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Criminal gangs 'targeting car rental firms for compensation' - Irish Independent

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 21:31

Irish Independent

Criminal gangs 'targeting car rental firms for compensation'
Irish Independent
There is little damage to either car but the crash usually results in multiple personal injury claims, he said. "Such is the potential 'reward' in Ireland for personal injuries, car rental companies are suspicious that they are being targeted by ...

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Didi Joins eHi Car To Conquer Chinese Car Rental Market - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 06:30

Seeking Alpha

Didi Joins eHi Car To Conquer Chinese Car Rental Market
Seeking Alpha
Armed with $1.12 billion new capital and just get rid of Uber competition, Didi Chuxing enters China's car rental market. Didi wants to build asset-light business model for car rental business. It has thus to find a national partner. Didi and eHi ...

Road safety campaigner Amjad Malik, boss of car hire firm and ... - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:18

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Road safety campaigner Amjad Malik, boss of car hire firm and ...
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
DRIVERS of high-performance sports cars that have been hired to celebrate Eid will be targeted by police if they are driven in an anti-social way…

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Drivers hiring supercars for Eid warned to take care or have vehicles seized - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:18

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Drivers hiring supercars for Eid warned to take care or have vehicles seized
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
The warning came from Superintendent Damien Miller as many people – particularly younger drivers – rent expensive cars for the duration of the religious festival. The operation, which runs until Wednesday evening, was backed by the Council for Mosques ...

Randy Lanier: The Long Way Home - Automobile

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 09:18

Automobile

Randy Lanier: The Long Way Home
Automobile
That contention is backed by “Daytona 24 Hours: The Definitive History of America's Great Endurance Race,” by J.J. O'Malley, which says, “Lanier missed a shift and terminally damaged the car's transmission.” From that inauspicious debut at ... When the ...

Call centers come and go - The Register-Guard

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 01:07

Call centers come and go
The Register-Guard
When the company opened its center in Eugene in 2013 — in space formerly occupied for four years by Enterprise Rent-a-Car's call center — it was welcomed with open arms. The local economy was still reeling from the recession, there were fewer ...

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Rental car numbers surge fuelled by private-hire players - The Straits Times

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 19:36

The Straits Times

Rental car numbers surge fuelled by private-hire players
The Straits Times
The growth of Singapore's rental car population remains in the fast lane, fuelled by private-hire players such as Uber and Grab. According to the latest available figures from the Land Transport Authority, there are now over 40,000 rental cars here ...

Is private-hire car sector braking soon? - The Straits Times

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 17:02

The Straits Times

Is private-hire car sector braking soon?
The Straits Times
Transport experts and industry players are divided on when the breakneck growth of private-hire vehicles will slow down. Latest figures from the Land Transport Authority show the number of rental cars has risen by nearly 40 per cent from the end of ...

Goldcar takes its hirers for a ride as it sells cover they don't need or want - The Guardian

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 02:01

The Guardian

Goldcar takes its hirers for a ride as it sells cover they don't need or want
The Guardian
However, when I went to collect the car at the airport, the Spanish rental company, Goldcar, told me that this was a ringfenced deposit and that I would have to pay £206 for the hire. The agent gave me an invoice in Spanish. Assuming the total included ...

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Karhoo gears up for private-hire market - The Straits Times

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 17:02

The Straits Times

Karhoo gears up for private-hire market
The Straits Times
Taxi-booking app Karhoo is expected to launch its own private-hire car service here within the next few months, in a move that will bring it head-to-head with existing players Uber and Grab. Karhoo strategy director Will Harris told The Straits Times ...

Tata Motors strikes deal with South African car hire company - ETAuto.com

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 13:03

ETAuto.com

Tata Motors strikes deal with South African car hire company
ETAuto.com
JOHANNESBURG: Automobile manufacturer Tata has struck a deal with a major South African car hire company to supply Tata Bolt 1.2 Turbo hatchbacks for its national rental fleet. Tata declined to disclose the exact number of vehicles, except to say that ...

So You Think You Want to Become a Franchisee? - Bobit Business Media (press release) (blog)

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:54

Bobit Business Media (press release) (blog)

So You Think You Want to Become a Franchisee?
Bobit Business Media (press release) (blog)
Skelton says his first good decision was to hire a seasoned car rental manager, and he also initially took advantage of U-Save's help in fleet buying and selling. Today, Skelton says he appreciates the freedom U-Save corporate gives him to buy the type ...

Travel Advice: Why car hire excess insurance saves money - Irish Times

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 03:03

Irish Times

Travel Advice: Why car hire excess insurance saves money
Irish Times
There can be few greater irritants than the rigmarole surrounding car insurance when you go to pick up a rental car. It can be as much or more than the hire cost, doubling the initial rate. Some counter staff can be more than enthusiastic in ...

UAE car hire supplier Najd inaugurates new Dubai branch office - Car Rentals

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 04:34

Car Rentals

UAE car hire supplier Najd inaugurates new Dubai branch office
Car Rentals
atlantis-the-palm-dubai-1 A local United Arab Emirates car hire supplier has just announced the inauguration of its second Dubai office. Najd Rent-a-Car now offers luxury models and chauffeured limousine services from the city's Palm Jumeirah holiday ...

Car hire in Italy - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 17:03

Stuff.co.nz

Car hire in Italy
Stuff.co.nz
Be aware that theft from rental cars is a chronic problem in southern Italy. You're safer parking your car with an attendant and in full view, and as far as possible don't leave valuables inside. Return your hire car in Naples and take the Grandi Navi ...

12 tips for car and van rental start-ups trying to get their business in gear - Startups.co.uk

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 09:15

Startups.co.uk

12 tips for car and van rental start-ups trying to get their business in gear
Startups.co.uk
Are you one of those start-ups setting up business in the car rental industry but struggling to get it running smoothly? Well, you are ... For a car hire company, partnering with hoteliers, travel companies, and even big transport facilities is a nice ...

Enjoy Car Hire: Currency Fluctuations See Rethink on Business Model Following Brexit Vote - Pound Sterling Live

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 07:09

Pound Sterling Live

Enjoy Car Hire: Currency Fluctuations See Rethink on Business Model Following Brexit Vote
Pound Sterling Live
Enjoy Car Hire, the car hire broker, have confirmed they have taken a hit from recent volatility in the British Pound. The company, who supply car hire to holiday makers worldwide using both multinational and local rental companies, targets two markets.

Is customer loyalty extinct in financial services? - Econsultancy (blog)

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 04:41

Is customer loyalty extinct in financial services?
Econsultancy (blog)
For example, DLG provides a free hire car for 21 days if a customer's own vehicle is stolen or damaged. ... Furthermore, DLG received a number of positive emails from customers thanking the business for adding the benefits such as free car rental. As ...

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Volvo teams up with Swedish auto safety group to develop autonomous driving systems - MLive.com

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 17:33

MLive.com

Volvo teams up with Swedish auto safety group to develop autonomous driving systems
MLive.com
6, 2016. Chinese-owned Volvo Cars and Sweden-based automotive safety group Autoliv say they are creating a jointly-owned company to develop autonomous driving software for Volvo cars. ... A.P. reports the company will hire 200 people when it launches.
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Born in Omaha: Saunders brothers' startup exploded into rental car industry we know today - Omaha World-Herald

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 14:47

Omaha World-Herald

Born in Omaha: Saunders brothers' startup exploded into rental car industry we know today
Omaha World-Herald
Appropriately located in a former horse stable, the Ford Livery Company at 1314 Howard St. was America's first car rental company, dreamed up in 1916 by Joe Saunders. He and his brothers expanded their company, later renamed Saunders ...

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