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    Report: BMW, Sixt carsharing making money most places

    The DriveNow carsharing service, which is a partnership between BMW and Sixt, is growing quite rapidly. "We've been surprised about the explosion of new subscriptions, which has helped boost revenue," says Sixt CEO Erich Sixt. The number of DriveNow users has increased from 215,000 at the end of ...

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    Report: BMW's DriveNow carsharing arm now turning a profit

    Carsharing venture DriveNow GmbH, owned by BMW and European rental company Sixt AG, is expected to be profitable this year, the first time that will happen since starting up two years ago. BMW hopes to overtake German rival Daimler (with Car2go) in this growing space as urban consumers become ...

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    BMW, Sixt launch DriveNow car-sharing program [w/video]

    Last October, BMW on Demand was launched, marking the automaker's entry into the car-sharing industry to compete with the likes of Zipcar and Daimler's Car2Go. However, unlike Zipcar and Car2Go, BMW on Demand offers access to all of the automaker's vehicles, including asphalt terrors like the M3 ...

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    Sixt begins renting electric Fiat 500 and Fiorino in Essen, Germany

    European car rental agency Sixt has begun renting electric vehicles on a limited basis in Germany. Electric versions of the Fiat 500 and Micro-Vett Fiorino van are now available at outlets in Essen in northwestern Germany. The 500 has an 8 kilowatt-hour batter which is claimed to give it an ...

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    Sixt now rents natural gas powered cars in Germany

    So you decided to spend a vacation in Germany. Sehr gut! Now you can rent a car with an (relatively) alternative fuel: Compressed Natural Gas. Rental company Sixt has added 1,000 CNG Volkswagen Tourans EcoFuel to the fleet. The initiative is a collaboration between Sixt, Volkswagen and local ...


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