On-demand business models are rapidly evolving as car rental, car sharing, ride-hailing, and public transport are merging into Mobility-as-a-Service platforms. Experimentation is critical to help resolve untested legal issues around data management, liability, and duty of care.
September 5, 2019
A local market franchisee chronicles the growing pains of the peer-to-peer rental concept through supplying the Turo platform with his rental cars and consulting for Turo hosts.
June 11, 2019
Have we reached the beginning of the end of car ownership? Steve Girsky, former vice chairman at GM, and Mary Chan, former president of global connected consumer at GM, share their thoughts on the near future of smart mobility.
May 22, 2019
The most significant change that has happened in the development of airport CONRACs is the need to respond to the shifting dynamics of airport ground transportation in general.
April 24, 2019
Decades of fleet management experience, a loyal customer base, ownership of vehicles, and the knowledge of how to maintain them gives today’s car rental industry a competitive edge in the emerging smart mobility space.
March 11, 2019
But can they be profitable for car rental? One operator weighs in.
February 13, 2019
The three-wheeled two-seater can go from 0 to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds, and has a top speed of 80 mph.
July 24, 2018
EZ Rent-A-Car hopes that adding a cryptocurrency reward option to its loyalty program will not only set it apart from its competitors, but create a more meaningful rewards program for its core customers.
June 4, 2018
All states have laws that govern various aspects of rental car operations. Do those laws apply to new and developing mobility models and, if so, to what extent? The answers are not clear.
May 30, 2018
With a fleet of 12 Teslas, Southern California-based Tesloop is increasing access to the semi-autonomous, zero-emissions vehicles.
May 22, 2018
Dryve, a new service renting cars to Uber and Lyft drivers, works to make the rental process as convenient and flexible as possible.
February 1, 2018
This carsharing trend in condo complexes reduces parking spaces to increase buildable units, while on-demand self-service technology makes operating a private carsharing business more cost-effective for the building owner.
November 16, 2017
While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.
September 29, 2017
Here's what the future of autonomous vehicles may look like and how transportation markets are evolving along the way.
February 15, 2017
As technology continues to advance, ACRA commits to being the voice of the car rental industry in shaping mobility policy, including autonomous vehicles.
February 15, 2017