Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Week of May 5, 2016
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Avis Budget Group Named to Multicultural Business Opportunities List
Arianna Huffington Joins Uber’s Board of Directors
REPORT: Dallas Love Field Looking to Build Huge Rental-Car Facility
Amtrak Prepares for Southeast’s Biggest Memorial Day Parade
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Officials from French startup peer-to-peer car rental company Drivy announced that it has raised 31 million Euros (around $35 million) to fund its continued growth across Europe.
Car sharing network Zipcar, the Oregon Department of Transportation and Amtrak Cascades have teamed up to launch “Zip and Ride,” a partnership to locate Zipcars within walking distance of three Amtrak train stations in Oregon.
Enterprise Holdings’ Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Greg Stubblefield addressed the future of the car rental industry with autonomous vehicles at a panel called “The Future of Land Use in a Region of Driverless Cars.”
Auto Europe has released the results of the first quarter of 2016 and trends for the summer. The study includes a map outlining the most popular pickup country booked by residents of each U.S. state and the top 10 most popular pickup destinations for U.S. and Canadian residents.
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