As reported by utility drive, several firms offering sharing services like rides and vehicles predict that as demand for electric cars grows, the demand to own an automobile, regardless of fuel type will slowly drop.
As car rental companies around the world jump on the electric vehicle bandwagon, a recent study by the American Motor Association might prompt industry players in cooler climates to take notice of one issue.
Europe's going the electric vehicle route in a big way, and the latest move by Germany’s car rental firm nextmove is accelerating the transitional timetable even faster on a massive order of Tesla Model 3 vehicles.
January’s government shutdown, the most severe in U.S. history, wreaked havoc on government employees. It also negatively impacted the car rental agency and other transportation and hospitality industries.
The estimated annual growth will be driven by such factors as a boost in air travel, higher levels of disposable income among clients and an increasing degree of tourism, both domestic and international.
With car rental companies hinting at further transitioning over to green fleets, UFODRIVE, is differentiating itself from the rest of the market by having nothing but electric powered vehicles in its rental inventory.
In North America, Europe and parts of Asia, the car-rental industry has been enjoying a steady increase for years. But that growth is nothing compared to the leasing frenzy taking place in Moscow these days.
Turo has had an impact on the car rental market like never before. It has established players scrambling for a competitive advantage with the government second-guessing itself in how to even define the industry.
The worldwide luxury car rental market is expected to exceed $22.5 billion, according to a Market Research Nest study. That’s a phenomenal jump in a short span, as the industry was worth some $10 billion in 2016.