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Executive Car Rental Settles with Michigan AG

The attorney general investigated Executive for alleged violation of the state's Consumer...

The $39,500 settlement includes provisions that requires Executive to stop collecting security deposits and ensure that customers can complete a walk around of the vehicle to check for any pre-existing damages prior to leaving the lot.


Recalls Rise 13%, Affected Vehicles Fall in 2018

Manufacturers recalled 29.3 million vehicles in 2018, which was a decline from the 30.6 million...

While the number of recalls increased to 914 in 2018 as compared to 810 in 2017, the number of affected vehicles fell to 29.3 million as compared with 30.6 million in 2017, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data.


NY Budget Includes Car Rental Surcharge

If approved, the tax will be part of the 2020 budget agreement and go into effect June 1.

The fee will fund renovations to Upstate New York transit. However, the legislation does not address last year's FAA reauthorization, which includes an amendment that ensures taxes imposed at airports be levied only for airport purposes.


Utah P2P Carsharing Bill Killed

fficials say that expect to further discuss the topic of P2P taxes and fees after the...

However, last week, the Salt Lake City Council passed a law that will levy fines against people who conduct rental transactions at the airport via P2P companies, as those companies are currently not paying fees to operate at the airport.


Auto Focus

Chris Brown, executive editor of Business Fleet, Auto Rental News, and Fleet Forward, offers his...

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