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Europcar pledges to help increase electric car usage in the capital

Three years since Boris Johnson announced his plan to make London the electric car capital of Europe, it was reported last month that only 588 extra electric cars have been registered in the city.

The hidden cost that could add 75% to your car hire rental bill

Travellers arriving to pick up their hire cars may be surprised to find that excess insurance sold to them at the rental desk may add up to 75% again to their original car hire bill.

Rev up your passion for motors in spring

Aston Martin hire delivers a scintillating performance experience for motorists with the Aston Martin V8 Roadster for the start of a blossoming spring season where British prestige motoring takes centre stage.

Europcar iPhone app delivers quality car hire on the go

Europcar iPhone app delivers quality car hire on the go

Europcar is bringing customers a new level of access and convenience with the launch of the free Europcar app for iPhone.

Nissan LEAF joins the daily rental market with Europcar

Nissan LEAF joins the daily rental market with Europcar

Nissan and Europcar, the leading car hire company in Europe, announced today that Nissan LEAF, the award-winning 100% electric car, will be available for short term hire in two of the world’s busiest capitals: London and Paris.

Propose in a Porsche from Europcar this Valentine’s Day

Propose in a Porsche from Europcar this Valentine’s Day

Budding Romeos and ladies planning to take advantage of the leap year, looking for an extra special Valentine’s gift can turn to Prestige from Europcar, to sweep the man or woman of their dreams off their feet!

Save enough on car hire insurance to pay for a winter break

Over two million people booked a holiday last week according to ABTA and for those planning several breaks with the use of a hire car,, the award-winning car hire insurance broker, recommends that consumers should also purchase an annual policy for excess car hire insurance at the same time which could save up to £400 a year (enough to pay for a mini winter sun break!).

Car and van hire by the hour

Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe, has taken another innovative step to make car hire more convenient and cost-effective for drivers.

Don't lose your Christmas cheer with the hire car, a leading car hire excess insurance provider, is urging people hiring a car this Christmas to make sure that they don’t fall victim to a loophole in many excess insurance policies which fails to cover vehicles damaged within 150kms of the customer’s home, even if the car was hired from within that distance.

Sixt upgrades the festive journey home

For most, the festive drive back to the family home at Christmas really gets you in the mood for the season of eating, drinking and being merry. However, for many disgruntled UK public transport users, it is a time of extortionately inflated prices, cramped carriages and long journeys home.

Car hire could be the answer to rising cost of motoring

Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe for both leisure and business users, is urging motorists to think about alternatives to car ownership as latest news from the RAC suggests that it now costs over £6,600 per year to keep a car on the road.

New widget to find your perfectly proportioned hire car, a leading online car hire insurance company, has launched a fun and practical widget, the first of its kind, called ‘Find the Right Car for You’, which takes away the guess-factor in booking a hire car and makes sure you never again hire a car which is too small or too large for your needs.

Confusion over US car hire insurance could cost travellers dear

An estimated 440,000 Brits will be heading to Florida for some winter sun this year, many of whom will be hiring a car but different rules governing insurance between the EU and the USA is leaving UK travellers worryingly exposed to open ended liability bills.

Brits favour car hire over public transport when abroad

Brits who travel abroad would hire a car rather than use public transport to get around when on holiday, according to research from car hire comparison site

Auto Escape acquires Car del Mar

Auto Escape, France’s leading online broker in leisure car hire with operations in 13 European countries, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Car del Mar, one of Germany's leading companies in the sector.