Lyft Partners with Sixt for U.S. Rentals

The Lyft daily rental service, which launched in Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Francisco in 2019, will continue. Photo by Chris Brown. Through a new partnership with Sixt, Lyft is continuing to create a personal transportation ecosystem with access to bikes, scooters, rideshare, transit, and car rentals. Starting this month,

Kia design boss says Covid-19 will change future vehicle designs

The novel coronavirus has changed much in the way we live our daily lives, and it appears that its effects have caused car designers to work on germ-free cabins to minimise the spread of infections in the future. Kia’s new design chief Karim Habib told Car Magazine that his team

Kia design boss says Covid-19 will change future vehicle designs

The novel coronavirus has changed much in the way we live our daily lives, and it appears that its effects have caused car designers to work on germ-free cabins to minimise the spread of infections in the future. Kia’s new design chief Karim Habib told Car Magazine that his team

ACRA Seeks Action on New Stimulus Programs

An ACRA delegation meets in a Congressional office to discuss car rental issues during the 2019 Day on the Hill meetings, which took place Sept. 23-25. Photo by Chris Brown. It has been over two months since Congress passed the CARES Act, but one of the primary corporate support programs

ACRA Seeks Action on New Stimulus Programs

An ACRA delegation meets in a Congressional office to discuss car rental issues during the 2019 Day on the Hill meetings, which took place Sept. 23-25. Photo by Chris Brown. It has been over two months since Congress passed the CARES Act, but one of the primary corporate support programs

Covid-19: Ford production in the US off to a patchy restart as infections, parts shortages force closures

Things aren’t all going to plan for Ford, which restarted production at its North American facilities on May 18 after shutting them down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Barely had production resumed that the automaker was forced to close two of its assembly plants earlier this week, Reuters reports. The

Hertz Launches ‘Gold Standard’ Clean, Certified Vehicles

Hertz is also launching a new vehicle delivery service and highlighting its fast and touchless rental solutions. Photo via Flickr/Marco Verch. Hertz is working to provide customers with a safer, faster, and easier way to travel when they are ready to hit the road with the Hertz Gold Standard Clean, an enhanced vehicle

Tesla Shows How COVID-19 Affected Supercharging Usage

The usage of Superchargers hit rock bottom during the early stage of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Europe and North America. The coronavirus outbreak and lockdown significantly affected the automotive market and traveling in general, as well as refueling/charging businesses. In the case of the charging business, first we heard

USTA Releases Guidance for ‘Travel in the New Normal’

The United States Travel Association (USTA) has released a guidance for travel-related businesses to adapt. It is intended to promote the health and safety of travelers as the country reopens from lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The guidance is designed for all aspects of the travel industry, including hotels,

GM to Shutter Maven Carsharing Brand

The Maven team tours the New York Stock Exchange in May of 2017 as it celebrated a New York City expansion. GM had poised Maven to be its foray into mobility services. Photo courtesy of General Motors. General Motors is shutting down its Maven carsharing brand, according to a notice