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Motorlease President Jack Leary Dies

John “Jack” Leary, president of The Motorlease Corp., a fleet management company headquartered in Farmington, Conn., passed away on April 25. He was 60.


Hertz Appoints New SVP of Sales

The Hertz Corp. has announced that Dave Myrick has been appointed senior vice president of sales for North America. Myrick will report to Robert J. Stuart, executive vice president, global sales.


ASAP Rent Named to Top 100 Solution Providers List

ASAP Rent, a software solutions provider for the rental car industry, has been named on Canada’s annual Top 100 Solution Provider List. The company was recognized as a winner at the Top 100 Awards gala on April 15.


FlightCar Expands to Denver, Baltimore

FlightCar’s peer-to-peer carsharing service has expanded its operations to include Denver International Airport (DEN) and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).


NYC Passes Bill to Establish Carsharing Program

To reduce the total number of existing motor vehicles in its city fleet, New York City will begin implementing a city carsharing program in 2016.


Budget’s Redesigned Website Streamlines Online Reservations

Budget Truck Rental’s redesigned website,, features a user-friendly interface and four-step reservation process.


Enterprise CarShare Adds Parking Spaces at DC Metrorail Stations

Enterprise CarShare has partnered with Washington D.C. Metro at its Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia Metrorail stations. Starting with 125 parking spaces at 45 Metrorail stations, Enterprise CarShare plans to expand up to 190 spaces in the near future.


President of Bluebird Honored with Achievement Award

Angela Margolit, president and founder of Bluebird Auto Rental Systems, has been presented with a “Woman of Achievement” award by the Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey.


Transfercar Selected for Startup Accelerator Program

Transfercar, an online relocation services that calls itself “the free rental company,” has been selected as one of the startups for an accelerator program run by 500 Startups, a venture capital seed fund and startup incubator based in California’s Silicon Valley.


Dent Wizard Names Stuckert VP for Rental Business

In his new role as vice president for the rental business, Pete Stuckert will lead the expansion of Dent Wizard’s Ready Line Express program in the rental car sector. Dent Wizard specializes in automotive reconditioning and repairs.


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