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Hazards for Hire: Recalls ignored by taxis, Uber and Lyft - WZZM13.com

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 07:07

WZZM13.com

Hazards for Hire: Recalls ignored by taxis, Uber and Lyft
WZZM13.com
Nearly 40 percent of for-hire vehicles had at least one open recall pending. • 72 percent of the cars with outstanding recalls (1,188 out of 1,647) were Toyota Priuses, and those accounted for nearly 81 percent of the outstanding recalls (521 out of 644).
Could your next cab, Uber, or Lyft be unsafe?KSDK.com
Add this fee to the cost of flying: Hailing an airport taxiCNBC
Is the Cab, Uber or Lyft You're Getting Into Unsafe?Cars.com News

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Car Rental Companies Facelift Websites As Tourists Travel Smart - MENAFN.COM

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 01:59

Car Rental Companies Facelift Websites As Tourists Travel Smart
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN Press) New Delhi, November 21: Car rental companies near airport facelift websites as foreign tourists visiting India choose to book cars online and they are choosing companies near airport. New survey says tourists visiting India choosing ...

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Hazards for Hire: Recalls ignored by taxis, Uber and Lyft - WTSP.com

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 21:44

WTSP.com

Hazards for Hire: Recalls ignored by taxis, Uber and Lyft
WTSP.com
Nearly 40 percent of for-hire vehicles had at least one open recall pending. • 72 percent of the cars with outstanding recalls (1,188 out of 1,647) were Toyota Priuses, and those accounted for nearly 81 percent of the outstanding recalls (521 out of 644).
Could your next cab, Uber, or Lyft be unsafe?Firstcoastnews.com
Is the Cab, Uber or Lyft You're Getting Into Unsafe?Cars.com News

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Connected cars could “revolutionise” hire industry – report - Smart Highways (press release) (registration)

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:42

Connected cars could “revolutionise” hire industry – report
Smart Highways (press release) (registration)
A car hire company is predicting that the connected car has the potential to revolutionise the industry. Avis Car Rental UK's latest report, summarised on FleetNews.co.uk, says connected cars could make car rental “more efficient” and “more enjoyable”, ...

Ban speeding drivers from getting fast cars, MP says - Car Keys

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 04:56

Car Keys

Ban speeding drivers from getting fast cars, MP says
Car Keys
Now, drivers must instead generate a code via the DVLA website with the same data, which must be provided to car hire companies before a driver can hire a vehicle. That means that rental companies can decide whether to allow a driver to rent a car, and ...

Competition for car hire The world market leader Enterprise is using Sixt - New Day Post

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 06:41

Competition for car hire The world market leader Enterprise is using Sixt
New Day Post
For years, the US giant Enterprise was no danger to the Munich car rental company Sixt. Now, the world's largest car rental company is planning an attack in Germany with brands like Alamo – and thus the local market leader. He is the world's largest ...

Be careful not to get caught out by snowballing car hire costs - Evening Standard

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 05:30

Evening Standard

Be careful not to get caught out by snowballing car hire costs
Evening Standard
Meanwhile, a week's car hire — including extra rental desk payments for ski racks, 'winterisation' charges, excess/waiver insurance, extra driver tariffs, sat nav charges and child car seat fees — can total more than £1,000 in Geneva, £928 in Turin ...

Tesla owners are making $923 on average by renting their car 7 days out of the month on Turo, says CEO - Electrek

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 07:58

Electrek

Tesla owners are making $923 on average by renting their car 7 days out of the month on Turo, says CEO
Electrek
Haddad argues that Tesla owners using Turo can pay their monthly car payments entirely by renting out their vehicle roughly 7 days out of the month. ..... Basically, I'd be perfectly happy if the big car hire companies just started adding EVs to their ...

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State regulators may give up effort to restrict rental cars used for Uber, Lyft - San Francisco Examiner

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 04:08

San Francisco Examiner

State regulators may give up effort to restrict rental cars used for Uber, Lyft
San Francisco Examiner
Perhaps the most heated –– yet seldom heard –– debate among transit leaders in California involved the possible restriction of Uber and Lyft drivers using rental cars. The ride-hail companies encouraged their drivers to rent or lease cars for hire ...

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Hertz loyalty program marks fifth anniversary in Europe with new participating countries and exclusive birthday rewards - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 08:56

Yahoo Finance

Hertz loyalty program marks fifth anniversary in Europe with new participating countries and exclusive birthday rewards
Yahoo Finance
Qualifying rentals must be booked between November 16th and December 15th 2016 and completed by December 15th 2016 with a minimum rental car hire period of two days and maximum hire for 28 days. Specific terms and conditions apply.*. During the ...

