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Europcar opens a franchise in Paraguay

Europcar group, the leading brand in mobility in Europe with a wide international network, announces the opening of a franchise in Paraguay commencing initially with 3 stations in Asuncion. This is part of the Group strategy to expand its global footprint to respond to its customer’s mobility needs.

This new opening contributes to our overall Franchise Strategy to develop more countries around the world and even more in the part of Latin America“, explained Marcus Bernhardt, Chief Commercial Officer of Europcar group.

Europcar has been in Latin America since 2000 and is currently experiencing very strong growth. The Latin America economy is buoyant and GDP is expected to grow by 3% to 4% per year until 2018 (source: IMF, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2013).

Europcar franchisees’ network includes already more than 130 countries, with more than 6,000 employees in over 1,650 locations. Europcar continues to expand its network with several openings planned in the course of 2013 such as Singapore, Bolivia, South Korea and Vietnam.

About Europcar Group:

Europcar is the leading brand in mobility in Europe. Present in over 130 countries, the company provides customers with one of the largest rental network through its own operators, franchisees and partnership. Europcar group’s brand portfolio includes Europcar®, InterRent, its low cost brand, and National and Alamo in the EMEA zone. The group puts customers at the heart of its mission whether it is innovation or service. All the employees of the company are committed to delivering customer satisfaction. Winner of the first World Travel Award recognizing the World’s Leading Green Transport Solutions Company, Europcar also was honored with the Award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and received for the first time in 2012 the “Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award”. Europcar is owned by Eurazeo, one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe.

Media Contact

Europcar International

Nathalie Poujol

+33 (0)1 30 44 98 82

europcarpressoffice@europcar.com

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