February 2012

Cover Story

How to Remarket Fleet Vehicles on eBay Motors

by By Tim Yopp and Mark Eckhaus

Are you getting the most out of your vehicle remarketing strategy? EBay Motors serves as both a classified ad site and an auction site — combining the powers of websites such as AutoTrader and Manheim into one.


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Features

A Guide to Guaranteed Reservations: Has the Time Finally Come?

By Craig Parmerlee

ACE walks us through the company’s guaranteed reservations initiative. Early results reveal the process is working, from both a cost savings and customer service standpoint.

How to Hone in On Fleet Depreciation

By Xavier Trevisani and Nick Diprima, TSD

A shift in the lending industry now requires car rental companies to produce more accurate fleet accounting through multiple reports. TSD explains how knowing the types of depreciation calculations will help you better prepare in securing a loan.

How To Present the Positives of the Auto Rental Industry

By Ken Stellon

Here are five good reasons to show job recruits that the car and truck rental industry offers a promising and dynamic career path.

Departments

ACRA: 'Become a Car Rental Ambassador'

By American Car Rental Association

ACRA says it's time to start a grassroots effort to communicate the service and good deeds that car rental companies perform.

Car Rental Q&A: Stolen Vehicles and Getting Associates to Understand Their Responsibilities in Prevention

By Frontline Performance Group

Learn how to get your staff to understand their responsibility in helping to prevent theft, and also get some quick tips on how to set your operations apart from local competitors.

 
 

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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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