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7 Market Developments to Watch

So you think you’ve got 2014 all figured out? Here are seven trends in the car rental market you may not be thinking about — but should be. READ MORE

Our Hope for Advantage Rent A Car

The work for the new Advantage has just begun. READ MORE

The Silver Lining of Car Rental Consolidation

While the world concentrates on whether rental rates will rise, rates don’t rule the world. READ MORE

Greetings from the Los Angeles Auto Show

Observations on the cars, the trends, the industry and some very cool things. READ MORE

Advantage Bankruptcy: What We Know Right Now

The most recent court documents give clues as to what may have happened to Advantage Rent-A-Car. READ MORE

Finding Inspiration in South Florida

Here’s a quick hit of takeaways from the seminars, roundtables, networking and exhibit hall action at the 2013 Auto Rental Summit. READ MORE

The Death of Car Rental?

Of course, I stood up in the ballroom of 200 and refuted the notion. But then I got thinking. READ MORE

Greening Your Fleet without Alt Fuels

These initiatives are often low-hanging fruit, and they won’t cost you much, if anything. READ MORE

Five Green Trends in Fleet

The Green Fleet Conference is the hub of the universe when it comes to alt-fuels and alt-power and their realistic use in fleet. READ MORE

Should Fleet Drivers Pay Their Own Violations?

With technology aiding the ability to administer traffic fines, fleets need to address their procedures for paying them. Accountability is paramount. READ MORE

Service Dogs and Car Rental

A recent rental involving a service animal points out the need for car rental companies to know the rights of service dog owners — and the rights of the rental company as well. READ MORE

Of Friden Calculators and Library Cards

Industry stalwarts Jim Shapiro and Ken Elder share musings from an earlier time in car rental. It becomes clear that much of their wisdom is applicable today. READ MORE

Hertz San Diego Airport — the Future of Car Rental?

In San Diego, Hertz officially unveiled its new facility, along with plans for world domination. READ MORE

Car Rental at the Halfway Point: How Are We Doing?

Looking at the first half of 2013, rates are up and the used car market is down but stabilizing. Pay attention to developments that portend the long-term future of car rental. READ MORE

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Making the Case for In-House Maintenance

With a fleet of only 25 vehicles, this rain gutter installation company set up a service facility in-house and is realizing a 60% reduction in maintenance expense. READ MORE

10 Challenges to Reaping Telematics Value

Adoption rates of telematics GPS tracking systems in fleet have increased exponentially in the last five years. Here’s what fleets are going through to make the plunge and get the most out of their systems. READ MORE


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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Chris Brown

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Chris is the executive editor of Business Fleet Magazine and Auto Rental News. He covers all aspects of the fleet world.

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