August 27, 2014
During the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, 34.7 million Americans are projected to travel 50 miles or more from home, the highest projection of travelers for the Labor Day holiday since 2008.
July 2, 2014
During the upcoming Independence Day holiday weekend, 41 million Americans are projected to journey 50 miles or more from home, a 1.9% increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last Independence Day weekend.
May 20, 2014
During the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, approximately 36.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home, a 1.5% increase from the 35.5 million who traveled last year, according to the “AAA Memorial Day Travel Forecast.”
December 20, 2013
For the fifth consecutive year, year-end holiday travel is predicted to increase, according to the “2013/2014 AAA Year-End Holidays Travel Forecast.” This year, 94.5 million Americans are expected to travel, compared to 94 million last year.
November 26, 2013
According to the “AAA Thanksgiving 2013 Travel Forecast,” 43.4 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home, a decrease of 1.5% from the 44 million people who traveled last year. But the gas prices will be the cheapest since Thanksgiving weekend in 2010.
August 20, 2013
For the upcoming Labor Day weekend, approximately 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home — a 4.2 percent increase from 32.7 million who traveled last year.
June 24, 2013
For this year’s holiday weekend, AAA projects fewer Americans traveling and higher rental car prices compared to last year.
March 27, 2013
A new offer from Hertz, AAA and Live Nation Entertainment gives customers $35 off a minimum five-day rental and $50 in Live Nation Concert Cash. The promotion runs until April 30.
November 13, 2012 in Rental Operations
While the AAA travel report expects that more Americans will travel for the holiday than last year, it says the average travel distance is projected to decrease by almost 17%.
November 6, 2012 in Fuel
The Department of Energy stated that Phillips 66 is estimating it could take two to three weeks before its refinery in Linden, N.J. can resume operations. As well, to help clean up and repair infrastructure in the Northeast, the Department of Transportation has released funding to several states.
Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars
The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show featured less green-speak and more driving excitement aimed at younger buyers. Get ready for more compact crossovers, as Mazda, Honda, Fiat, Volkswagen and Scion launch brand-new models next year.
Hertz will be on an accelerated buying and selling schedule in the next six months. How might that affect the market?
The 2014 Auto Rental Summit was a great place to assess the state of the car rental market, both the good and the bad.
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