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Sixt Opens Location to Serve Private Aviation Customers

Sixt announces the opening of a new location to service private aviation customers traveling to XJet at Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colo.


FCA Admits to Regulatory Reporting Errors

The automaker faces new accusations that it has under-reported crash deaths and injuries in data submissions required by the federal TREAD Act.


National, Enterprise Top Car Rental Satisfaction Survey

National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car ranked the highest among corporate travel buyers in Business Travel News’ inaugural “Car Rental Brand and Grand Transportation Survey.”


Avis Budget Adds 2 States to Car Sales Program

Avis Budget Group has added North Carolina and South Carolina to its consumer car sales program.


Zipcar to Launch at 100 Universities in 2015

Zipcar has signed contracts with over 100 colleges and universities to date and will continue to launch its carsharing service on campuses throughout the fall.


Silvercar Extends NYC Service for Fall

Originally planned for only the summer, Silvercar is continuing its rental service in New York City through the end of year.


Avis Budget Named Rental Partner of Wyndham Rewards

Through the partnership, Wyndham Rewards members can save up to 30% on Avis and Budget rentals and earn up to 1,000 bonus points through a fall promotional offer.


FSNA Adds Two Directors to Board

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA) has appointed Duncan Murdoch and David Miller to the company's board of directors.


Fox to Open at Austin Airport

On Oct. 1, Fox Rent-A-Car will open a new corporate location in Austin; it’s 20th U.S. car rental facility and first location in Texas.


Enterprise Announces Top U.S. Auto Auctions

With its 2015 Auction Achievement Awards, Enterprise Holdings has recognized 14 automotive auctions in the categories of whole-car auctions and damaged-vehicle auctions.


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