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12 things to know about Providence's new $717.9M budget - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:45

12 things to know about Providence's new $717.9M budget
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – From tax rates to hiring more police officers and firefighters, the $717.9-million budget Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed into law Tuesday includes significant changes to city government. So what do you need to know ...

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After Vélib' bikes and Autolib' cars, Paris adds mopeds to hire fleet - The Guardian

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:24

The Guardian

After Vélib' bikes and Autolib' cars, Paris adds mopeds to hire fleet
The Guardian
After Vélib' bikes and Autolib' cars, Paris adds mopeds to hire fleet. Organisers ... The Cityscoot, the latest addition to Paris's fleet of vehicles for hire, is taken for a ride. ... First Paris introduced the Vélib' bicycle; then the Autolib ...

UK's David Cameron appeals to older Britons to stay in EU - 12NewsNow.Com

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 09:29

UK's David Cameron appeals to older Britons to stay in EU
12NewsNow.Com
"A post-Brexit devaluation is unlikely to produce the improvement in manufacturing exports seen after 1992, because trading conditions would be too uncertain for British businesses to undertake new investments, hire more workers or otherwise add to ...

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High-tech transport: Australia's travel and ride-sharing apps - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 22:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

High-tech transport: Australia's travel and ride-sharing apps
The Sydney Morning Herald
Rather than replacing taxis and drivers, Australian apps InGogo and RideBoom are based on a similar idea to GoCatch – letting you book a taxi or hire car while bypassing the traditional despatch system which forces you to wait on hold for the next ...

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Avis Budget to Hire Additional 1500 Workers – Shares Up 5% (NASDAQ:CAR) - Sonoran Weekly Review

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:04

Avis Budget to Hire Additional 1500 Workers – Shares Up 5% (NASDAQ:CAR)
Sonoran Weekly Review
Shares of Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) were trading higher Monday morning after the car rental company said it will hire 1,500 employees during its national hiring day event set for June 22. The stock is up 3.53% or $1.13 after the news, hitting $33 ...
Avis Budget Group to Hire 1500 Employees on June 22EIN News (press release)

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Rent a car in Playa Del Carmen at low prices - TheSequitur.com

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 07:38

Rent a car in Playa Del Carmen at low prices
TheSequitur.com
The cars are all maintained and are in good condition. Car rental in Playa Del Carmen offers both manual and automatic cars. The cars are offered at very reasonable prices. Apart from car hire, it also offers car transfers in customer's preferred location.

Holiday experts say families can cut costs by booking trips, cars and hotels through local websites - Daily Mail

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 19:57

Daily Mail

Holiday experts say families can cut costs by booking trips, cars and hotels through local websites
Daily Mail
It said people can buy their own collision waiver before they go, saving £100. FairFX said it was £25 cheaper to buy a satnav than rent one from a car hire firm. And many airlines will allow people to take a car seat with them – saving on an £80 rental ...

Ride-hailing apps drive surge in rental cars - AsiaOne

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 03:03

AsiaOne

Ride-hailing apps drive surge in rental cars
AsiaOne
The private-hire car market has surged in the last year and a half, powered by ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab, and looks set to grow even more. The number of rental cars has nearly doubled from 18,847 at the start of last year to 36,002 by the ...

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Ride-hailing apps drive surge in rental cars - The Straits Times

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 17:02

The Straits Times

Ride-hailing apps drive surge in rental cars
The Straits Times
The private-hire car market has surged in the last year and a half, powered by ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab, and looks set to grow even more. The number of rental cars has nearly doubled from 18,847 at the start of last year to 36,002 by the ...

Middlesbrough garage sold car with 'one previous owner' - but there was a catch - Gazette Live

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:04

Gazette Live

Middlesbrough garage sold car with 'one previous owner' - but there was a catch
Gazette Live
A car dealership has been fined after selling a vehicle as having one previous owner - but failing to mention that owner was a car hire company. Middlesbrough Trading Standards Officers brought the court case against Evans Halshaw in Cambridge Road ...

