November/December 2007


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Features

Car Sharing: To Tax or Not to Tax?

By Kara Ohngren

With extensive research showing that car sharing services are good for the environment and limit traffic congestion, should car share customers be subject to the same taxes as traditional car rental?

Industry Forecast 2008

By Chris Brown

Rental car companies are mitigating fleet costs by transitioning to risk vehicles and increasing holding periods. Could self-service rental car kiosks be the next big thing?

Sixt AG: The Art of Moving People

By Chris Brown

Germany’s iconic brand is going global, bringing service-oriented car rental and the concept of fleet leasing and management to developing markets.

 
 

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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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