Avis Budget Completes Transaction to Operate Budget in Poland

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April 18, 2017
Enterprise Acquires German-Based CARO Autovermietung

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Germany has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire CARO Autovermietung GmbH. The combined business will have more than 200 locations and a fleet of appoximately 17,000 vehicles.

Avis Budget Completes Transaction to Operate Budget in Poland

Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced the completion of a transaction that will allow the company to operate the Budget brand in Poland directly and to expand its presence in the Polish market.

Rentalcars Connect Provides Transportation Platform to Finnair

With Rentalcars Connect's platform, Finnair customers will have access to a range of ground transportation options, including car rentals, taxis, executive transfers, buses, and trains.

2017 International Car Rental Show in Pictures

Featuring seminars, the exhibit hall, and attendees, photo galleries from the 2017 International Car Rental Show are now live. Speaker presentations are also available online.

Mex Rent A Car Opens Location in Guatemala

Mex Rent A Car has launched in Guatemala with a location at La Aurora International Airport.

Zoomcar Adds Mahindra Electric Vehicles to Platform

This partnership will allow individuals to purchase the all-electric Mahindra e2oPlus on Zoomcar’s platform, list the vehicle for rental when not in use, and earn cash to help offset the monthly ownership costs.

Rent Centric Powers Hertz St. Barts’ Carsharing Service

Using Rent Centric’s app-based, self-service carsharing platform, the Hertz licensee on the Caribbean island of St. Barts allows customers to access the rental vehicles through an app.

Uber Looks to Partner with Rental Companies in Taiwan

After a two-month suspension, Uber will have to partner with licensed rental car companies in order to resume its ride-hailing services in Taipei.

Rhodium Car Rental to Expand in Iceland

Rhodium Car Rental will expand in Iceland with its second location planning to open in Reikjavik at the end of the month.

Budget Australia Wins Reader's Digest Quality Service Award

Budget Car Rental has been named the gold winner in the car rental category of the 2017 Reader's Digest Quality Service Award.

February 2017

Chris Brown
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My Number One Takeaway from ICRS 2017

This year’s International Car Rental Show (ICRS) opened the door to new business models facing transportation today — yet adapting to these new technologies is not the first key to survival.

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