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Human Rights Watchdog Declares Banning Car Rentals for the Hearing-impaired a Form of Discrimination

Human Rights Watchdog Declares Banning Car Rentals for the Hearing-impaired a Form of Discrimination

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) announced on Wednesday that it is discrimination to refuse to rent a car to a hearing-impaired individual, and recommended that car rental companies establish measures to prevent a recurrence of this type of situation. Furthermore, it advised the Ministry of Land, [...]

SK Networks to Provide Free Car Rentals for Companies Short on Cash

SK Networks to Provide Free Car Rentals for Companies Short on Cash

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Networks Co. unveiled a new business operation dubbed “Mobility Bank” aimed at providing free commercial vehicle rentals to companies that cannot afford to rent their own. SK Networks is planning to lend 50 of its Damas vehicles (produced by GM Korea) for free to companies lacking corporate vehicles [...]

Car-Sharing Evolves into “Re-Sharing”

Car-Sharing Evolves into “Re-Sharing”

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean car-sharing services are evolving to better meet changing demand.  SK Rent-A-Car, a local car rental service operator, recently decided to offer a car-sharing service to its corporate clients, allowing them to share rented corporate vehicles with all of their employees. This idea of “re-sharing” is unlike conventional car-sharing [...]

Rental Firms to Help EV Distribution through Long-Term Rentals

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to get wider distribution through rental and car sharing services, bolstered by a government-industry agreement, auto business officials said Thursday.  The Environment Ministry and car rental companies struck a pact Wednesday to promote the use of eco-friendly vehicles. The rental firms will provide contracts [...]