Founded in 1949 in Paris, Europcar has grown from humble beginnings to today, is the largest car rental companies in Europe. Not only does Europcar offer a worldwide network of branches, but in recent times has come to the forefront as a key player in the future of mobility. In Ireland, Europcar has grown from a family company, and today boasts a fleet of over 10,000 vehicles, offering a range of innovative services to leisure and business customers.

Company Timeline


Small local Irish firm is founded in Dublin, takes on car and van rental market with a fleet of 72 vehicles.


Officially takes over the Europcar franchise in Ireland


Launch Sister Company
GoCar, Ireland’s leading Car Sharing Company


Wins European Rental Car
Company of the Year, Ireland
fleet now at 8000


Expand commercial services
and becomes Ireland’s largest
and newest commercial fleet


Our business has doubled in just 3 years.
10,000 vehicles in the fleet.
700 GoCars in nearly 600 locations.