Volkswagen bids to take over Europcar as part of move to become a ‘mobility tech company’

The Volkswagen Group has launched a £2.4-billion takeover bid of leading car rental firm Europcar.
Goldcar hire firm to stamp out out mis-selling after Sunday Times investigation

Goldcar hire firm to stamp out mis-selling

Hire car firm Goldcar will clamp down on the "unacceptable" conduct that has besmirched its reputation after Sunday Times readers complain.
Lamborghini-driving tourist in Dubai amasses nearly £36,000 in speeding fines

Dubai tourist racks up £36K in speeding fines

A British tourist in Dubai has had his passport detained, as a result of racking up nearly £36,000 in speeding penalty charges in the emirate.
Men four times more likely to rent a car than women

Men four times more likely to rent car than women

MALE motorists in the UK are four times more likely to rent a car than female drivers, according to new research.
Britain may have hit ‘peak car’ as young driver numbers fall sharply

Young drivers choose car subscription

Young drivers are continuing to steer away from car ownership in favour of a mobile phone-style monthly subscription, according to new data.
Reader Letters: Motorway fuel and hire car rip-offs

Reader Letters: Hire car rip-offs, motorway fuel

I recently returned from a holiday in Italy, where I had arranged to hire a car through When I arrived at the Avis desk...

Car hire add-ons still come as a surprise

Car hire companies are still smuggling hidden extras into the small print of contracts, leaving holidaymakers with higher than expected bills...