Hertz loyalty program marks fifth anniversary in Europe with new participating countries and exclusive birthday rewards - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 08:54

PR Newswire (press release)

Hertz loyalty program marks fifth anniversary in Europe with new participating countries and exclusive birthday rewards
PR Newswire (press release)
The entry is valid on paid rentals picked up to 15th December 2016 at Hertz locations. Minimum rental car hire period is two (2) days and maximum rental car hire is twenty eight (28) days. Hertz standard rental Terms and Conditions apply to all rentals ...

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British tourists caught up in the New Zealand quake forced to abandon hire cars as they are evacuated by helicopter - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 20:38

Telegraph.co.uk

British tourists caught up in the New Zealand quake forced to abandon hire cars as they are evacuated by helicopter
Telegraph.co.uk
Authorities estimate that re-establishing normal access to the town could take “several months”. Several tourists said they were forced to leave their rental cars and campervans in Kaikoura and surrounding villages. “The car is fine,” said Christian ...

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Affordable Car Hire opens Affordable Xtras website - Travel Weekly UK

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 20:00

Travel Weekly UK

Affordable Car Hire opens Affordable Xtras website
Travel Weekly UK
<p>Angela Day, founder and chief executive of Affordable Car Hire, said agents will be given incentives to book extras through the site, which will be announced in the coming months. <p>“It's been a challenging year for car rental as the cost of ...

11 men suspected of stealing hire cars worth Dhs7m - 7DAYS.ae

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 07:46

11 men suspected of stealing hire cars worth Dhs7m
7DAYS.ae
A gang of 11 men suspected of stealing nine luxury cars worth Dhs7 million from car rental firms in the UAE have been detained by police. Abu Dhabi Police on Thursday said the men, three Emiratis who worked for a government department and eight other ...

11 men suspected of stealing hire cars worth Dhs7m - 7DAYS UAE - 7DAYS.ae

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 07:46

11 men suspected of stealing hire cars worth Dhs7m - 7DAYS UAE
7DAYS.ae
A gang of 11 men suspected of stealing nine luxury cars worth Dhs7 million from car rental firms in the UAE have been detained by police. Abu Dhabi Police on ...

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General Motors Maven links up with Uber for San Francisco car hire - Car Rentals

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 02:38

Car Rentals

General Motors Maven links up with Uber for San Francisco car hire
Car Rentals
General Motors has launched a pilot programme in San Francisco which gives Uber access to its own hire cars. Uber affiliated drivers are able to rent cars to.

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Car Hire - How to Select the Best Car Rental Company - Tech Featured

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 19:57

Car Hire - How to Select the Best Car Rental Company
Tech Featured
When you are on holiday, the best way to explore the city or countryside is by car. This allows you the freedom to visit places that you want at your own convenience and time. But to make this experience pleasant, it is important that you get a car ...

Car Rental Insurance: An Innovative Way to Deal With Car Accidents and Breakdowns - Tech Featured

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 20:43

Car Rental Insurance: An Innovative Way to Deal With Car Accidents and Breakdowns
Tech Featured
A rental car may be a solution for all the problems that relate to the communication. It may give you all the conceivable conveniences during your travel, but together with some risks. But it must be remembered that after hiring a car, you will have to ...

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Car hire extras still come as a surprise to customers - Sunday Times Driving (blog)

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 07:53

Car hire extras still come as a surprise to customers
Sunday Times Driving (blog)
CAR HIRE companies are still smuggling hidden extras into the small print of contracts, leaving holidaymakers with higher than expected bills, a new consumer investigation has found. Despite promising to make fees more transparent a number of big ...

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Uber Partners With General Motor's Maven For A Car Rental Pilot Program In San Francisco - Tech Times

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 09:54

Tech Times

Uber Partners With General Motor's Maven For A Car Rental Pilot Program In San Francisco
Tech Times
As part of the partnership, which is a 90-day pilot program for car rental, Uber drivers in San Francisco, California, can hire a car from General Motors through Maven. On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the two companies announced the collaboration which is a part ...
Uber and GM announce car rental trial for drivers in San FranciscoSiliconANGLE (blog)
Racial and Gender Discrimination in Transportation Network Companies - National Bureau of Economic ResearchNational Bureau of Economic Research
Study Finds Racial Discrimination by Uber and Lyft DriversBloomberg
National Bureau of Economic Research -PR Newswire
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