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The Wrong Side of History

You’re either for the practice of allowing the selling of used vehicles with open recalls or against it. READ MORE

Is There Hope for Car Rental Rates?

Yes, Virginia, there is hope. READ MORE

Amazon’s New Delivery Model Has Implications for Fleet

Independent courier services working with Amazon.com are buying vans — lots of them. READ MORE

Is Car Rental Consolidation Inevitable in Latin America?

In light of the region’s growth potential, economic volatility, local regulation and a cutthroat rate environment are factors keeping the corporates away. READ MORE

How Will New Lease Accounting Rules Affect Small Fleets?

The move to put lease obligations on the balance sheet brings up questions on whether the change would affect a company’s ability to borrow money, its financial statements and the accounting of closed- and open-end leases. READ MORE

Why the Optimism in Car Rental?

Attendees of the 2015 Auto Rental Summit conveyed a uniformly positive outlook. In the face of the many industry threats these days, what’s up? READ MORE

Uber Vehicles and Open Recalls

New transportation modes may have built a better mousetrap, but they shouldn’t get a pass when it comes to safety. READ MORE

When Market Engineering Goes Bad, Again

The bankruptcy of the Haggen grocery chain shows the FTC hasn’t learned its lesson. READ MORE

Will VW’s Diesel Scandal Affect Values of Its Gas Models?

While brand damage is too often guided by fickle retail perception, fleet buyers and sellers — those who have been around the block in the industry — have a more tempered view of potential impacts. READ MORE

Should Auto Recalls Be Delineated by Severity?

Analyzing recall data gets us closer to an answer. READ MORE

Can Alt Fuels Survive the Era of Low-Priced Gas?

Before jumping in, fleets considering alternative fuels or power must define their use cases and tailor them to the solution more than ever before. READ MORE

Implications of Auto Manufacturers Renting Cars

Should car rental companies be worried? READ MORE

Six Must-Haves to Prevail as an Independent Rental Company

You can’t run a car rental business with the idea that you’re going to simply “rent cars.” READ MORE

A lineman for a power company in Oklahoma was in the bucket of this truck when it caught fire. He used a key fob "panic button" to alert authorities to the emergency and evacuated safely.

An Unusual Fleet Safety Story

A rural power co-op needed a way for a lineman to call for help should an emergency situation arise. Five months later, the solution was put to good use. READ MORE

This is the Auto Rental Summit Manifesto

To understand what Auto Rental Summit is, what it’s not and what it can be, read this. READ MORE

John Tague and the New Hertz

Today’s conference call was the debutant ball for Hertz’s new CEO, in which he set the company’s direction on regaining market share, fixing Dollar and Thrifty, the threat from Uber, Hertz’s exit from carsharing, prepaid rentals and more. READ MORE

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