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.


Australian Carsharing Service Raises $1.8M

To help with its expansion, Sydney-based carsharing startup Car Next Door is raising between $1.2 and $1.8 million in funding.

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Enterprise Acquires Metavera's Carsharing Technology

Enterprise Holdings today announced that its regional subsidiary, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada Co., has purchased Metavera Solutions Inc., a provider of carsharing technology.

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Rental Cars Top Ground Transportation for Business Travel

Rental cars are the most commonly used methods of ground transportation for business trips, followed by taxis, chauffeured transportation and ride-sharing companies, according to a GBTA Foundation study.

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Hertz to Hold Q2 Earnings Webcast

On Tuesday Aug. 11, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will host a live webcast discussion of its 2015 second quarter financial results.

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Dollar Rent A Car Provides Chance to Win College Fund

With its “Dollar Sing-a-Long” promotion, Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of The Hertz Corp., is offering its customers the chance to win a college savings fund.

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U-Save Teams Up With Habitat for Humanity

Employees of U-Save Car & Truck Rental corporate offices and LeFleur Transportation worked with Habitat for Humanity to complete a two-day build in Canton, Miss.

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Avis Budget’s Q2 Revenue Dips

Avis Budget Group Inc. has reported revenue of $2.2 billion for its second quarter 2015, a 1% decline compared to second quarter 2015.

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Hertz Adds Porsche Macan to Dream Cars Collection

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has added the Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection, a line of high-end performance vehicles.

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Approximately 40% of Zipcar Business Members Sell or Don’t Buy a Car

Zipcar and the University of California, Berkeley's Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC), announced that two in five corporate Zipcar members sell or avoid buying a vehicle after joining Zipcar.

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National Announces Sponsorships with 4 MLB Teams

Under the sponsorship agreements, National Car Rental will be the car rental partner for the Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals through the 2015-2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) seasons.

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