Europcar Acquires Italian Carsharer

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February 7, 2017
Enterprise Brands to Expand to Armenia, Georgia

Enterprise Holdings Inc. has announced its entrance into Armenia with new franchise partner TravelCar. With this partnership, Enterprise intends to also operate in the nearby country of Georgia.

Europcar Acquires Italian Carsharer

Europcar has acquired Milan-based carsharing company GuidaMi and its 150-vehicle fleet, bringing its mobility services to Italy.

Uber Introduces All-Day Travel Option

UberHIRE will be available in several Indian cities between the hours of 4 am to 8 pm.

Enterprise UK Partners With Global FoodBanking Network

Working with The Global FoodBanking Network and food redistribution charity FareShare, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation will donate six payments of 500,000 pounds as annual grants to help feed people in the U.K.

Europcar Launches Pay-by-the-Hour Carsharing in Scotland

Europcar Hourly Hire, available in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, offers both electric and hybrid vehicles.

Pacific Rent-a-Car Extends Contract With

Pacific Rent-a-Car (, a Northern Cyprus-based car rental company, has renewed its contract with for the 2017 travel seasons.

Revv Expands Carsharing to 3 New Cities

Revv, an Indian-based carsharing service, has expanded to three new cities in India: Mumbai, Chennai, and Jaipur. It now operates in seven cities across India.

Bidvest Unveils Keyless Rental App

South Africa-based Bidvest Car Rental has introduced its Snappdrive app that allows users to handle the entire rental process on a smartphone.

Navotar Partners with Pulse CRM

Navotar, a car rental software provider, has partnered with Pulse CRM, a cloud-based customer relations management (CRM) and sales solution for automotive dealerships.

Speed Auto Systems Offers Automatic ID Reading

Speed Auto Systems, a software platform, is now offering automatic passport and driver’s license reading as part of its car rental software system.

February 2017

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