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Hard Times Ahead for the Compact SUV Segment?

Auto Rental Summit: Five Trend Lines

Taking in the seminars, discussions, and networking at the 2016 Auto Rental Summit, trend lines emerged around shifts in model mix, data protection issues, increasing labor costs, workforce engagement, and new platforms to rent cars.

October 26, 2016

6 Market Predictors for 2014

In their fourth quarter conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on fleet costs, the used car market, fleet optimization strategies and potential acquisitions. Hertz shed light on the fallout from that excess fleet.

March 26, 2014

Are We Heading to Overcapacity?

Auto manufacturers are ready to pump out more cars. But are we headed toward higher incentives and lower residuals?

January 15, 2014

7 Reasons Not to Fear the Used Car Market

You may have heard about all those lease returns coming back to the market and what they might do to residual values. It’s not as bad as you think.

July 10, 2013

6 Takeaways from the CAR Conference

At the Conference of Automotive Remarketing last week, technology, transparency and multi-platform selling took center stage.

March 11, 2013

A Good Time to Buy Used?

Fleet operators are staring at a price squeeze right now that’s going to hurt. But there are ways to mitigate the pain.

October 24, 2012

6 Predictions for the Car Rental Industry in 2012

What roles will independent car rental companies, car dealers and car-sharing technology play in the car rental industry in 2012? And will Hertz deal anew for a Dollar Thrifty merger?

December 19, 2011

Wholesale Market Drives Q3, But Will Record Rental Revenues Last?

The three public car rental companies posted healthy third quarter results last week. While the quarter was characterized by price competition, healthy volumes and fleet rightsizing, the key driver was the used-car market. But what does the future look like?

November 7, 2011