Car & Truck Rental News
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.
September 15, 2014 in Rental Operations
Hertz and Live Nation have launched a new promotion that provides customers a discount on car rentals and Ticketmaster Ticket Cash through Oct. 31.
September 12, 2014 in Rental Operations
National Car Rental will be adding several new 2015 models to Emerald Aisle locations nationwide, including the 2015 VW GTI, Chrysler 200 and Dodge Challenger.
September 12, 2014
The Auto Rental News website features a white paper promoting WTP Advisors’ like kind exchange (LKE) program.
September 12, 2014 in Safety
The recall, first reported last month, affects 133,227 2013-2014 model-year Escape and Focus ST vehicles in the U.S.
September 11, 2014
Hertz plans to add three candidates nominated by Carl C. Icahn, Hertz’s largest shareholder. Icahn has agreed to not run a proxy contest and to vote in favor of the Hertz’s nominees at the annual meeting.
September 10, 2014 in Remarketing
In August, wholesale used vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage- and seasonally adjusted basis) declined 0.7%, the fourth consecutive monthly decline, according to Manheim Consulting. ADESA also saw a decrease in wholesale used vehicle prices — down 0.4% compared to August 2013.
September 10, 2014 in Legislative
Sharon Faulkner, executive director of the American Car Rental Association (ACRA), and several ACRA board members traveled to Washington, D.C., today to update legislators on the rental car industry and continue the fight against rental car excise taxes.
September 10, 2014
Enterprise Holdings has been honored as a best-in-class company for its supplier diversity program by Black EOE Journal, U.S. Veterans Magazine and Professional Woman’s Magazine.
September 10, 2014 in Rental Software
Hertz and Navigation Solutions have launched the next generation Hertz NeverLost GPS navigation system, with features including weather and flight information, a NeverLost concierge and NeverLost Companion mobile app.
September 10, 2014
Using Google Maps, GPS and now Zipcar’s car-sharing service, players of Google’s Ingress “Real World Game” can earn points by visiting specially coded locations around the world.
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