Highway Bill Would Bolster NHTSA Funding, Authority

The Obama administration's transportation bill, delivered to the U.S. Congress March 30, would triple funding for the federal safety agency's auto defect investigation office.


In Memoriam: Frank Colonna, Founder of Triangle Rent A Car

The car rental industry remembers Frank Colonna (1953-2015), founder of Triangle Rent A Car and board member of the American Car Rental Association.


Avis Tops Customer Loyalty Index for 16th Consecutive Year

For the 16th consecutive year, Avis Car Rental has maintained its No. 1 car rental status in the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index, which examined 540 brands in 64 categories.


Alamo Adds Monster Trucks to Fleet

Beginning June 15, the Alamo Monster Truck Program will offer monster truck rentals to customers in select U.S. locations.


Super Cheap Rental Uses Social Media for Customer Support

Los Angeles-based Super Cheap Car Rental will be using a variety of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, etc.) to answer questions and connect with the rental community.


Avis Budget Marks 100 Million Rental Days

For the first time in its history, Avis Budget Group Inc. has reached 100 million rental days in North America over the last 12 months. The milestone consists of rentals generated over the past 365 days across the Avis, Budget and Payless brands, including Budget Truck Rental.


Enterprise Helps Test Collision Repair Students

Working with nonprofit SkillsUSA South Carolina at its recent Leadership and Skills Conference, Enterprise Rent-A-Car supported collision repair education by providing vehicles to use in repair contests.


Hawaii Vacation Sale Includes Free Car Rental Offer

Pleasant Holidays’ Hawaii Vacation Sale includes free Hertz car rentals, reduced hotel rates and added values including complimentary breakfasts. Available for travel from May 1 through July 2015, the package must be booked by May 3.


Luxury Rental Company Adds Nine New Exotic Vehicles

mph club, an exotic car rental company in Miami, has added nine new exotic and luxury rentals to its fleet, including the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, Ferrari 458 Italia and the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S convertible.


Hertz Guatemala Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Hertz Guatemala, the second subsidiary of The Hertz Corp. to be established in Latin America, celebrates its 50th anniversary with its new sustainable headquarters, which features installations to capture rainwater for recycling water and electric efficient appliances.


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