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Car Rental’s Call to Action on Autonomous Vehicles

The car rental industry has built-in advantages to support a world with driverless cars, but it needs to take the next step in partnering with autonomous vehicle stakeholders. READ MORE

Iran — a Growth Market for Car Rental?

The second largest economy in the Middle East is poised for foreign investment, if post-nuclear deal jitters can be eased. READ MORE

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Rentals and Terrorist Activity: Time to Hone the Plan

Terrorist activity is frequently tied to a rental vehicle. In today’s heightened risk environment and the potential for terrorism from within, local operators need to hone an action plan. READ MORE

How Technology Is Addressing Car Rental Underutilization

Three new companies that don’t own fleet are renting your cars through their apps — and pulling traditional car rental into the new mobility agenda. READ MORE

"Bow to your partner." The Isuzu NPR diesel model (left, 12,000 lbs. GVWR) squares off with its gas (13,000 lbs. GVWR) counterpart.

Trends in the Low-Cab Forward Market

After a day with Isuzu, here are some thoughts on low-cab forward sales, diesel versus gas, and how hard is it to tilt that cab by hand, especially on Isuzu's new Class 6 FTR? READ MORE

How Car Rental Companies Are Not Like Airlines

The comparison comes up regarding consolidation and its ability to improve pricing — but it’s not apples to apples. READ MORE

8 Ways Fleets Are Adapting to Urban Migration

In the new mobility eco-system, goods, services, and people still need to be moved — the hard part will be figuring out how and where fleets will take advantage. READ MORE

$3 Weekly Car Rental Rates are Unsustainable

Better technology, education, transparency, and a way to show the correlation between price and customer service are needed. READ MORE

A Seminal Moment for the Global Car Rental Industry

The 2016 International Car Rental Show convened the first meeting of association directors from around the world that represented an important step to communication, problem-solving, and idea-sharing between the groups. READ MORE

For the Future of Car Rental, See China

The new “mobility service providers” in China (and India) may show us a world without rental counters first. READ MORE

Fleet Management? They Have No Clue

It’s all well and good that the general public doesn’t really understand fleet management — though there are a few situations it sure would help. READ MORE

In FAA testing today, the HorseFly drone from Workhorse Custom Chassis delivers 10-lb. packages for 2 cents a mile.

6 Trends Moving the Truck Market

Storylines that emerged at the 2016 Work Truck Show included the move to small diesel engines, “lightweighting,” the next step for telematics, alt-fuels versus cheap oil, and delivery drones — yes, drones. READ MORE

What Factors Influence Today’s Vocational Truck Body Designs?

Vocational work truck and van body makers must manage new technology, new regulations, and model redesigns at a faster pace than ever before. READ MORE

The Recall Bill Has Passed – Now Comes the Hard Part

Now that the legislation will become law, car rental operators will face many operational and compliance challenges. It’s time to work together to find solutions. READ MORE

The Ripple Effect of a Positive Customer Service Experience

They say customer service is the new marketing. A recent experience on Virgin America validates that point. READ MORE

Combatting “Until Something Better Comes Along”

For the types of employees that view the job you gave them as transitory, how do you get them to respect the job they have right now? READ MORE

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Chris Brown

Executive Editor

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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