Black Book Editor Reviews Conference of Automotive Remarketing

Ricky Beggs, managing editor of Black Book, offers insights into last week’s Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR), held concurrently to the Car Rental Conference in Las Vegas.

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Sonata Launches “MilEdge” for the Global Car Rental Industry

Sonata Software, a leading IT consulting and software services provider, launched "MilEdge," a car rental management system at the Car Rental Show in Las Vegas.

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ACRA Panel: A Rational, Safe Way to Handle Recalls

During its panel at the Car Rental Show, the American Car Rental Association board worked through recall legislation, threats to vicarious liability reform and what’s next with no-show fees (let’s start calling them guaranteed reservations).

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CRS 2011: What Larry De Shon Said

De Shon took a holistic look at how technology is reshaping car rental. But it's Avis Budget’s Virtual Car program that has the potential to be an industry game changer.

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Car Rental Show: What Happened in Vegas?

There was a renewed energy at this year’s show that I hadn’t felt in years. ACRA grows new teeth as stakeholders take pulse of the industry, gain consensus and set direction.

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Enterprise Speaker Stresses Operating Sustainably at 2011 Car Rental Show

Enterprise Holding's head of corporate sustainability, Lee Broughton, spoke about economic, social and environmental sustainability, as well as alternative fuel vehicles at the 2011 Car Rental Show.

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ACRA Issues Safety Recalls Rules Proposal

Released at the 2011 Car Rental Show, the American Car Rental Association has issued a proposal for modifying the current safety recall rules to a two-tiered system.

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Miami Rental Car Center Receives Quick Response Vehicle

The Rosenbauer Airwolf Quick Response Vehicle provides the power of a larger pump-type truck with the ability to fit into structures that traditional fire trucks cannot.

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Car2go Extends Operating Area in Austin

The expanded operating area will include about 74,000 additional citizens from Texas’ capital city, while the vehicle network will increase from 200 smart fortwo vehicles to 300 smart “car2go” edition vehicles.

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Hertz, Renault to Bring Electric Vehicles to European Rental Markets

Hertz will be adding 500 new Renault electric zero-emission vehicles to its fleet in Europe over the next two years. The planned lineup includes the Renault Fluence Z.E., Kangoo Z.E., Twizy, and ZOE vehicles.

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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.

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.

Fleet Management? They Have No Clue

It’s all well and good that the general public doesn’t really understand fleet management — though there are a few situations it sure would help.

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