Tag Archives: Car Rental

Hertz Global unveils plans to relaunch this summer | News

Hertz Global Holdings has plans to leave Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States after nearly a year. Knighthead Capital Management and Certares Opportunities have committed to invest up to $4.2 billion to purchase up to 100 per cent, but not less than a majority, of the common stock of the fallen car rental […]

AXA Partners extends CarTrawler partnership | News

AXA Partners UK & Ireland has extended its partnership with Irish travel tech company, CarTrawler. The end-to-end technology platform expands airline and travel partners’ offering to their customers, including car rental, private airport transfer and ride-hailing services. Following a successful relationship spanning six years, the two companies have entered into a new long-term contract through […]

Sixt seeks to expand van rental internationally with new appointment | News

Sixt has added Daniel Marasch to the board of its new van and truck division as it seeks to expand the operation internationally. The company said it was responding to the increasing importance of the product sector and seeking to tap into new potential as part of its international growth strategy. The global mobility provider […]

Avis Budget Group makes two European appointments | News

Avis Budget Group has announced the appointment of Martin Gruber as its vice president, commercial and Laurent Sculier as managing director, central and western Europe. The moves come following a reorganisation of its International leadership team. Gruber has a longstanding career with Avis Budget Group having joined the global provider of mobility solutions in 1999. […]

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 […]

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 […]