November/December 2011


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Features

Car Sharing: Grading the College Campus Market

By John Healy

Northcoast Research Partners’ report on adoption of car sharing at U.S. universities shows a yearly growth rate of 20-30 percent on a majority of campuses that start a program.

Closing the Customer/Associate Perception Gap

By Frontline Performance Group

Through an industry survey, more than 600 customers and car rental associates share their perceptions of the car rental experience. Do your frontline team members’ views match what your customers are thinking?

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Car Rental Q&A: How to Harness Social Media, Prevent Customer Profiling and Deal with Floods of New Applicants

By Frontline Performance Group

Auto Rental News and industry professionals answer your questions about car rental trends, techniques and other current issues.

From Conversation to National Association: ACRA Celebrates Successes

By American Car Rental Association

Through its various incarnations, the American Car Rental Association has continuously advocated for major car rental companies, franchise owners and large and small independents. Today, the association is stronger than ever.

 
 

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6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.

The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.

Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

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