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Planning on Renting Your Vehicles on a P2P Platform for Gig Drivers? Be Aware of the Risks
How A Digital Key Is Transforming Corporate Carsharing

How A Digital Key Is Transforming Corporate Carsharing

At the recent Geotab Extend virtual event, Geotab’s Fabian Seithel and Tim Ruhoff of Fleetster discussed how keyless technology combined with telematics is facilitating in-vehicle deliveries, more automated pickup and return processes, and private carsharing trips with business cars.

March 29, 2021

Should My Company Mandate and Promote Driver Vaccines?

Should My Company Mandate and Promote Driver Vaccines?

This legal roadmap for transportation businesses examines employers’ obligations regarding vaccinations and employees’ right to refuse them. Related issues such as potential liability, contract worker status, ADA disabilities, and privacy are also explored.

March 22, 2021

Business Vs. Leisure: How to Better Serve a Changing Rental Customer Profile
Rental Car Companies Hit with Gift Card Scam

Rental Car Companies Hit with Gift Card Scam

Unsuspecting car rental customers are engaging with fraudulent third-party sites for supposed car rentals. Live operators encourage users buy prepaid gift cards and read the PIN over the phone to secure their “rental.”

March 9, 2021

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

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

Assessing the Ford F-150 Hybrid for Fleets

Assessing the Ford F-150 Hybrid for Fleets

Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?

January 4, 2021

Inspiring New Talent and Productivity for the Recovery

Inspiring New Talent and Productivity for the Recovery

There are recent positive trends in the car rental and travel markets, it’s your job as a manager to convey them and your positive sphere of influence to your team and those you’re looking to hire.

December 2, 2020

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

Addressing New Legal Speed Bumps for Contactless Rentals
Fleet Forward Experience Wrap: IoT, Electric Infrastructure, and the Supply Chain
Fleet Forward Experience Day 3: Removing Barriers to Corporate Fleet Electrification
Fleet Forward Experience Day 2: Ford’s Electrification and the Autonomy Trifecta
Six Takeaways from Fleet Forward Experience Day 1

Six Takeaways from Fleet Forward Experience Day 1

We learned that Tesla is a player in fleet and that autonomy is taking various paths to evolution. Digital keys and car-as-wallet technologies are driving fleet efficiencies right now.

November 10, 2020