBILITY announced a partnership with IKEA France to develop a self-service car rental solution with a 100% electric vehicle fleet for IKEA customers by 2020.

Volkswagen, Didi Chuxing in Talks to Co-Create Autonomous Vehicles

As part of the joint venture, Volkswagen would also manage Didi Chuxing's fleet of ride-hailing vehicles.

Iceland Police Discover 49 Uninsured Rental Vehicles

A police spokesperson said the uninsured vehicles were due to an oversight, and the companies took immediate steps to insure the vehicles.

HiyaCar to Close $1M Crowdfunding Round

This latest round of crowdfunding, which consisted of 500 investors, will help scale the startup’s market and further develop its keyless tech.

November 2017

Chris Brown
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Executive Editor
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Mobility: Separating the Signal from Noise

These days, it’s not easy to be in fleet.

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