Third-Party Operators Offer Conrac Efficiency

In addition to design and implementation, giving conrac facility management to a third party proves beneficial to both airports and car rental companies.

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Car Rental Q&A: What Factors Will Help Me Decide if a CarSharing Service can be Successful?

A car rental operator is interested in starting a carsharing service to complement his traditional rental fleet. He is asking for tips to help him decide whether the carsharing service will be successful.

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On-Demand Transportation Apps Changing Rental Industry

As the marketplace moves away from the rental counter and into "anytime, anywhere" mobile bookings, now is the time for car rental companies to embrace the notion of carsharing and its on-demand transportation technology.

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Manheim Reiterates Support for Multiplatform Bidding System

Manheim and several other remarketing industry partners will continue moving forward to develop a multiplatform bidding system in the wake of announcements by ADESA and ServNet Auctions dropping out of the planning process.

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Used Vehicle Prices Decline After Four-Month Climb

Wholesale used vehicle prices declined in February, according to both Manheim Consulting and ADESA, yet topped last February’s prices. Auction prices of rental risk units were up in February and mileage rose to more than 48,500 miles, according to Manheim.

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Zipcar Vehicles to Represent Big Ten Conference Universities

Zipcar has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Big Ten Conference to sponsor its men's and women's basketball tournaments. Each of the 14 Big Ten Conference schools will be represented by its own branded Zipcar vehicle.

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FlightCar Opens at San Diego International Airport

Peer-to-peer carsharing company FlightCar has expanded its operations to include San Diego International Airport. Currently, FlightCar operates at 10 other major U.S. airports.

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FSNA Reinstates U-Save Franchise Advisory Council

Franchise Services of North America Inc. has announced that U-Save Car & Truck Rental has conducted its inaugural meeting of the newly reinstated Franchise Advisory Council.

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Avis Budget Adds Two States to Car Sales Program

With the expansion of Avis Budget Group’s consumer car sales program, residents of Maryland and Virginia can now test-drive and purchase late-model Avis and Budget vehicles at competitive prices.

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Enterprise Co-Hosts Event Honoring Grad Recruiting Service

Working with Enactus as a recruitment partner for nearly 15 years, business, nonprofit and community leaders gathered at Enterprise Holdings global headquarters to preview the local impact of Enactus.

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