Rental Operations

There are many rental operations factors that go into running a car rental company effectively and efficiently. This channel covers all rental operations including vehicle cleaning and maintenance, marketing, training, franchising, front line performance, operator profiles and car sharing.

NFL Investigates Rental Car Crash in Los Angeles

The NFL is investigating a crash involving former quarterback Johnny Manziel that resulted in $90,000 in damages.


Toyota Invests in Uber

Toyota Motor Corp. has invested in Uber as part of a strategic agreement that could eventually provide new leasing options for Uber drivers who select Toyota vehicles.


Auto Europe Reserves Fleet During Peak Season

In agreements with suppliers, Auto Europe has sourced and reserved a dedicated fleet of automatic and larger sized rental vehicles in Italy, Germany and Switzerland through September.


Austin Consolidated Rental Car Facility Named Best Industrial Project by Commercial Real Estate Awards

Conrac Solutions has been recognized by the Commercial Real Estate Award for the Austin-Bergstrom consolidated rental car facility.


BlueIndy Opens at Indianapolis International Airport

BlueIndy's all-electric carsharing service is now available to the public at the Indianapolis International Airport.


Sixt Expands to Philadelphia International Airport

Sixt announced it has opened a branch at the Philadelphia International Airport under the franchisee H. Kulp Inc.


PhocusWright Releases Report on Transformation of Ground Transportation

A new report from travel industry research company PhocusWright analyzed the impact of ride-hailing and other new business models on the ground transportation segment.


DriveMyCar Launches at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport

DriveMyCar’s peer-to-peer car rental platform expanded its services to Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Recognized as Top Employer of Interns and College Graduates has ranked Enterprise Rent-A-Car as the No. 1 Entry-Level Employer of college graduates for 2016 and a Top Intern Employer.


General Motors’ Maven Expands to 3 New Cities

General Motor’s carsharing brand Maven is now available in Chicago and plans to launch in Washington, D.C. and Boston this summer.


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8 Ways Fleets Are Adapting to Urban Migration

In the new mobility eco-system, goods, services, and people still need to be moved — the hard part will be figuring out how and where fleets will take advantage.

$3 Weekly Car Rental Rates are Unsustainable

Better technology, education, transparency, and a way to show the correlation between price and customer service are needed.

A Seminal Moment for the Global Car Rental Industry

The 2016 International Car Rental Show convened the first meeting of association directors from around the world that represented an important step to communication, problem-solving, and idea-sharing between the groups.

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