EUROPCAR PRESS RELEASES 2023

January

 

5th January 2023 - Europcar Plugs Van Gap with 10% January Discount - Drop in new van registrations highlights uncertainty faced by businesses and private motorists which Europcar offer aims to address.

9th January 2023 - 58% of Scottish Motorists want a 'try before you buy' EV Experience - Europcar insight reveals drivers want a taste of the electric vehicle lifestyle before they commit.

9th January 2023 - 68% of Londoners want a 'try before you buy' EV Experience - Europcar insight reveals motorists want a taste of the electric vehicle lifestyle before they commit.

9th January 2023 - 69% of Motorists in Oxford want a 'try before you buy' EV Experience - Europcar insight reveals drivers want a taste of the electric vehicle lifestyle before they commit.

 

February

 

16th February 2023 - Europcar Mobility Group integrates CPD's "Climate a list" thus consolidating its industry leadership in terms of ESG Ratings - On February 16th, Europcar Mobility Group received a Trophy at the CDP Europe Awards.

21st February 2023 - Europcar keeps businesses compliant as Sheffield CAZ launches - Europcar Sheffield Vans & Trucks Supersite helps businesses to operate smoothly and avoid fines for non-compliant vehicles.

 

March

 

16th March 2023 Europcar Helps Drivers In Scotland Catch Up In The EV Motoring Race With Addition Of Tesla Model 3.

20th March 2023 - Europcar Helps Drivers In Bristol Catch Up In The EV Motoring Race With Addition Of Tesla Model 3.

20th March 2023 - Europcar Helps Drivers In Manchester Catch Up In The EV Motoring Race With Addition Of Tesla Model 3.

 

April

 

3rd April 2023 - Who's in charge of the holiday plans? As Easter appoaches Europcar research found that when it comes to choosing the type of holiday and destination, family is a significant influence.

12th April 2023 - Europcar supports Leicester Tigers as Official Vehicle Rental Partner.

13th April 2023 - Europcar adds the MG4 EV to its fleet.

 

May

 

3th May 2023 - UK businesses switch sustainability from buzzword to business benefit A Europcar study reveals over a quarter of private sector businesses are increasing the number of electric vehicles on fleets.

 
4th May 2023 UK businesses plug the gap on EV charging As EV infrastructure remains a barrier to adoption of the new drivetrain, Europcar study reveals over half of private sector businesses are providing workplace charging facilities A Europcar study reveals over a quarter of private sector businesses are increasing the number of electric vehicles on fleets.
 
 

June

 

13th June 2023 Europcar puts electric motoring to the test as it signs up for EV Rally across the UK and Ireland Over 1,200 miles traversing the UK and Ireland’s capitals puts EVs to the test in real-world conditions.

 

July

 

20th July 2023 Less than two months until ULEZ expansion goes live  30% of Londoners still drive non-compliant vehicles.1 in 10 cannot afford to replace current vehicle before deadline.

24th July 2023 Europcar Mobility Group UK boosts focus on EV with the new Head of Electric Mobility role Tom Middleditch set to take EV strategy to the next level.

26th July 2023 Europcar keeps businesses compliant as Newcastle clean air zone extends to vans  Europcar Gateshead Vans & Trucks Supersite helps businesses operate smoothly and avoid fines for non-compliant commercial vehicles.

 

August

 

1st August 2023 Europcar helps Glasgow drivers get LEZ compliant as nearly 3,000 motorists fined in first month Vehicle rental provider gives residents and businesses access to LEZ-compliant cars and vans.

1st August 2023 Europcar steps up EV choice as it adds premium Mercedez-Bens models to fleet  New EQ SUV, 4x4 and Saloon models provide customers with greater choice of premium electric cars.

9th August 2023 - Europcar Mobility Group UK steps up electric fleet and support services for insurance sector Growing range of EVs match insurance sector ambitions.

10th August 2023 Europcar helps drivers take an electric test drive in the new Ora Funky Cat 

 

September

 

6th September 2023 Europcar UK partner with Zapmap in UK rental first New Electric Vehicle Guide helps motorists transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) to electric.

7th September 2023 Europcar and Leicester Tigers celebrate the start of the rugby season The 2023/24 Premiership Rugby Cup season kicks off with the first home match for Leicester Tigers at Mattioli Woods Welford Road stadium. Marking the occasion, new sponsor, Europcar Mobility Group UK, has unveiled its branding across the West Stand.

11th September 2023 New Europcar Web Tool utilises innovative technology to deliver premium customer experience.  Europcar Assistance provides customers with instant access to a suite of tools for breakdown, incident and vehicle support.

19th September 2023 Europcar Autumn EV Promotion Europcar helps small businesses plug into EV benefits. Autumn promotion offers savings on electric vehicle rentals booked before end of October.

20th September 2023 EMG UK Cuts Employee' Company Car Emissions Clear focus on reducing emissions, including partnership with CBVC Vehicle Management, helps mobility provider ‘walk the talk’ on decarbonisation.

 

October

 

30th October 2023 Drivers torn between eco-conscience and affordability of EVs New Europcar research finds high upfront cost holds back over half of drivers from EV ownership.

 

November

 

1st November 2023 Europcar Mobility Group Accelerates 'Green' Initiatives Significant investment in EV readiness and employee training help shape the future of sustainable mobility.

1st November 2023 91% of EV drivers expect their insurer to provide an electric replacement vehicle Europcar insight reveals insurers could be falling short of EV customer expectations.

12th November 2023 AA Insurance Services extends vehicle replacement partnership with Europcar Following four successful years working together, AA Insurance has renewed and extended its partnership with Europcar Mobility Group UK for a further five years.

16th November 2023 Europcar partners with Matt Hampson Foundation Further extending its Leicestershire community and rugby connections – following its sponsorship of Leicester Tigers – Europcar Mobility Group UK has partnered with the Matt Hampson Foundation.

28th November 2023 Europcar increases electric miles for its delivery and collection service Electric ‘runner’ cars and bikes help mobility provider meet customers’ sustainability ambitions.

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