Avis Budget Group Honored as a Top Corporation for Women

Avis Budget Group was one of 19 U.S. corporations recognized in 2008 for superior supplier diversity programs that provide women's business enterprises equal access to corporate contracts.


Next for Hecker: A $104 Million Hyundai Claim

Hyundai Motor Finance claims it hasn't been paid since December on two loans to refinance the purchase of 4,477 vehicles for Advantage Rent A Car.


Indianapolis Looks at Auto Rental Tax Increase

Also set for increases are taxes on alcohol and hotels to help ease the sting of a bailout of the city's sports board.


Hertz Completes Acquisition of Advantage Rent A Car

Hertz will operate 20 Advantage locations in key U.S. leisure travel markets.


S&P Lowers Hertz, Dollar Thrifty Credit Ratings

Dollar Thrifty's rating was downgraded one notch from CCC+ to C, while Hertz's credit rating was lowered two notches from BB- to B.


Sixt and Picasso Travel Join Forces for Overseas Travelling

The joint venture allows U.S. travellers to benefit from favorable terms and conditions for flights and rental vehicles.


Australian Car Rental Manager Pleads Guilty to Fraud

The manager was guilty of altering contracts, stealing cash, and using other people's credit cards.


Company Rents GPS Units Direct to Travelers

“Why pay a car rental company extra money when you can rent one from just dollars a day,” says Richard Skinner, the owner of GPS Enterprises.


Rental Car Carbon Offset Program Proves Most Popular With Customers

More than 175,000 Alamo, Enterprise and National customers participate in an offset program. By opting in to pay $1.25 per rental, customers fund several certified offset projects that work to remove CO2 from the atmosphere.


Valet Caught in Alleged Luxury Car Rental Scheme

A valet at Lexus of Greenwich secretly rented five Lexus sedans to his friends for $100. He faces five counts of first-degree larceny.


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