Rental Employees Sentenced for Stealing Customer Information

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January 10, 2017
Sixt Adds 25 Franchise Locations in Saudi Arabia

By partnering with Saudi Arabia’s Auto World Rent a Car, Sixt will now offer its services to customers at 25 locations in Saudi Arabia.

Rental Employees Sentenced for Stealing Customer Information

Former employees of Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the U.K. have been sentenced for conspiring to steal customer information that accident claims companies could use.

Maven Carsharing Launches in Canada

General Motors’ carsharing service has started a pilot program in downtown Kitchener in Ontario, Canada.

Latin American Meeting Returns to International Car Rental Show

Anunciando la reunión Latinoamericana is returning for its fourth year at the International Car Rental Show, taking place at Bally’s Las Vegas, March 27-29.

Dollar Opens New Location at Oman Airport

Dollar Rent A Car has opened a new branch at the Muscat International Airport in Oman.

Volvo to Establish Car Sharing Unit in Sweden

Volvo’s new business unit is based around Sunfleet, a car sharing company based in Sweden.

Eco Rent A Car Appoints New CEO

India-based Eco Rent A Car has named Gautam Nath as its new CEO.

Ride-Hailing Grab Gets Funding From Tokyo Century

Tokyo Century, a financial services company, will be funding leasing and car rental options for Grab drivers in its six countries of operation in Southeast Asia.

Shouqi Car Rental Receives $309M in Funding

The funding will go into expanding Beijing-based Shouqi Car Rental’s fleet, as well as improving its marketing and technology.

Perth Passengers in Favor of Security Cameras in Ubers

In a recent poll in Perth, Australia, 73% of females and 67% of males voted in favor of adding security cameras to Uber ride-hailing vehicles.

Schoolber Ride-Hailing App Launches in Singapore

Schoolber provides a ride-hailing option to help transport children to school in Singapore.

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Five Business Model Trends for 2017

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