Ride-Hailing Services Continue to Increase in Business Travel

Ride-hailing services (Uber, Lyft) now account for 46% of all ground transportation transactions for business travel, according to the latest Certify SpendSmart Report for first quarter 2016.

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FSNA Reports Revenues of $9.6M

Franchise Services of America (FSNA), franchisors of the U-Save brand, has announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.

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Calif. Commission to Vote on Rental Car Ban in Ride Sharing

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) postponed voting on a proposed rule that would ban ride-sharing drivers (Lyft, Uber) from using rental cars to pick up passengers if the driver signed a lease for less than four months.

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Hertz to Hold First Quarter Earnings Webcast

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will host a live webcast discussion of its 2016 first quarter financial results on Tuesday May 10.

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National Adds 4 MLB Sponsorships

National Car Rental is now the official car rental partner of the Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, and Chicago White Sox.

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Salt Lake City Airport Opens New Rental Car Facility

Salt Lake International Airport has new remote service buildings and a new quick turn-around area for its rental car companies, which features 64 fuel pumps and 14 car wash units.

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Hertz Headquarters Celebrates LEED Gold Certification

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. held a ceremony to recognize the receipt of its headquarters LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Avis Budget Expands Car Sales Program to Oregon, Utah

Residents of Oregon and Utah can now test-drive and purchase late-model vehicles from Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental.

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Silvercar Adds Locations in Newark, Brooklyn

Silvercar has announced its continued expansion into the New York area with the launch of its silver Audi A4 fleet at Newark Liberty International Airport and in Brooklyn.

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Qwekee Offers Car-Sharing Platform

Using a mobile app, Qwekee’s platform provides a self-service, car-sharing system for car rental companies.

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A Seminal Moment for the Global Car Rental Industry

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