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Fearing Monopoly, Competition Commissions Investigate Grab's Uber Acquisition

Officials in two countries are investigating whether Grab's acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asia operations violates various antitrust laws.

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Alabama Senate Passes Rental Tax Bill

The bill will add a 3% tax to all car rentals and leases in Jefferson County.

Bandago Owner Tracks Stolen Rental Van, Working to Rewrite Calif. Rental Laws

After spotting a van stolen from his rental company, Bandango Van Rentals CEO Sharky Laguana tracked and reclaimed the vehicle. Now, he's hoping to make it easier for other rental operators to reclaim their stolen property.

Maui County Proposes Car Rental Tax to Fund Construction Projects

The tax would add $4.50 to the existing rental fee of $3 per vehicle, per day.

New Jersey Congressman Introduces Anti-Terrorism Rental Act

The legislation would require vehicle dealers and rental agencies to provide information to the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center to identify potential terrorist matches.

Avoiding Electronic Toll Collection Pitfalls

Recent customer complaints, class action claims, and legislation regarding car rental electronic toll collections raise the need for best practices when it comes to education and disclosures.

ACRA Works — And I've Seen It

Bill Plamondon, vice president of ACRA, reflects on his more than 40 years in the industry and how ACRA has played a role in supporting the industry, especially from a legislative front.

Duck or Unicorn: When is a Rental Car Not a Rental Car?

Peer-to-peer car rental companies claim they aren't the same as traditional car rental companies.

ACRA Practices Customer Service Skills in Politics

As a lobbyist for the car rental industry, the American Car Rental Association (ACRA) presents customer service skills when communicating car rental companies' needs and wants to government officials.

ACRA: Let's Partner in Forming Mobility Policy

As technology continues to advance, ACRA commits to being the voice of the car rental industry in shaping mobility policy, including autonomous vehicles.