July/August 2008


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When Donating Make Sense

By Daryl Lubinsky

Donating your out-of-service vehicles to charity helps your business get a better tax deduction, reduce liability and receive positive public relations.

Car Rental Credit Card Coverage

By Chris Brown

Knowing the limitations on credit card car rental coverage will help you increase collision damage waiver sales.

Understanding Third Party Accountability

By Michael La Placa

Who’s responsible for an accident or injury when a third party pays for a rental with a credit card? Three cases with different results are examined.

2008 Travel Tax Study

By Staff

The National Business Travel Association presents “Lodging, Rental Car and Meal Taxes on Travelers in the Top 50 U.S. Cities.” Where does your city rank?

Rent to Own: A New Way to Reach the Subprime Market

By Andy Batchelor

Auto By Rent, a Springfield, Mo.–based RTO operation, says its licensees can maintain a 20 percent net profit before taxes when the business is in full swing and can expect a reasonable minimum net profit of $200,000 a year.

TSD: looking back, moving forward

By Staff

For 25 years, TSD has remained committed to bringing innovation, technology and quality to the rental and loaner industry, and holds a prominent place in the car rental industry worldwide.

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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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