Car Rental Operations: Five Areas You Can Improve on Now

While dismal economic conditions may be out of our hands, there are things you can control to help your team post higher results and weather the current marketplace.

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Fuel Storage Rules: Comply or Pay the Fine

Rapidly changing laws make it difficult to keep up with fuel storage compliance. Are you prepared for more frequent visits by state inspectors?

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Imagine the Possibilities

ACRA and Bobit Business Media, publishers of Auto Rental News, have joined forces to better address the considerable issues our industry faces.

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Hertz Goes Big With Car Sharing

Hertz says it will profit from its car-sharing venture by adding standard in-car technology, exploiting untapped markets and leveraging the company’s considerable economies of scale.

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Penn. Residents Question Car Rental Tax Spending, Sue County

FACT and other Allegheny County residents are upset that car rental taxes meant for the transit system are being used for other projects.

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Dollar and Thrifty Named Best Domestic Car Rental Companies by Readers of Travel Trade Magazine

Dollar Thrifty President and CEO Scott Thompson thanks travel agents for their loyalty after receiving the accolade.

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Dollar Thrifty Faces Its Second Ratings Drop

Remaining on Creditwatch since February contributed to Dollar Thrifty's decline in ratings.

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Avis Budget Group Shares Rise 34 Percent After Banks Renew Financing

Avis Budget is also seeking to modify debt and interest ratios associated with a line of credit.

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Avis Budget Group Acquires Commitments to Renew Asset-Backed Conduit Financing

Avis Budget Group also launches an amendment to senior credit facilities.

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U-Save Builds A House

Franchise Services North America (FSNA), owners of U-Save Car & Truck Rental, recently teamed up with LeFleur Transportation, Sears of Ridgeland, TEC Accounting firm, A.S.A.P. Printing and Safety Nets to help build a Habitat for Humanity home.

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