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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Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives.

Why GM’s Telematics Announcement is a Really Big Deal

Enabling a telematics connection at the factory — and not through an aftermarket hardware installation — is a game changer for fleets.

Four Thoughts From the 2016 Conference Calls

Sifting through the notes of Avis Budget Group’s and Hertz Global Holdings’ recent fourth quarter conference calls give us some trend lines to watch out for in 2017. (Of course, this gives us an incomplete snapshot, as Enterprise Holdings is privately held.)

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