December 19, 2012
Nostalgia is a seductive liar.
Tags: vicarious liability, ACRA, collision damage waiver, American Car Rental Association, CDW
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)
April 20, 2011
Car sharing and car rental are both part of the solution to the public’s transportation needs. The two communities are better off fighting excise taxes—as well as vicarious liability protection and recalls—together.
Tags: vicarious liability, Zipcar, rental taxes, Recalls, excise taxes, Connect by Hertz
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, April 20, 2011 11:22 AM | » Comments(1)
March 14, 2011
During its panel at the Car Rental Show, the American Car Rental Association board worked through recall legislation, threats to vicarious liability reform and what’s next with no-show fees (let’s start calling them guaranteed reservations).
Tags: vicarious liability, Hertz, Avis Budget Group, ACRA, Recalls, Car Rental Show, Bob Barton, Sharon Faulkner, Frank Colonna, Gil Cygler, Graves Amendment, no-show fees, guaranteed reservations, anti-steering, HR 4175, safety recalls
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Monday, March 14, 2011 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
December 14, 2010
Bob Barton, president of the American Car Rental Association, asks the car rental industry for discipline, consensus and cooperation on the things that, if implemented, will benefit the industry as a whole.
Tags: residual values, no-show fee, Graves Amendment, vicarious liability
Author: Bob Barton | Posted @ Tuesday, December 14, 2010 12:00 AM | » Comments(2)
May 21, 2010
A proposed amendment to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 would overturn existing law preventing vicarious liability of renting and leasing companies. Industry associations claimed a small victory this week—but it may not be over.
Tags: vicarious liability, TRALA, motorcoaches, ACRA, Graves Amendment
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Friday, May 21, 2010 12:00 AM | » Comments(5)
Chris Brown is the executive editor of Business Fleet Magazine and Auto Rental News for Bobit Business Media. Through these publications, online newsletters, trade events and associations, Chris covers all aspects of the fleet world, including fleet management, manufacturer fleet activities, the fleet leasing industry, vehicle remarketing, rental industry news, car rental taxation and legislation as well as automotive environmental initiatives and trends.
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