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What Price Safety?

The Enterprise Rent A Car decision to buy Impalas without standard side-impact airbags brings up many questions about disclosure in the process of buying and selling cars with deleted safety items. READ MORE

Tax Outrage in Rhode Island

If your car is damaged and another party is at fault, can you imagine getting taxed on the repair reimbursement? READ MORE

Is Cash for Clunkers Really "Cash Out of the Economy?"

Bob Barton, the president of the American Car Rental Association (ACRA) asks why vehicles built overseas qualify for the Cash for Clunkers program. READ MORE

Why Did Enterprise Change Its Name?

On August 3, the Taylor family announced it had changed the name of its corporate parent company to Enterprise Holdings. Is this a move to position itself to go public? Enterprise responds. READ MORE

Dollar Thrifty’s Scott Thompson Talks Refranchising, Remarketing and Recovery

News flash: Dollar Thrifty is refranchising some corporate stores. In an exclusive interview, Scott Thompson and Jeff Cerefice of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group talk about the refranchising initiative and other burning issues: debt restructuring, fleet financing, car sales and 45,000-mile rentals. READ MORE

Ford Transit Connect Gets Fleet Action in Beverly Hills

The 2010 Ford Transit Connect light-duty utility van is ready to deliver the goods. (Photos and videos included.) READ MORE

How Will New CAFE Standards Affect Fleets?

Getting to 35.5 mpg combined corporate average fuel economy will cost money, power and space. But how much? READ MORE

Embracing the 60,000 Mile Rental Car

There are signs of a philosophy shift toward higher-mileage rental cars. Are you ready? READ MORE

Smart Car Impressions - Mine and Theirs

Whether you love it or hate it or you could frankly care less, the smart fortwo turns heads. Can that image be exploited in fleet? READ MORE

Actual Car Quality versus Perceived Quality

Perception is reality. This statement is none truer than when it comes to attitudes about cars. READ MORE

How Enterprise Funds Its Fleets

Enterprise CFO Bill Snyder spoke recently with Auto Rental News on how Enterprise funds its fleets (Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car), and on the company’s outlook on the current financial market. READ MORE

Beware of the Rental Car Rally

San Francisco to Yuma in 10 hours this Friday. Is your Camry ready? READ MORE

Jim Cramer Is a Blowhard

Cramer’s rant on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” regarding General Motors crossed the line. READ MORE

A New Way to Finance Rental Fleets?

With the cost of capital at a staggering 12-15 percent today, two rental car company announcements to lease fleet vehicles provide an indication as to how deals will get done moving forward. READ MORE

July is Be Nice to Your Dealer Month

Taking your fleet-minded dealer for granted during these trying times is not an option. READ MORE

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Faq Fuel Management

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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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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