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Jeb Lopez (center) congregates with his team at Wheelz Up, a last-mile delivery service that has...

Supply Chain Strain: Fleets Manage in the New Normal

With vehicle supply constraints and inflated prices now forecast through 2023, fleet operators are adjusting their duty cycles, fleet plans, and job management.

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“What happened to all my vehicles?” asks Joe David Pacifico of Pacifico Marple Ford in Broomall,...

Supply, Chained: Parts Shortages, Price Hikes, and Incentive Cuts

As disruptions continue to rock vehicle and parts production, fleets should plan for limited fleet supply and cost increases in the near term. But there are things they can do now to mitigate the situation.

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David Purinton of PurCo Fleet Services led a discussion with Utah State Senator Michael K....

Advocate for Your Car Rental Business: How to Get Involved & Influence Legislation

Wondering how you as an operator can help move the needle on issues impacting car rental? Here are the top tips experts shared about getting involved in car rental fleet advocacy at the 2021 ICRS — and which issues are at the forefront of ACRA’s agenda.

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Price Changes For Selective Market Classes, YOY% change August 2021

Wholesale Used Vehicle Price Trend Reverses Course in August

The sales conversion rate also increased last month and ended at a level higher than typical for August, indicating buyers have become more aggressive than they were in June and July.

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The driverless taxi pilot is set to launch in Munch next year. Riders can hail the service...

Mobileye, Sixt Plan New Robotaxi Service

The news of the collaboration to trial autonomous ride-hailing services in Munich in 2022 came at the IAA conference.

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While new variants are causing some concern, over half of GBTA members report an expected rise...

Business Travel on Rise But Variants Cause Concern

The business travel industry continues to report an overall optimism about the return to business travel, but the rise of the Delta variant and other variants has caused uncertainty and increased concern over the past month, according to a recent GBTA poll.

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Fleet Unit Sales – August 2021 Versus August 2020

Fleet Sales Fall Slightly While Rental Car Sales Come Back

August figures show sales into rental increased 118% year over year in August and are up 7% compared to the same time period last year.

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The tool is aimed at helping revenue managers eliminate manual processes with machine learning...

RateGain Launches Demand Forecasting, Pricing Platform

The new platform uses AI for demand forecasting and price optimization for car rentals using 24 indicators.

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The AI solution converts processes usually conducted by an on-site inspector, such as checking a...

Smartphone With AI Tool Can Quickly Assess Vehicle Conditions

A solution from Tractable accelerates any process in which inspecting a vehicle’s condition is required, from purchasing or selling, returning a rental or lease, to recycling parts at end-of-life.

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Rolls-Royce, Lamborghinis, Ferraris, and Bentleys will be among the rental options at Corsa HQ.

Ritz-Carlton Partners With Luxury Car Company

Guests at Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes can now rent luxury and exotic vehicles from Corsa HQ during their stay.

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Sixt Partners with Luxury Hotel Network

Sixt Partners with Luxury Hotel Network

Sixt is now the preferred partner for car rentals for customers of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH).

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KAR, CARWAVE Deal to Grow Online Marketplace

KAR, CARWAVE Deal to Grow Online Marketplace

KAR expects to be immediately profitable across its North American dealer-to-dealer platforms while enhancing its position in the highly fragmented wholesale used vehicle market.

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Former KAR Global CEO and current Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Jim Hallett,...

Automotive Remarketers Pivot To A Third Decade

The IARA Summer Roundtable conference balanced a look back at successes while confronting industry challenges ahead.

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