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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Auto Manufacturers: Mobility Disruptors or Fleet Providers?

Maven’s Alex Keros shares insights into evolving smart mobility business models and new opportunities with fleet management.

What is Your Time Worth?

Personal observations of retail and travel transactions reveal just how much a consumer’s time is worth today, and how increasingly intolerant we are of inefficient transactions.

Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship.

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