November/December 2011


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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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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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