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Hertz: Customer Pain Points Should Drive Innovation
On Demand, Island Style

On Demand, Island Style

The Hertz franchise on St. Barts is giving vistors an hourly, self-service option to see the island, which in turn gives the business a competitive advantage in a crowded market.

May 8, 2017

Paths to Corporate Sustainability

Paths to Corporate Sustainability

In a new era of sustainable business practices, the three largest car rental companies share guiding principles and best practices that make both environmental and economic sense.

May 12, 2016

Hertz U.S. Revenue Down 3% in First Quarter

Hertz U.S. Revenue Down 3% in First Quarter

U.S. car rental revenue fell 3%; the company found $30 million more in accounting errors and plans off-airport store closures. Price increases are underway.

May 15, 2015

Hertz Looks to Put Troubles Behind

Hertz Looks to Put Troubles Behind

This year has been one of turmoil and change for the Hertz Corp., as it parted ways with its CEO and has yet to file a financial report in 2014.

November 17, 2014

Hertz, Avis Budget Forecast 2014

In their most recent conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on pricing, fleet costs, the used car market and fleet optimization strategies.

May 12, 2014

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.

April 29, 2011

Understanding Customer Satisfaction

Understanding Customer Satisfaction

J.D. Power and Associates’ Stuart Greif talks about the 2010 North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study, how RACs were graded and why brands achieved the scores they did.

January 1, 2011

How to Rent an Electric Car

How to Rent an Electric Car

Enterprise and Hertz are rotating the Nissan LEAF into their rental fleets. How do you rent a vehicle with brand-new technology that no one has driven before?

November 9, 2010

Majors Report Q2 Earnings

Majors Report Q2 Earnings

Dollar Thrifty again leads profit performance. Commercial business rebounds; leisure lags.

September 2, 2010

Public RACs: 2009 Report Cards

Public RACs: 2009 Report Cards

Hertz, Avis Budget and Dollar Thrifty improved earnings year over year. Expect continued—if modest—improvements in 2010.

March 1, 2010

Hertz Goes Big With Car Sharing

Hertz says it will profit from its car-sharing venture by adding standard in-car technology, exploiting untapped markets and leveraging the company’s considerable economies of scale.

January 1, 2009

In Memoriam: Fred A. Mudgett

In Memoriam: Fred A. Mudgett

Industry pioneer Fred Mudgett was a lifeline to the independent car rental operator and franchisee.

March 1, 2008

Industry Forecast 2008

Industry Forecast 2008

Rental car companies are mitigating fleet costs by transitioning to risk vehicles and increasing holding periods. Could self-service rental car kiosks be the next big thing?

November 1, 2007

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