Northwest Airlines Adds Avis to WorldPerks

WorldPerks members can now earn 50 WorldPerks miles per day for Avis rentals of one to four days, and 500 WorldPerks miles for Avis rentals of five days or more.


Avis Budget Recognized for Support of Women-Owned Businesses

Avis Budget Group was honored for supplier diversity programs that provide women's business enterprises equal access to corporate contracts.


GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services Announces First Hybrid Vehicle Rebate Program

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services has announced an industry-first Hybrid Rebate Program for companies that lease hybrid vehicles. The rebate program is designed for customers that make significant investments in new technology aimed at improving their environmental performance.


Thrifty Adds 4 New Franchised Locations

New locations are opening in markets that include New Britain, Conn.; Lafayette, Ind.; Asheville, N.C. and San Antonio, Texas.


SFO Implements Green Rental Car Program

Beginning in 2009, rental car companies will be offered a voluntary incentive to encourage at least 15 percent of their rentals meet an EPA rating of 17 (or higher).


Enterprise Responds to TTC Strike

With more than 50 locations across the Greater Toronto Area, Enterprise says they will meet or beat any competitor rates to help ease burden of strike.


Enterprise Implements Energy-Saving Rental Transaction System

The new system connects the reservations, billing and reporting operations of more than 7,000 Enterprise rental offices around the world using a network of 45,000 energy-saving thin client terminals.


Driver of Stolen Enterprise SUV Leads High-Speed Chase

California Highway Patrol spots vehicle stolen from Anaheim, and stops it in San Diego.


Airline Mergers May Increase Travelers' Woes—Or Maybe Not

Whether passengers will pay more for reduced service depends on who you ask.


Enterprise Pledges $1 Million Match of Customer Carbon Offset Purchases

The auto rental company's goal is to help businesses with medium-size fleets better manage vehicle emissions.


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