Tagged Washington D.C.
By Chris Brown , November 2016 in Legislative, Rental Operations
The American Car Rental Association convened its third annual "Day on the Hill" to discuss with legislators the issues directly affecting car rental operators today.
By Chris Brown , September 2016
Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.
September 13, 2016 in Rental Operations
Rolling out in Washington D.C. and Arlington County, the new smart fortwo vehicles include Bluetooth access, seat warmers, more truck space, and a new six-speed twinamic dual-clutch transmission.
May 11, 2016 in Rental Operations
Effective May 26, car2go members can start trips in Arlington, Va., and legally end them in Washington, D.C., and vice versa. Prior to cross-jurisdictional access, users had to start and end trips in the same jurisdiction.
May 26, 2015 in Rental Operations
Getaround’s launch in Washington, D.C. marks the first East Coast market for the carsharing service.
April 22, 2015 in Rental Operations
Enterprise CarShare has partnered with Washington D.C. Metro at its Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia Metrorail stations. Starting with 125 parking spaces at 45 Metrorail stations, Enterprise CarShare plans to expand up to 190 spaces in the near future.
September 10, 2014 in Legislative
Sharon Faulkner, executive director of the American Car Rental Association (ACRA), and several ACRA board members traveled to Washington, D.C., today to update legislators on the rental car industry and continue the fight against rental car excise taxes.
September 4, 2013
Enterprise will offer its car-sharing service to Washington, D.C. customers starting Sept. 23.
March 13, 2013 in Rental Operations
Since the company’s launch in Washington, D.C. in March 2012, car2go added 150 vehicles and registered more than 19,000 members.
October 25, 2012 in Rental Operations
Since the car sharing service began in Washington D.C., the amount of weekly trips grew from 4,200 to 6,000 due to the increase in vehicles available throughout the city.
October 3, 2012 in Rental Operations
The Hertz Corp. expanded its pay-as-you-go car sharing service in Washington D.C to serve the greater D.C. metro area. Parking spaces and vehicles are being added to surrounding cities in Maryland and Virginia.
July 24, 2012 in Rental Operations
The car sharing company reports that Washington, D.C. is the fastest growing car2go city with 8,500 new members in about three months.
June 12, 2012 in Rental Operations
Zipcar will feature a new membership option in Chicago and introduce its membership to the D.C. Housing Authority through a new partnership.
April 4, 2012 in Rental Operations
car2Go vehicles are supposed to be exempt from tickets in non-restricted spaces in car2go's 'home area' in Washington, D.C.
April 2, 2012 in Rental Operations, Green Fleet
car2go has begun deploying 250 smart fortwo cars in Portland and 200 in Washington, D.C.
March 28, 2012 in Rental Operations, Green Fleet
Successful pilot in San Francisco shows demand for utility vans among membership.
March 5, 2012 in Rental Operations
car2go will launch operations in both Washington, D.C. and Portland, Ore. in March, with additional expansion planned for cities worldwide.
February 8, 2012 in Rental Operations
With 80 new parking spots, Hertz car sharing expands in metro Washington, D.C.
Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars
As new forms of mobility take flight, the borders with traditional car rental are starting to erode.
Amazon just delivered its first package by drone in England. Will U.S. delivery fleets be able to take advantage soon?
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