Category Archives: Taxi

Heathrow unveils plans for new vehicle charges | News

Heathrow is exploring a proposal to implement a forecourt access charge (FAC) for vehicles in late 2021 to prevent a car-led airport recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The charge, expected to be around £5, is part of several revisions to a surface access plan as a result of the near collapse in passenger numbers and […]

Sixt expands into New Zealand with Giltrap deal | News

Sixt has appointed Premium Mobility Services, the car rental subsidiary of the Giltrap Group, as its franchise partner for New Zealand. The group is a leading company in the destination with over 50 years in the automotive market, providing an infrastructure that includes distribution, retail and vehicle financing. Sixt is one of the largest car […]

Sixt expands into New Zealand with Giltrap deal | News

Sixt has appointed Premium Mobility Services, the car rental subsidiary of the Giltrap Group, as its franchise partner for New Zealand. The group is a leading company in the destination with over 50 years in the automotive market, providing an infrastructure that includes distribution, retail and vehicle financing. Sixt is one of the largest car […]

Enterprise Rent-A-Car expands across Latin America | News

Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Aruba and Panama, as well as 25 additional branches in Brazil. The new locations – which are already taking reservations – join the National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands in all three countries. Enterprise Holdings owns all three brands. The Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch […]

Gatwick to charge for curbside drop-off | News

Gatwick will introduce a charge for vehicles using the forecourt to drop off passengers directly outside its terminals from next year. The revenue raised will help the airport continue its recovery from the economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Anyone who does not wish to pay the charge will be able to drop-off or pick-up […]

Gatwick to charge for curbside drop-off | News

Gatwick will introduce a charge for vehicles using the forecourt to drop off passengers directly outside its terminals from next year. The revenue raised will help the airport continue its recovery from the economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Anyone who does not wish to pay the charge will be able to drop-off or pick-up […]

Walsh appointed deputy chairman of CarTrawler | News

CarTrawler has confirmed the appointment of former International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh to the role of deputy chairman with the company. Walsh departed the airline giant earlier this month after more than three decades in the sector. At the same time, the Irish car rental and mobility solutions provider has selected David Barger […]

Enterprise completes Discount Car & Truck Rentals acquisition in Canada | News

Enterprise Holdings has closed its acquisition of Discount Car and Truck Rentals, a Canadian company serving customers across the country. All conditions of closing have been satisfied, including receipt of a no action letter from the Canadian Competition Bureau. The acquisition includes all of Discount’s corporate-owned locations and the Quebec licensee’s daily rental businesses. Enterprise […]

Change of financial leadership as Hertz battles back from bankruptcy | News

Hertz has confirmed chief financial officer Jamere Jackson has resigned to pursue a new opportunity. He will remain with Hertz until September 11th to assist in the transition of his responsibilities. The company also today announced the promotion of Eric Esper to executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer. At the same time, […]

Europcar enhances rental delivery service in wake of Covid-19 | News

Consumer behaviour has irreversibly changed during lockdown, as Brits become a nation of home delivery experts. In direct response to this trend, Europcar Mobility Group has enhanced its ‘deliver and collect’ service, creating a new normal in the rental industry. As part of their group wide safety programme, and to support the ongoing focus on […]