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Browse the latest breaking news across the automotive rental industry covering fleet acquisition, remarketing, rental software, GPS & telematics, fleet insurance and financing, rental operations, risk management, technological innovations and shifting market conditions.

Super Bowl Boosts Phoenix Airport Rental Rates

With the help of Jim Tennant of The Tennant Group and Michael Meyer of Rate-Highway, we took a look at recent rental car quotes at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) to see what effect the Super Bowl crowds had on rates.

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Phoenix Airport Expects 60% Increase in Traffic for Super Bowl

With Super Bowl XLIX underway in four days, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is expecting about a 60% increase in traffic this weekend and a 50% rise in car rentals.

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In Memoriam: Linda King, Owner of Linda A. King and Associates Claims Management

The auto rental industry honors Linda King, an attorney specializing in representation of rental car and truck operations, for her contributions.

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International Car Rental Show Announces Closing Panel

The closing panel seminar, “Car Rental and the Future of Transportation,” will present a big-picture look at how technology, travel demographics, the legislative climate and the new sharing economy are shaping how we get around.

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Avis Budget Promotes Two Executives to Senior Leadership

Avis Budget Group's Gerard Insall has been named executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) and Ned Linnen has been appointed executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO).

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Enterprise Recognized for Leadership at Travvy Awards

Enterprise Holdings received two top honors at the 2015 Travvy Awards Gala, including Best Domestic Car Rental Company and Most Innovative Car Rental Executive Award.

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Luxury Rental Company to Open in Beverly Hills

Luxury Line Auto Rental will be opening its newest location in Beverly Hills. Its luxury rental fleet includes vehicles such as Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Bentley.

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Hertz Wins Best Rental Company Award

The Hertz Corp. received the award for Best Car Rental Company at the 2015 Business Travel Awards held in London on Jan. 19.

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Avis Opens 12th Location in Singapore

Avis Car Rental has opened its 12th location in Singapore. The new facility is located at the Orchard Hotel.

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Audi unite Provides Group Car Sharing

In Stockholm, Audi unite allows up to four people to share a car for up to two years. Insurance and maintenance are included in a monthly fee each driver pays.

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