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Calif. Rolling Out $200M for Hydrogen Vehicle Infrastructure

The California Energy Commission is seeking proposals to spend $200 million starting in 2015 to build out fueling stations and other infrastructure to support hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.

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Toyota Starts EV Car Sharing in the U.S.

In a company first for the U.S., Toyota launched an electric car sharing initiative in partnership with the Advanced Power & Energy Program from University of California, Irvine.

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car2go Could Serve Nine Cities in California's South Bay

The Hermosa Beach City Council approved a resolution to bring a car sharing program to the region. The program still needs approval from eight other cities to advance.

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Report Shows Top 10 Vehicle Theft Locations in U.S.

Out of the top 10 places where thefts occurred, seven of 10 are in California, two in Washington and one in South Carolina, according to data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

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California Rent-A-Car Celebrates 21 Years of Success

The car rental company attributes many of its achievements to the West Los Angeles Manager Chris Gonzalez.

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Southern California Enterprise Locations to Feature EV Charging Stations

Under a partnership with Go EV, Enterprise Rent-A-Car will install OpConnect Electric Vehicle charging stations at two of its Southern California offices.

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San Mateo County Supervisors Expected to Add Car Rental Tax to Ballot

The car rental tax would be one of three taxes added to the county’s June 5 election ballot; the other two would increase a hotel tax and start a new tax on commercial parking businesses.

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SFO Places ‘Hands-free’ Advisory Signs at RAC Counters

In an effort to increase awareness of distracted driving, San Francisco International Airport has placed signs at all its rental car counters, as well as entrances for pick up.

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California Rental Car Safety Act Moves Forward

A rental car recall safety bill was approved by the California Senate judiciary committee and now moves forward to the Senate appropriations committee.

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Calif. Assembly Approves Recall Bill

The California state Assembly approved a bill on Thursday that would force car rental companies to ground vehicles under a safety recall.

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A Call for Recall Preparedness

In light of the massive recent automotive recalls, car rental companies should prepare for the Big One by acting out a “recall fire drill.”

What I Learned at the 2014 Car Rental Show

If the Car Rental Show is an indicator of the health of the industry, the North American market is doing well — while the "growth markets" are really taking off.

Remembering Elaine Litwer

On the fifth anniversary of Elaine Litwer’s death, I’m brought back to the work she did to repeal vicarious liability. But it’s also caused me to reflect on the mentors in my life.

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