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.


Kaye Ceille Replaces Mark Norman as Zipcar President

Avis Budget Group has appointed Kaye Ceille, the current managing director for Avis’ United Kingdom division, as the new president of its car-sharing Zipcar brand.

Read more...

National Starts ‘Emerald Aisle’ Service at Fifth Canadian Airport

National Car Rental has added its “Emerald Aisle” counter bypass service for Emerald Club loyalty customers at Edmonton International Airport in Alberta, Canada — its fifth Canadian airport location for this service.

Read more...

Enterprise Announces New Caribbean Franchises

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has expanded its franchises to the Caribbean locations of French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Read more...

Thirty Advantage Locations to Close, Reports FSNA

Effective today, Franchise Services of North America Inc. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Simply Wheelz LLC — which does business as Advantage Rent A Car — has determined to cease operations at 30 Advantage locations.

Read more...

Budget Expands Operations to Colombia

Budget Car Rental has opened two new locations in the Republic of Colombia at El Dorado International Airport and in downtown Bogota.

Read more...

Sixt to Open New U.S. Franchise Locations

Sixt SE and Sixt Franchise USA, LLC will be opening several new U.S. franchise locations this year and has launched a new global franchise recruiting website.

Read more...

Avis Honored as Top Transportation Supplier

Avis Budget Group was named "Transportation Partner of the Year" and given an Outstanding Agency Support Award by Ensemble Travel Group, a member-owned organization of travel agencies.

Read more...

High Life Auto Rental Partners with AutoNation Ford Scottsdale

Arizona-based High Life Auto Rental has announced its new affiliation with AutoNation Ford of Scottsdale.

Read more...

Avis Australia Earns CarTrawler Service Award

Avis Australia has been recognized for its customer service in the Australasian region by CarTrawler, an online travel operator.

Read more...

Car Rental 2014 — Full Speed Ahead

It continues to be a good time to be in the rental business. Here are the key trends the investment community will likely be watching in 2014.

Read more...
 
 
 
 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

What I Learned at the 2014 Car Rental Show

If the Car Rental Show is an indicator of the health of the industry, the North American market is doing well — while the "growth markets" are really taking off.

Remembering Elaine Litwer

On the fifth anniversary of Elaine Litwer’s death, I’m brought back to the work she did to repeal vicarious liability. But it’s also caused me to reflect on the mentors in my life.

6 Market Predictors for 2014

In their fourth quarter conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on fleet costs, the used car market, fleet optimization strategies and potential acquisitions. Hertz shed light on the fallout from that excess fleet.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.