November/December 2007


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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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Five Business Model Trends for 2017

As new forms of mobility take flight, the borders with traditional car rental are starting to erode.

Are Commercial Drone Deliveries Eminent in the U.S.?

Amazon just delivered its first package by drone in England. Will U.S. delivery fleets be able to take advantage soon?

Autonomous Vehicles and the Changing Role of the Fleet Manager

With fewer drivers and substantially longer fleet lifecycles, fleet managers will pivot to new job functions.

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