May 2011

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2011 Car Rental Show: Gaining Consensus, Setting Direction

Amidst overflowing conference rooms, a reinvigorated car rental industry gathered in Las Vegas to set direction on hot-button issues such as recalls, prepaid reservations and corporate sustainability.

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Car Rental Majors: Looking Forward

Car Rental Majors: Looking Forward

On their fourth quarter and full-year 2010 earnings calls, the three public car rental companies look into the crystal ball on prepaid rentals, franchising, new remarketing channels, potential mergers and growth opportunities.

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Cheers to Irish Independence!

County Car Rentals' business consists of 65 percent tourism, 20 percent local and repeat and 15...

County Car Rentals, the largest independent car rental company in Ireland, creates opportunity in a tough economy with its own used car sales outlet and public-use gas station and car wash.

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Turning A Profit

Turning A Profit

At the 2011 Car Rental Show, four members of the Tennant Group Roundtable each presented a proven cost-reduction and profit-making idea that they have implemented in their car rental operations. Seminar attendees voted for the best idea. Can they work for you?