Europcar and Franchise Services of North America (FSNA) operating Advantage in the USA are partnering to jointly serve their customers.
FSNA, a public company trading on the Toronto Venture Exchange operates Advantage Rent A Car currently from major airport locations in the United States.
This new partnership will allow Advantage customers to have a global network open to them providing them with a worldwide car rental service.
Europcar customers will be served by Advantage in the USA and Advantage customers will be served by Europcar in the rest of the world, from August 19, 2013.
Roland Keppler, CEO of Europcar group, said: “We are delighted to partner with Advantage and make a strategic move for both our companies.
“We share the same values and client-oriented attitude. Both our teams are fully committed to deliver excellent customer service and innovative solutions. We will actively co-operate to share best practices, while developing together mobility projects.”
Tom McDonnell, chairman and CEO of FSNA added: “This partnership is an extremely exciting opportunity for us. Advantage customers will now be able to reserve and rent cars globally.
“The transaction will reinvent our brand from the fourth largest car rental company in North America to belonging to a network making us one of the largest car rental companies globally.”
Both partners are committed to the success of this new promising co-operation.