South Carolina’s Rep. Wendell Gilliard got a bill from Avis Budget Group for more than $20,000 in vehicle damage. A police investigation discovered that an employee had taken the car after the congressman returned it and caused $20,000 worth of damage.
March 31, 2022
The court case represented 230 Hertz customers who claim they were wrongly accused and arrested. Most of the cases appear to have been created by Hertz's computer system that wasn't able to locate a car or if a customer's payment didn't go through.
March 1, 2022
As of Dec. 6, all international travelers entering the U.S. will be required to be tested for COVID-19 one day before boarding flights, regardless of their vaccination status or country of departure.
December 3, 2021
AB 901 increases all capped damage waiver categories to $25 and removes prohibition on charging for additional drivers, among other changes.
October 8, 2021
The recently passed 2022 National Defense Authorization Act plans to study the logistics and benefits of Peer-to-Peer carsharing. One operator in this space is thrilled about the news.
October 5, 2021
Following several recent events that garnered negative attention, Impala Car Rental is facing an uncertain future. Here are the highlights.
August 9, 2021
An employee of Enterprise Rent-A-Car has been arrested after allegedly arranging the theft of 11 rental car vehicles; one vehicle was later used in a homicide.
August 9, 2021
ACRA joined with a group of tourism groups to develop guidelines to help reopen some international travel to and from the United States. The association also announces new and renewing members.
August 4, 2021
State Farm recently paid out a whopping $33.7 million in claims for catalytic converter thefts, which have soared across the country since the start of the pandemic.
July 26, 2021
The American Car Rental Association’s July update also includes information on a car rental survey, updates on state legislation, and a list of new operator and vendor members.
July 12, 2021
A Houston woman is accused of renting vehicles through carsharing app Turo and using some of them in several armed robberies.
June 30, 2021
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey said that Avis Budget Group will settle claims that it overcharged the U.S. government as part of a deal to rent vehicles to military members.
June 30, 2021
At a recent Wai'alae-Kahala neighborhood board meeting, locals brought up the concern that p2p carsharing vehicles are turning the streets in rental car parking lots.
June 29, 2021
The April heist has also resulted in the arrest of 32 people so far.
June 24, 2021
Creditors to be paid in full and existing shareholders to receive more than $1 billion of value. Company on target for June 30 exit from Chapter 11.
June 10, 2021