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.

Fox Expands to Australia

Fox Rent-A-Car continues its global expansion with three new affiliate locations in Australia.


Quad-City Airport Approves Rental Car Fee Increase

The rental car fee collected by Illinois’ Quad-City International Airport will be increased to $3.85 per day, starting Jan. 1.


Enterprise Sponsors Car Giveaway for Military Members

The Keys to Progress program provided more than 130 newly refurbished vehicles to military members.


On-Demand Rental App to Launch in Virginia

Certified Auto Rentals, an on-demand car rental company and app, is set to launch in Richmond, Va., later this year.


2015 Auto Rental Summit: Photo Gallery Now Live

With nearly 300 registered attendees, Auto Rental Summit welcomed car rental operators and vendors from 13 countries, including the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Estonia and Costa Rica.


Take Auto Rental News’ Business Outlook Survey

To better understand the U.S. rental market, Auto Rental News is conducting a business outlook survey of U.S. franchised and independent (non-corporate) auto rental operations.


Avis Launches App for Apple Watch

The new Avis app enables customers to email themselves a rental receipt and view reservations from their Apple Watch.


Audi at home Launches in San Francisco, Miami

Audi at home, a vehicle sharing initiative, has launched in San Francisco and Miami. The carsharing program provides residences at select properties a way to experience the Audi brand.


Enterprise Wins Four Magellan Awards

Enterprise Holdings Inc. has been recognized by Travel Weekly magazine with four Magellan Awards in ground transportation categories, including luxury car collection, TV commercial, ad campaign and mobile app.


Zipcar Chicago Partners with Divvy Bike Share

Zipcar and Divvy, a bike-sharing program, have partnered to provide a bundle offer to new and existing members of either service in the Chicago metropolitan area.


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How Will New Lease Accounting Rules Affect Small Fleets?

The move to put lease obligations on the balance sheet brings up questions on whether the change would affect a company’s ability to borrow money, its financial statements and the accounting of closed- and open-end leases.

Why the Optimism in Car Rental?

Attendees of this week’s Auto Rental Summit conveyed a uniformly positive outlook. In the face of the many industry threats these days, what’s up?

Uber Vehicles and Open Recalls

New transportation modes may have built a better mousetrap, but they shouldn’t get a pass when it comes to safety.

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