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2014-07-08 12:20:50

LONDON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Rent-A-Car has appointed Reykjavik Excursions as a franchise partner in Iceland, extending the company's fast-growing international network of car hire branches to another important European destination. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/MM55552LOGO-d The agreement will see the familiar Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand appear at airport and city locations in Iceland during the coming months. It is another step in Enterprise's...

2014-06-25 12:20:46

Enterprise, National, Alamo Add 250K Cars to Offer Summer Travelers New Vehicles, Low Mileage, Wide Variety ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans will be on the move this Independence Day weekend, based on early rental reservation data from all three Enterprise Holdings' brands - Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car. The combined brands are seeing an 11 percent year-over-year spike in advance reservations at the airport, and Enterprise...

2014-06-24 16:21:15

ST. LOUIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In early June, SXSW Eco announced the first wave of programming for its fall conference in Austin. Part of the line-up includes a panel discussion - "City Transit 411: Urban Myths & Urban Mobility" - featuring representatives from Enterprise CarShare, Getaround and the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121204 The panel, to be moderated by...

2014-06-24 08:20:47

Plans to Accelerate Customer Acquisition and Expand Into New Geographies and Services SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, RelayRides, announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $44 million. Lead investor Canaan Partners joins existing investors August Capital, Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures, with Canaan Partners General Partner Deepak Kamra joining the Board...

2014-06-19 12:21:59

INDIANAPOLIS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State legislation proposed in New York to regulate car-sharing programs would likely result in lawsuits arising out of disputes over coverage, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. As a result, NAMIC is opposed to the bill, A.8007B. The rise of formal car-sharing programs throughout the United States has uncovered numerous insurance-related challenges, notably over the role of the car owner's...

2014-06-13 08:20:22

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), has recently joined in Spain Zero Emissions Mobility To All (Zem2All), the largest electric mobility demonstration project in Europe. In partnership with Endesa, Hertz will be renting the all-electric Nissan Leaf from its Malaga city and airport locations to help to promote sustainable and smarter city transport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117777 Globally, Hertz is working to provide...

2014-06-10 16:20:44

Top Electric Vehicle in 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Available for Rent in California PARK RIDGE, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, is offering the year's top electric vehicle according to Fuel Economy Guide, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark, at its San Francisco and Los Angeles airport locations, as well as Hertz local facilities throughout California. According to the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide released...

2014-05-23 16:20:44

ST. LOUIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 36 million people hitting the road Memorial Day weekend, Enterprise Holdings - which owns and operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands - is helping to make summer travel more affordable and consumer friendly. In fact, since 2009, average basic rental rates (covering time and mileage) for its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car service have only increased $1.55 per day at the airport, from...

2014-05-22 20:20:28

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings, the largest car rental company in the world, took part in today's unprecedented meeting that included President Barack Obama, senior officials, the U.S. Travel Association and travel industry leaders to support a new White House memorandum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/MM55552LOGO-a The memorandum calls for the development of airport-specific plans to maximize the economic impact of travel and tourism by...

2014-05-19 16:20:25

INDIANAPOLIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor of Indianapolis Greg Ballard and Bollore Group Chairman Vincent Bollore presented today to the press and the people of Indianapolis BlueIndy, the revolutionary 100 percent electric car sharing service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/88970 The Mayor of Indianapolis chose to align this event with the opening of the famous Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) conference. EDTA usually holds its yearly conference...


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