Rental Legislation & Regulation
The Legislative Channel covers legislation and regulation concerning the car and truck rental industry, car rental excise taxes, legal issues and American Car Rental Association initiatives.
December 10, 2013 in Legislative, Rental Operations
Catalyst Capital Group Inc.’s bid for bankrupt Advantage Rent A Car was approved at auction yesterday over the only other bid, from Sixt.
November 27, 2013 in Legislative
Common Sense SeaTac, a political-action committee comprised of local businesses and residents in opposition of the SeaTac living wage measure, has issued a recount of the closely contested SeaTac Proposition 1.
November 19, 2013 in Legislative
With votes still being counted, SeaTac Proposition 1 — which would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees in the hospitality and transportation industries in SeaTac, Wash., — is holding onto a narrow lead, but it is still too early to determine the result.
September 25, 2013 in Legislative
The California Public Utilities Commission has created regulations to ensure that safety is enforced for Transportation Network Companies, which use an online platform to connect passengers with drivers using their personal vehicles.
September 11, 2013 in Legislative
California Assemblyman Chris Holden’s 359 bill, which would streamline airport rental car agreements, has been approved by the California Senate.
June 3, 2013 in Legislative
SeaTac Committee for Good Jobs has collected enough signatures for a living wage initiative at SeaTac Airport.
June 3, 2013 in Legislative
The IL CDW bill would increase the daily fee that Illinois rental companies can charge for CDW.
May 22, 2013 in Legislative
Representatives from the rental car industry, auto dealers and auto manufacturers spoke at the Senate hearing yesterday.
By American Car Rental Association, May 2013 in Legislative
The association is actively involved in national legislation on excise taxes, a federal resolution to the recall issue, defense of the Graves Amendment and monitoring of state and local bills.
May 14, 2013 in Legislative
The Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 was filed last week to prohibit rental car companies from renting recalled cars.
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Next year’s mechanics hinge on plentiful new car supply and a softening used car market.
The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show featured less green-speak and more driving excitement aimed at younger buyers. Get ready for more compact crossovers, as Mazda, Honda, Fiat, Volkswagen and Scion launch brand-new models next year.
Hertz will be on an accelerated buying and selling schedule in the next six months. How might that affect the market?
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