Car & Truck Rental News

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Denver Airport Renters Leaving Pot in Cars

Rental car workers at Denver International Airport have found that an increasing number of customers are leaving marijuana in their rental cars to avoid carrying it through the airport.

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Court Approves $11M Hertz, ATS Settlement

A New Jersey Federal Court has given final approval of a proposed class-action settlement filed by plaintiffs Susan Doherty and Dwight Simonsen in 2009 (Doherty and Simonsen v Hertz Corp., et al.) .

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Travel Magazine Names Hertz Best Rental Car Chain

Frequent Business Traveler’s GlobeRunner Awards honor the world's best hotels, airlines, car rental agencies, travel websites and other travel-related providers.

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Making ObamaCare Work for You

A seminar at the 2014 Auto Rental Summit will educate attendees on the latest changes to the Affordable Care Act and how to make the most of the individual health insurance market.

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Dan Aykroyd Helps James Brown Get Better Deal on Rental Car

Dan Aykroyd tells Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” about a time when he helped James Brown, the godfather of soul, get a better deal on a rental car at a Budget Rent A Car.

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Hertz NeverLost Available as App

Hertz NeverLost GPS system is now available as a mobile app.

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FSNA Names New Director of Franchise Sales

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA) has appointed Jason Brown as the new director of franchise sales of its subsidiary, U-Save Car & Truck Rental.

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Ford's 2015 Mustang Tops Out at 435 HP

Ford has announced horsepower and torque ratings for the trio of engines available on the redesigned 2015 Mustang.

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Airline Ancillary Revenue Up 1,200% Since 2007

A CarTrawler-commissioned study finds the top airline generated $55.61 per passenger in ancillary revenue from $14.36 in 2007.

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Avis to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Results

Avis Budget Group Inc. plans to report its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Monday August 4.

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