Car Rental News For August 2011

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29/08/2011 – London’s black cabs still the world’s favourite
The icon London cab remains the most popular in the world.

25/08/2011 – Millions of cars drive potential ‘staycation’ road chaos
Some 16 million vehicles will hit British highways, leading to nightmare travel over the Bank holiday weekend.

22/08/2011 – Dollar Thrifty courting final bids from Avis and Hertz
US car hire company is looking for the best offers from its battling suitors.

18/08/2011 – Record year gives Virgin Trains bumper payout
A day after news of higher fares, Virgin Trains posted record revenues.

15/08/2011 – Olympic rehearsal shuts London roads, angering drivers
London drivers were fuming yesterday, after roads in the capital were closed in the run up to the 2012 Olympics.

11/08/2011 – Cuts to bus services threaten most vulnerable, say MPs
Bus service cuts put the vulnerable in an even weaker position, say MPs.

08/08/2011 – Failure to fix motorway potholes creates misery
Transport bosses say only potholes bigger than soup bowls need urgent repairs.

04/08/2011 – Watch out for Europe’s high petrol prices
Travellers are warned to beware the high cost of petrol on the Continent

01/08/2011 – VW reveals super-efficient car
German automaker has unveiled a car that can get 313mpg.

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