Tap and Go: Budget, Avis and Hertz on board with Uber Rent in Canada

Toronto, Ontario — Collision shops that offer rental vehicle services may want to take note, as the launch of “Uber Rent” in May has drivers re-thinking what the best options are for a temporary set of wheels. Via a new category within the Uber app, users can now use their phones to book a vehicle […]

Finding their Frequency: Hertz orders 100,000 Teslas for end of 2022

Toronto, Ontario — Hertz is betting big on Tesla as the rental chain announced that they have placed an order for 100,000 Tesla vehicles for delivery by the end of 2022. With their sights set on building the largest EV rental fleet in North America, Hertz is looking to pivot hard out of their current […]

Short-Term Rentals: Enterprise releases Length of Rental report, billed days down

Toronto, Ontario — Enterprise Rent-a-Car unveiled an updated map outlining the average length of car rentals, by province, in a press release on Wednesday. These latest figures from Enterprise reflect an across the board decrease in length for rental terms in Canada. Ontario, followed by Newfoundland and Labrador, showed the most notable change in the […]

Feeble Fleets: Car rental shortage looms in Canada

Victoria, British Columbia — With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, and more people wanting to travel, North America is experiencing a car rental shortage of epic proportions.  Craig Hirota, the vice-president of government relations and member services with Associated Canadian Car Rental Operators, says that the pandemic can be to blame for the car rental shortage.  “Most […]

Renter Reluctance: Enterprise report says lengths of rentals are down due to fewer claims

Toronto, Ontario — In the effort to take stock following a remarkably unpredictable year, Enterprise Rent-a-Car published a report on Tuesday outlining the company’s findings on the length of rentals in Q1 of 2021 as compared to those of the same quarter in 2020. In a report encompassing every Canadian province, minus British Columbia, Saskatchewan […]