From new legislative EV incentives to state and local mandates that will affect the car rental industry, operators need to start developing an electrification strategy. Operational and legal issues surrounding charging, tracking of rental cars, and data privacy must be considered.
May 11, 2021
This small van rental company in Utah just saw its best summer yet, and fall is looking even better. Owner Rich Guernsey is reaping the benefits from his self-created low-tech, contactless rentals procedure.
October 4, 2020
Independent and franchised car rental companies are adjusting to new realities during the pandemic with makeshift contactless rentals, deliveries, creative car cleaning, and goodwill to competitors. While policies are relaxed, the trick is to avoid getting burned.
June 17, 2020
Operators shouldn’t change normal procedures because they’re starting to feel the pressure to make tires roll.
May 29, 2020
With the return of the Great American Road Trip, here are steps car rental operators can take to meet these travelers’ needs and protect their fleet.
May 24, 2020
Subrogation Division, Inc. (SDI) won a recent rental car damage recovery case in federal court. Here’s how SDI was formed and became a player in a Graves Amendment case important to the car rental industry.
January 29, 2020
Cars with new accident avoidance systems can be compromised even in minor fender benders. Not handling their repairs properly could lead to increased liability exposure.
November 24, 2019
What if the car rental customer interacts primarily with the distribution channel, and the car rental company becomes more of a service provider?
October 23, 2019
Are you looking for a low-cost, high-value telematics solution? Find out what the top three impacts to telematics pricing are and what to consider when researching providers.
August 16, 2019
The 2018 data of inbound traveler volume and spending for car renters shows that total arrivals have seen a steady decline within four years. The percentage of travelers from Asia has been growing while the European traveler base has shrunk.
July 16, 2019
At the 2019 International Car Rental Show, four panelists from around the globe discussed trends in their markets. MarginFuel’s Andrew Pascoe, CEO, shared insights into the Asia Pacific marketplace.
July 12, 2019
A switch to manual background checks, combined with Mercedes GLA and CLA models on Chicago sitting on street corners and a brazen theft ring, made car2go's Chicago operation ripe for exploitation.
July 12, 2019
Making the transition to telematics is a big step that shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are the four steps you need to take before implementation can begin.
June 11, 2019
It can be a cumbersome task choosing the right GPS tracking system. Read this comprehensive guide so that you can find the right fit for you.
June 6, 2019
Rent-a-Wreck offers independent and smaller operators car cleaning advice.
October 29, 2018