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.


Silvercar Offers ‘Kiss and Tell’ Campaign in February

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Silvercar wants renters to start looking at their current relationship with their car rental company.

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Enterprise Relocates North Carolina Rental Office

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is relocating and upgrading to a new facility in High Point, N.C. This new location will occupy a former used car facility.

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Super Bowl Boosts Phoenix Airport Rental Rates

With the help of Jim Tennant of The Tennant Group and Michael Meyer of Rate-Highway, we took a look at recent rental car quotes at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) to see what effect the Super Bowl crowds had on rates.

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Avis Budget Promotes Two Executives to Senior Leadership

Avis Budget Group's Gerard Insall has been named executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) and Ned Linnen has been appointed executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO).

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Enterprise Recognized for Leadership at Travvy Awards

Enterprise Holdings received two top honors at the 2015 Travvy Awards Gala, including Best Domestic Car Rental Company and Most Innovative Car Rental Executive Award.

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Luxury Rental Company to Open in Beverly Hills

Luxury Line Auto Rental will be opening its newest location in Beverly Hills. Its luxury rental fleet includes vehicles such as Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Bentley.

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Hertz Wins Best Rental Company Award

The Hertz Corp. received the award for Best Car Rental Company at the 2015 Business Travel Awards held in London on Jan. 19.

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Avis Opens 12th Location in Singapore

Avis Car Rental has opened its 12th location in Singapore. The new facility is located at the Orchard Hotel.

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Audi unite Provides Group Car Sharing

In Stockholm, Audi unite allows up to four people to share a car for up to two years. Insurance and maintenance are included in a monthly fee each driver pays.

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Chinese Car Rental Companies Permitted to Offer Chauffeur Services

The Ministry of Transport in China is now allowing car rental companies to offer chauffeur services through their online platforms.

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6 Growing Transportation Problems - and Potential Solutions

They may not affect car rental today, but they will. Will you be part of the solution?

Are 4x4 Pickups Worth the Extra Cost?

Fuel economy numbers, resale data and fleet use data dispel some commonly held beliefs when it comes to four-wheel drive pickups versus their two-wheel drive counterparts.

Dangerous Precedent in Airport Negotiations

Some concession agreements now include “loss-of-use recovery” toward gross receipts — essentially equating it to revenues.

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