Articles tagged “silvercar”

Getting Smarter About the Future of Car Rentals

Getting Smarter About the Future of Car Rentals

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Car rentals, carsharing, and ridesharing will converge going forward as more robust platforms offer a variety of options for business travelers. Carmakers and startups are gearing up for a future that looks distinctly different from the status quo, and corporate travel should start paying attention.

3 months ago

Interview: Silvercar CEO on Evolving With Shifts in Customer Behavior

Interview: Silvercar CEO on Evolving With Shifts in Customer Behavior

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Silvercar remains an interesting outlier in the car rental space. As part of Audi, it will be interesting to see how it grows its operation in the U.S. as self-driving vehicles hit the mainstream.

3 months ago

Audi Will Buy Luxury-Car Rental Service Silvercar

Audi Will Buy Luxury-Car Rental Service Silvercar

Christoph Rauwald, Bloomberg

Silvercar has core devotees, especially younger car renters, but it's far from a household name. We'll see if Audi tries to scale the business or keeps it small.

1 year ago

Silvercar’s Audi A4s Now Available Through Travel Agents for Business Travelers

Silvercar’s Audi A4s Now Available Through Travel Agents for Business Travelers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

This is an odd, yet astute pairing of mobile-oriented startup, Silvercar, and a global distribution system, Travelport. This is a smart way for Silvercar to broaden its service to business travelers who are looking for a premium rental during their employee travels.

4 years ago

Airport car-rental startups challenging business practices of major players

Airport car-rental startups challenging business practices of major players

It may be a leap of faith to park your car at the airport and then rent it out while you travel, but car rental startups are at least making a statement that the standard ways of doing business aren't etched in stone -- and 6-page rental agreements.

5 years ago