The Q1 Car Rental Crystal Ball

How are high fuel prices and the Japan crisis affecting supply and demand for car rental?


Wholesale Prices Stay Near Record Levels

According to Adesa, wholesale prices in April averaged $10,551, only 0.6 percent lower than last April’s record level.


Hertz Submits New Bid for Dollar Thrifty

Hertz's new offer is for $72 a share. Hertz said it will divest discount brand Advantage to gain FTC clearance.


Hertz Names John Holt Leader of Advantage Rent A Car

John Holt has been appointed Vice President, Advantage Rent A Car, effective immediately, and reporting to the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mark P. Frissora.


Hertz Introduces Tesla Roadster Electric Vehicles Into Fleet at Show Biz Expo on May 7th

Hertz continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet and offers premium model for test-drives at five-star production tradeshow and conference.


Hertz Installs EVs in NYC Car Sharing Club

Connect by Hertz introduces Nissan Leaf to fleet of Seward Park Co-op car sharing location. Co-op installs four charge points to power vehicles.


Enterprise Holdings Hosts Fourth Annual Clean Car Championship

Six rental car service agents representing the Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands competed from airports across North America.


Dollar Thrifty Profit Slides in Q1

Net income for the first quarter of 2011 is $16.5 million, down from $27.3 million a year earlier. Rental revenues were adversely impacted by the winter storms and a weakened pricing environment following the storms, the company said.


Hybrids: Eco or Ego?

A thorough emissions analysis will answer the question.


Mercedes Partners with Europcar on Electric Van Rentals

Mercedes-Benz Vans will supply a number of Vito E-CELL electric vans to Europcar for customer trials in Hamburg, Germany, and Paris, France.


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