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Green Motion goes zero emissions with Nissan Leaf

Green Motion goes zero emissions with Nissan Leaf

Today marks another milestone for Green Motion car rental. They’ve confirmed that through agreements with Nissan Motors GB that they will be the first car and van hire company in the UK to purchase and operate the world’s first full production zero emission vehicle - the Nissan LEAF.

Winter savings with Insurance4carhire

As the days get darker and the weather changes from bad to worse, the light at the end of a very wet UK tunnel could be the opportunity to travel abroad this winter.

Cheap air fares set to disappear?

This week, Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary warned of the demise of bargain air fares, as the no-frills airline pulled out of five airport routes across the UK.

Avis car rental joins BalticMiles

Avis car rental has become a partner in the BalticMiles loyalty programme of the Latvian national airline airBaltic.

Car hire insurance specialist launches offers on European policies

Car hire excess insurance specialist and market leader, Insurance4carhire.com, has announced that it will be lowering the cost of its annual European policies from £49 to £39.20.

USA now more expensive for UK travellers

Prices for UK travellers visiting the USA have gone up 34% in the last two years due to the exchange rate according to iCarhireinsurance.com, provider of low-cost comprehensive car hire insurance.

A guide to hassle-free car hire

The fast-approaching summer holiday season is the busiest period of the year for car rental companies, who will be operating at full capacity right across Europe.

Ryanair and Hertz launch ‘Effortless’ car rental

Ryanair and Hertz launch ‘Effortless’ car rental

Ryanair and Hertz have launched ‘Effortless’ car rental to allow consumers to book a flight and hire a car at the same time. The new system will make it even easier to match Ryanair’s guaranteed lowest fare with Hertz’s Best Rate Guarantee, which is exclusive to Ryanair passengers.

Brits heading for motoring disasters abroad

Brits are heading for a summer of fines, arrests and accidents in Europe as they fail to comply with the rules and regulations of driving abroad suggests new research from AXA Insurance.

Neighbour-to-neighbour car rental service launches in London

WhipCar, the world’s first neighbour-to-neighbour car rental service, has today announced that it is coming to the streets of London. For the first time, private car owners can rent out their cars for money to safe, eligible drivers looking for a close, convenient and affordable way to rent them.

Car rental company offers solution to stranded air passengers

Green Motion Car Rental, in response to the Scandinavian volcano eruption crisis, is offering an innovative solution to assist airline customers trapped here in the United Kingdom trying to return to mainland Europe and those trapped in Europe trying to get back to the United Kingdom.

Overlanding Down Under

Overlanding is by far the best way to see Australia and New Zealand, according to Australasia expert, Austravel.

Europcar orders its first 500 electric Renault Z.E.

Europcar orders its first 500 electric Renault Z.E.

Following on from the Memorandum of Understanding on electric vehicles signed at the Frankfurt International Motor Show last September, Europcar and Renault have taken the next step, with Europcar pre-ordering 500 Renault electric vehicles for delivery in Europe’s largest cities from the third quarter of 2011.

Book ahead to reduce car rental stress

Customers requiring a rental car during the busy Easter and Summer Holiday periods need to book in advance if they want to avoid disappointment, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has warned.

Hertz and Nissan to provide electric car rentals

Hertz and Nissan to provide electric car rentals

Hertz has announced it has entered a joint commitment with Nissan to bring zero-emission mobility to car rental in the US and Europe by early 2011. Under the terms of their Memorandum of Understanding, Hertz will develop a program for the roll-out of Nissan LEAF at select rental sites in those two major markets.