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2014-08-13 12:21:33

Growth Strategy Part of Car Rental Company's Local $21 Million Economic Impact NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings - which owns and operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands - has hired more than 250 new employees in Nashville during the last year. The company also plans to add even more jobs, many of which will support the opening of as many as four new car rental locations in the next year....

2014-08-11 16:20:42

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every month, National Car Rental's "Emerald Aisle" locations compete against one another at 65 airports throughout the U.S., not only focusing on customer service scores, but also car-class categories and mileage criteria. In fact, this triple-pronged measurement - called the Emerald Club Scorecard - specifically tracks mileage to ensure "Emerald Aisle" locations are providing vehicles with less than 20,000 miles....

2014-08-05 08:20:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP's 38 million members now have access to cost-effective and convenient 'wheels when you want them' at an exclusively discounted annual rate, thanks to a new agreement with Zipcar, the world's leading membership-based car sharing network. AARP members new to Zipcar save $20 off the regular $60 annual membership fee, a 33 percent savings, and in addition receive $40 towards free driving when reserving cars. Zipcars are available 24/7 and...

2014-08-04 16:20:37

"ride2provide" To Be Integrated via car2go Mobile App Beginning August 4th AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLICK TO TWEET: car2go Launches #ride2provide to Help Members to Work Together To Give Back - car2go To Donate Directly to .@WholePlanet http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133033 car2go North America LLC, the fastest-growing global carsharing company, announced that it has launched "ride2provide," a donation feature to be integrated into the car2go...

2014-07-31 08:22:56

LAKE TAHOE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all heard the best days in a boat owner's life is the day they buy the boat and the day they sell it. The same could be said for jet skis, ATVs, snowmobiles and other recreational equipment. But imagine actually profiting from those "big boy toys?" Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131578 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131579 Rentals of boats and such power sport equipment as jet skis...

2014-07-23 23:05:40

Innovation and Influence Coming From Tech Firms More Than Auto Industry With 8 of 10 Most Influential Executives Coming From Firms Including Google, Uber, Zipcar, & Cruise. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Self-driving cars are not yet on dealer lots, but the space is heating up and it’s being led by tech companies while traditional automakers make efforts to catch-up. A new Appinions’ Influence study released today, found Google to be far and away the leader of the “10 Most...

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...


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