May/June 2004


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Features

Courting Customers in Your Own Backyard

By Cathy Stephens

Though dominated by Enterprise, the local rental market still presents opportunity for smaller operators that develop a niche and cultivate business relationships, says Neil Abrams of Abrams Consulting Group.

Federal Tort Reform Efforts Focus on Transportation Bill

By Cathy Stephen

The battle to repeal or limit vicarious liability is still being waged in New York and Connecticut at the state level, but federal reform efforts may hold the most promise.

Not All Damage Waivers Are Created Equal

By Lynda Fleming

Unlike protection offered by credit card companies, damage waivers sold at the rental counter are always primary. Unfortunately, most consumers are unaware of the difference.

 
 

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Another Ridiculous “Used Fleet Vehicle” Scandal

While media reports concentrate on the sting and the “outrage,” where’s the empirical evidence that fleet vehicles are less mechanically sound than vehicles sold from private owners?

Will IoT Herald a New Era in Fleet Efficiency?

With the ELD rule finally in effect, small fleet operators need to hunt for new efficiencies. In transportation logistics, Internet of Things (IoT) systems could have similar lasting impacts as telematics.

Will Cars Become Transportation Appliances?

The cars are still the stars, but this year’s L.A. Auto Show revealed an auto industry at a crossroads.

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