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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

Guest Editorial: They Said It Would Never Pass

Gil Cygler reflects on the long journey to amend the 1989 New York state law prohibiting car rental companies to sell damage waivers and how it illustrates the power of grass-roots organization. READ MORE

7 Reasons Not to Fear the Used Car Market

You may have heard about all those lease returns coming back to the market and what they might do to residual values. It’s not as bad as you think. READ MORE

Van Envy? We’re Headed There

The release of the Nissan NV200 small commercial van represents Nissan's next step in its commercial vehicle plans. But where will it fit in the nascent cargo van wars? READ MORE

FlightCar Lawsuit Tests Regulations of New Business Models

The issue highlights the need to balance business fairness and consumer protections with the need for competition and to allow new business models to succeed. READ MORE

Fleet Incentives

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

FleetFAQ

Fleet Faq Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

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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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