The final day examined whether the car rental industry has turned the corner to meet next year’s challenges. The answer is not about the current travel outlook, which still isn’t pretty. It’s about how car rental companies are reacting to meet those conditions.
October 24, 2020
Speakers from J.D. Power outlined surprising findings related to COVID-19 while ACRA outlined a member offer and 2021 priorities. We learned how car rental rates are shaping up and to not let our guard down on Graves protections.
October 19, 2020
In a few weeks, the world seemed to teeter on its axis and then spin out of control. Today, businesses willing to evolve will be able to meet the needs of tomorrow’s travelers, while those choosing to stay put won’t survive.
October 7, 2020
The outcome may not be as negative as feared, but there’s a greater issue for car rental companies in all this.
May 27, 2020
With talk of a Hertz bankruptcy and federal bailouts still pending, where are the green shoots of a recovery for car rental, and who is best poised to take advantage?
May 13, 2020
On the road to recovery, car rental operators can look to signposts in both demand and supply. Regarding wholesale fleet values, it’s going to get worse before it gets better.
April 22, 2020
Right now, a card on the dash saying “this vehicle has been hygienically cleaned” means a lot more than a five-star user rating. Looking past the pandemic, this brief cessation of non-essential travel might produce even greater change.
March 31, 2020
When one licensee’s parking lot needed sealing, an employee came to him and said, “Can we do it ourselves instead of paying a sealing company $20,000?”
March 25, 2020
The pandemic will end, and business will roar back. But for now, operators are asking: “When do I close my office? Why are we open right now? How long can I pay 40 people?”
March 18, 2020