Car & Truck Rental News

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Sixt Expands in Caribbean

As of June 1, Sixt has added two new franchises in Puerto Rico and Curacao.

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Enterprise’s Emergency Plan Aids Disaster Recovery Efforts

As part of local disaster recovery efforts, Enterprise Rent-A-Car operations are equipped with an Emergency Action Plan to address transportation and communication needs.

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Schalberg Offers Management Training Workshop

Jim Schalberg Auto Rental Solutions’ “Advanced Management Training Workshop” is designed to help experienced car rental operators increase their profits and number of rental days.

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GM Fleet Sales Rise in June

Sales of pickups and vans helped boost General Motors' June fleet sales, which increased 2 percent compared to a year ago.

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Hertz Offers Jaguar F-TYPE in Europe

The Hertz Corp. has launched the 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe as its Hero car of the Hertz Dream Collection in Spain, France, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands.

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Expedia Purchases Auto Escape Group

Online travel company Expedia Inc. has acquired Auto Escape Group, an online car rental reservation company in Europe. Auto Escape will become part of Expedia's CarRentals.com brand.

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Avis Provides Mobile Wi-Fi Across Europe

Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental customers can now rent portable Wi-Fi devices in 12 European countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K.

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Hertz Celebrates 20th Year as Wimbledon Supplier

The Hertz Corp. is celebrating 20 years as the car rental supplier for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. In addition to providing 165 vehicles for players and staff, Hertz will also celebrate with games and prizes for fans at the matches.

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Green Motion Adds 2 Locations to European Network

U.K.-based car rental company Green Motion continues its European expansion with the opening of locations at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and Rome’s Fiumicino Airport.

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ATS Fleet Services Acquires Rent A Toll

American Traffic Solutions (ATS) Fleet Services, a provider of fleet toll and violation management systems, has acquired all the assets of Rent A Toll, a toll management solutions provider to rental car companies.

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