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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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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