Sixt, Germany's largest vehicle rental company and one of the world's leading providers of high-quality mobility services, has announced that County Car Rentals has won the Sixt rent a car franchise for Ireland and will now operate under the Sixt brand.
Dún Laoghaire-based County Car Rentals has been operating since 1952 under the ownership and management of the Loughran family and has grown to become Ireland's leading independent car rental company over the past 60 years.
As a result of the partnership, Sixt rent a car Ireland has created 11 new jobs at its head office in Dún Laoghaire and Dublin Airport and has plans to recruit an additional 12 staff to work in Reservations, Customer Service and Administration, as well Rental Agents, over the next eight months.
Bernard Loughran, Managing Director, Sixt rent a car Ireland, commented: "County Car Rentals is delighted to partner with Sixt rent a car in Ireland as part of our strategy to expand and grow our business.
"This partnership gives us an opportunity to attract new tourism and corporate business from strong economic regions, including Germany and Austria."