Avis Budget Creates Environmental Management System

The auto rental company says it will launch an EMS initiative to build on its heritage of environmental compliance and responsibility.


Enterprise to Open Call Center in Eugene, Ore.

The auto rental company expects the new call center to handle more than 10,000 car rental reservations and customer service calls each day.


Kelley Blue Book Releases 2008 Residual Value Analysis

This year's overall Best Brand award goes to Volkswagen, with BMW coming in second.


Blogger Warned to Delete Avis logo

The car rental company asked a lawyer to remove its logo from a blog posting to avoid facing charges. What constitutes a trademark violation?


Budget Offers Discount for AmEx Cardholders

When customers use their American Express card to pay for a Budget rental transaction, they will save up to $50 on that rental and receive a rewards card worth up to $100.


Avis CEO Drives up Personal Stake

At an average price of $16.39 per share, Ronald Nelson recently bought 61,000 shares–totaling $1 million.


U-Save to Launch Third Generation Web Site

The auto rental company says the changes to www.usave.com reflect a focus on customer service and ease of use with a progressive approach to search engine optimization.


Enterprise Tops J.D. Power Rental Car Satisfaction Study

Enterprise ranks highest in satisfying rental car customers for a fourth consecutive year, though customer satisfaction for industry declines.


30,000 People on Waiting List to Buy a Smart Car in U.S.

SAN JOSE, Calif. --- Smart USA executives told USA Today that 30,000 people have paid $99 to be placed on the list to buy a Smart car when they become available in a couple months.


Prices at the Pump Will Soon Reflect Higher Crude Prices

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- With crude oil prices spiraling upward, prices at the pump this winter are expected to be unseasonably high.


Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

The Shape of ACE to Come

In an exclusive interview, Dick Radzis and Charlie Mullen talk about the sale of their corporate locations to Avis Budget Group, discuss the company’s plans for the ACE Rent A Car brand and more.

Have the Workplace Violence Conversation Now

The murder of a driver supervisor at a UPS facility last week marks a good time to address workplace violence — a subject that gets little attention before an incident has occurred.

7 New Media Marketing Strategies from Silvercar

Your customers are your best salespeople. Do you know how to get them to tell other people about you?

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.