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Avis Answers ‘Who Moved My Cheese?’

Avis Answers ‘Who Moved My Cheese?’

During its quarterly investor’s call, Avis Budget Group showed how it’s meeting demand in a dramatically disrupted environment, with insights into sourcing new local market business, the semiconductor chip shortage, and the return of corporate travel.

February 23, 2021

Car Rental Companies Persevere in Texas

Car Rental Companies Persevere in Texas

From sleeping at a branch to using a car as an office — despite having no power at home — car rental company employees in Texas weathered the storm to serve customers with resilience and determination.

February 21, 2021

Chip Shortage Is Affecting Rental Car Orders

Chip Shortage Is Affecting Rental Car Orders

Due to the global shortage of semiconductors used in automobiles, OEMs are telling car rental companies to expect “significant delays” with fleet orders. One operator has had a large order canceled outright.

January 27, 2021

Analysts Are Bullish on Avis

Analysts Are Bullish on Avis

Market watchers are pegging Avis Budget Group’s recent stock spike to the vaccine rollout. They cite the company’s ability to adjust fleet to demand, its solid financial position regarding fleet debt, and its success in removing $2.5 billion in costs for 2020.

December 29, 2020

Wheels Car Rental System Takes on Jerusalema Challenge - and Goes Big
COVID-19 Survey: Rates, Revenues, Optimism Rebound in Q3
GM, Motorq Unveil System to Streamline Fleet Order-to-Delivery

GM, Motorq Unveil System to Streamline Fleet Order-to-Delivery

Motorq’s connected car APIs enable fleet owners to identify the location and pre-delivery status of General Motors’ vehicles. The system uses OnStar technology for “surgical” enablement of data that can be stopped or started as needed.

November 18, 2020

ACRA Board Adopts 2021 Strategic Plan

ACRA Board Adopts 2021 Strategic Plan

The plan includes waiving dues for ACRA members with 399 vehicles or fewer and the creation of ACRA Army to defend the industry at the state and federal government level.

November 12, 2020

Prevailing through a Pandemic: Budget Harrisburg’s Blacktop Story
Kyte: Disrupting the Car Rental Model at the Right Time
U-Save Operator Takes to the Skies for PPE Deliveries
In Memoriam: Morris Belzberg, Budget Rent a Car Pioneer

In Memoriam: Morris Belzberg, Budget Rent a Car Pioneer

Through his marketing campaigns, government relations, and ability to manage a powerful group of franchisees, the former Budget CEO is credited with propelling the brand “into the major league of car rental.”

May 11, 2020

This Is the Oldest Car Rental Advertisement You’ll Ever See
In Memoriam: Richard Brodsky, Car Rental Industry Champion
Auto Rental News Releases Coronavirus Survey Results

Auto Rental News Releases Coronavirus Survey Results

In this survey of independent and franchised car rental operators in the U.S., 58% report a decline of gross revenues of more than 75%, with 17% reporting a 100% decline, essentially as a result of suspending operations.

April 8, 2020