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Rental cars still going strong in age of Uber - USA TODAY

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 12:07

USA TODAY

Rental cars still going strong in age of Uber
USA TODAY
Rental car companies are expanding their fleets and seeing an uptick in revenue despite the growing popularity of ride-hailing services such as Uber. But industry watchers warn that the industry could see its market share shrink — rapidly and ...

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Rent a Car Without Getting Your Wallet Emptied - ConsumerReports.org

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 07:09

Rent a Car Without Getting Your Wallet Emptied
ConsumerReports.org
T he car rental industry has made an art out of the low-advertised-price scam, promoting a bargain rate that neglects to mention mandatory extras. Rent a car at an airport and you may be hit by a truly amazing stack of additional fees. Besides the ...

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Renting a Car in Europe? Watch Out for Speeding Tickets - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 13:08

Wall Street Journal

Renting a Car in Europe? Watch Out for Speeding Tickets
Wall Street Journal
They snap a picture of the car and send the driver a fine through the rental-car agency, sometimes months later. U.S. travelers renting cars in Europe are often unprepared, since the U.S. has some cameras at red lights and automated toll booths, but ...

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Family values drive growth of Sixt Ireland car rental business - Irish Times

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 03:02

Irish Times

Family values drive growth of Sixt Ireland car rental business
Irish Times
They brought us most of our business. We promoted Ireland as well as our car hire company.” The car rental business has taught Loughran a lot about collisions and road safety. “Renters have different types of accidents that non-renters. A lot of ...

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Enterprise car hire group adds Ecuador to portfolio - Car Rentals

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 03:51

Car Rentals

Enterprise car hire group adds Ecuador to portfolio
Car Rentals
Quito_Mariscal_Sucre_Airport The Enterprise car rental group recently announced its expansion into the South American nation of Ecuador. The group stated that it would initially launch service at Quito and Guayaquil airports early next year before ...

Have you tried to take a Swiss hire car to France? - swissinfo.ch

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 15:03

swissinfo.ch

Have you tried to take a Swiss hire car to France?
swissinfo.ch
One user on the snowheads forum wrote, “I had booked a car with Alamo on the Swiss side of GVA [Geneva airport] last Friday (5th May). The counter staff refused to rent the car (pre-paid) because I had answered yes to the question 'are you going into ...
New rules make it risky to hire a car in Switzerland and drive it in the EULe News

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More Singapore drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grab - Inquirer.net

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 06:55

Inquirer.net

More Singapore drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grab
Inquirer.net
SINGAPORE — Rental and private car hire firms are also snapping up second-hand cars, say dealers. More used cars are being bought by drivers who want to work for private hire firms like Uber and Grab, dealers have told The Straits Times.

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More drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grab - The Straits Times

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 17:02

More drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grab
The Straits Times
Ubi-based Yong Lee Seng Motor has been selling around 20 more used cars a month since January this year to such buyers than it was at the start of last year - a rise of about 30 per cent. I-Deal Auto Trading, in the Sin Ming area, now sells around 10 ...

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Half-term holiday car hire? Steer clear of these traps - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 03:03

Telegraph.co.uk

Half-term holiday car hire? Steer clear of these traps
Telegraph.co.uk
Hiring a car on holiday can end up costing far more than you planned for. On arrival at the rental desk you could find you're pressured into paying hundreds of pounds for "extras" which you'd not expected at the time of booking. These are the most ...

Car hire boss has harsh words for Johnny Manziel after blockading him in New York street - Daily Mail

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:45

Daily Mail

Car hire boss has harsh words for Johnny Manziel after blockading him in New York street
Daily Mail
Johnny Manziel found himself in a tense situation Friday night when a man set up a blockade in a New York street to stop his SUV so he could demand money for a wrecked car. Wayne Schneider of rental company PCLA says that Manziel rented a Mercedes ...

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