Car rental firms Sixt, Budget shun Europcar deal

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HAMBURG, Germany, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Car rental groups Sixt and Budget on Monday dismissed speculation they were interested in buying Volkswagen's Europcar unit, for which Europe's largest automaker is reviewing its options. "We have no interest in buying Europcar", said a spokeswoman for Sixt, Germany's biggest car rental agency. Michael Gehricke, the head of Budget in Germany, added: "Europcar has the big weakness of not being represented in the United States with its own network. This ...

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