Fox Rent A Car Expands FOXpress Mobile App

Fox launched FOXpress counter bypass services at their flagship location in Los Angeles to be able to observe user feedback and needs, ensuring the process was aligned to consumers and well-received.

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In Memoriam: Peter Wurmer, EagleRider Cofounder

A celebration of life will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Crimson, at the main pool entrance inside Red Rock Hotel and Casino.

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CarTrawler Partners with London-Based Mobility Platform

The partnership with Splyt will expand the range of mobility products offered to its travel partners.

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Uber Launches Uber Rent

Uber has partnered with peer-to-peer platform Getaround to provide rental cars through the Uber app.

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LA City Council Unanimously Approves $4.9B LAX People Mover Contract

The Automated People Mover is the centerpiece of the Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP), which also includes a Consolidated Rent-a-Car ConRAC facility.

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Huf Group Reveals Digital Access Mobile App

SixSense will allow rental customers to book, access, and complete rentals via a mobile app, expediting the rental process.

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Getaround Expands Carsharing to Los Angeles

Getaround, a peer-to-peer carsharing platform, has announced its expansion into Greater Los Angeles.

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Turo Partners With ‘Super Troopers’ to Share Road Safety Tips

Turo, a peer-to-peer carsharing service, has partnered with the Vermont State Troopers from the movie “Super Troopers” to share a comedic public service announcement for road safety.

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Court: OTAs Owe for Back Taxes on Online Car Rentals

The State of Hawaii says that online travel agencies (OTAs) — such as Priceline, Expedia, and Travelocity — owe another $50 million in back taxes for car rental revenues earned since 2004.

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Luxury Rental Company Opens in Kentucky

Derby City Dream Cars offers a fleet of exotic and luxury vehicles in Louisville, Ky.

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Enterprise to Expand Facilities in Newport Beach

Enterprise Rent-A-Car plans to expand its facilities near John Wayne Airport in Newport Beach, increasing its space to house 810 vehicles.

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car2go's White Paper Highlights Electric Carsharing

car2go has published a white paper showcasing the five main reasons why electric carsharing plays a role in the development of electric mobility.

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Bandago Owner Continues Fight for Change in Rental Laws

Since Sharky Laguana's stolen van incident, he has been working to pass a bill that "would shorten the process of reporting a rental car as embezzled to ease the process of recovering stolen vehicles for rental car companies."

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Fox Opens 4 New Affiliate Locations

The new affiliates give Fox a presence for their value-based rental services in 33 countries and territories, including the U.S.

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Navotar Releases Chat Bot to Facilitate Rental Bookings

The Chat Bot eliminates a variety of inefficiencies that come with traditional methods of booking a car, while allowing rental companies to reach a larger market.

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The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.

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Eugene Police Arrest Alleged Hertz Serial Vandal

Since March 13, Eugene police received six complaints about a man entering the rental lot and breaking windows in the vehicles, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

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In Memoriam: Robert Bentley, Industry Veteran

During his career, Bentley operated as a Thrifty Car Rental licensee in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and as an Ace affiliate in Jacksonville and Augusta, Ga.

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Mobility Research Center Opens in Michigan with Microsoft Support

Microsoft is the exclusive data and cloud provider for the mobility center at the historic Willow Run site in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan.

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Chevrolet Streamlines Car Lineup

Chevrolet is refreshing three of its passenger cars — the Malibu, Cruze, and Spark — for the 2019 model year in an attempt to bring new buyers to the models at a time when utility vehicles have become increasingly popular.

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6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.

The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

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Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

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