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Rent Centric Powers Hertz St. Barts’ Carsharing Service

Using Rent Centric’s app-based, self-service carsharing platform, the Hertz licensee on the Caribbean island of St. Barts allows customers to access the rental vehicles through an app.


Hertz Wins Industry Awards for Service, Loyalty Program

In 2016, Hertz received 37 awards for its service around the globe, including recognition for its Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program.


Hertz Introduces Electronic Rental Agreements

Hertz has started using electronic rental agreements and has expanded its eReceipt and Express Return service. The services will be available at all U.S. Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty corporate locations by the end of this year.


2017: Fleet Mix Will Be Paramount

Car rental companies are migrating to vehicle segments with better residual values, though not without bumps in the road.


October is Busiest Month of Rental for Business Travelers

According to Hertz, more corporate customers will rent cars in the U.S. during October than any other month of the year, driving an estimated 114 million miles.


Hertz New Zealand Named Most Trusted Rental Brand

Hertz New Zealand has taken top honors in the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Car Rental Company category for 2016.


Hertz Reaches Agreement with Uber, Lyft to Supply Rental Cars

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has reached an agreement with Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft to supply their U.S. drivers with cars under specified rental agreements.


Hertz Ireland Named Best Rental Company

Hertz Ireland received the award for “Best Car Hire Company” at the 2016 Irish Travel Industry Awards.


Going Mobile: Tips to Embrace Today's Technology

When developing a mobile strategy, it's important for all rental car companies — even independents — to first create a mobile-enabled website and then consider whether a mobile app is a good fit.


When Market Engineering Goes Bad, Again

The bankruptcy of the Haggen grocery chain shows the FTC hasn’t learned its lesson.


John Tague and the New Hertz

Today’s conference call was the debutant ball for Hertz’s new CEO, in which he set the company’s direction on regaining market share, fixing Dollar and Thrifty, the threat from Uber, Hertz’s exit from carsharing, prepaid rentals and more.


Hertz Wins Traveler, Fleet Awards

The Hertz Corp. has been recognized by the fleet and travel industry across Europe and the Middle East with awards such as the 2015 Travelers' Choice for Car Rental in Italy, Spain and the U.K and the Best Car Rental Company by Business Traveller Middle East.


New York Man Faces Charges for Two-Month Late Rental

A man is being charged with third-degree unauthorized use of a vehicle after he failing to return his rental car back to Hertz for more than two months.


How Phil LeBeau Got it Wrong

The CNBC airline and auto reporter made some questionable assumptions as to the health of the car rental industry.


Thrifty, Hertz Take Top Ranks in Social Media Performance List

Engagement Labs, a technology and data company, has released a list of the top U.S. car rental companies based on their social media performance on Facebook and Twitter. Thrifty Car Rental took first place for Facebook while Hertz took the top spot for Twitter.


Hawaii Vacation Sale Includes Free Car Rental Offer

Pleasant Holidays’ Hawaii Vacation Sale includes free Hertz car rentals, reduced hotel rates and added values including complimentary breakfasts. Available for travel from May 1 through July 2015, the package must be booked by May 3.


In Memoriam: Charles Plimpton, Hertz Franchise Owner

Charles Plimpton, a Hertz franchise owner, died on Jan. 21 in Virginia Beach, Va., after a battle with cancer.


Can You Imagine A World without Rental Counters?

It’s easy if you try.


Top 10 Auto Rental News Items in 2014

As 2014 comes to an end, take a look back at the 10 most-read news stories on the Auto Rental News website.


Hertz New Caledonia Celebrates 50 Years

Opening as the first car rental company on the Pacific island of New Caledonia in 1964, Hertz has expanded to more locations and now has a fleet of 170 vehicles.


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