BMW Names Fleet Sales Head For North America

BMW has named David Duncan to head of corporate and special sales for the automaker in a role that oversees corporate fleet sales, executive allowance sales, and daily rental sales. The appointment is effective May 1.

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A Seminal Moment for the Global Car Rental Industry

The 2016 International Car Rental Show convened the first meeting of association directors from around the world that represented an important step to communication, problem-solving, and idea-sharing between the groups.

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International Car Rental Show Addresses Industry Hot Topics

Designed for the car rental industry worldwide, the 21st annual International Car Rental Show tackled issues such as the recently passed recall legislation, national security, and global expansion.

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Robert Muhs Wins Russell Bruno Award

Robert Muhs, vice president, government affairs, corporate compliance, and business ethics for Avis Budget Group, received this year's Russell Bruno Award for outstanding service to the auto rental industry.

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Avis Budget Group to Announce First Quarter Results

Avis Budget Group plans to report its first quarter 2016 financial results after market close on Tuesday May 3.

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Wholesale Vehicle Prices Up 6% Month-Over-Month

Wholesale used vehicle prices in March averaged $10,815 — up 6% compared to February and up 1.7% relative to March 2015. Car prices continue to show year-over-year declines while prices for pickups and SUVs/crossovers show gains.

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Enterprise Enhances ‘Cash-in-Club’ Loyalty Program

Enterprise Holdings has restructured its "Cash-In Club" loyalty rewards program to give travel agents a better user experience and new opportunities to earn incentives.

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Hertz Awarded for Achievement in Sustainability

The Global Business Travel Association (GTBA) Foundation has named The Hertz Corp. as one of the winners of its fourth annual Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards.

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Budget Offers Discounted One-Way Rentals from Florida

Now through June 30, Budget Car Rental has announced a one-way rental promotion for customers traveling from Florida to select U.S. locations.

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Enterprise Brands Recognized for Customer Service

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car brands recently earned awards for their customer service.

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$3 Weekly Car Rental Rates are Unsustainable

Better technology, education, transparency, and a way to show the correlation between price and customer service are needed.

A Seminal Moment for the Global Car Rental Industry

The 2016 International Car Rental Show convened the first meeting of association directors from around the world that represented an important step to communication, problem-solving, and idea-sharing between the groups.

For the Future of Car Rental, See China

The new “mobility service providers” in China (and India) may show us a world without rental counters first.

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