Car Rental News

On hiring, Crist vs. Scott? - TBO.com

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:57

On hiring, Crist vs. Scott?
TBO.com
Scott, for example, was able to persuade Hertz, the second-largest U.S. rental car company, to move its corporate headquarters from Park Ridge, N.J., to Estero in Lee County, bringing about 700 jobs. But many of those likely will be filled by current ...

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Avis Budget Group Inc plans to invest Rs 200 crore to expand fleet - ET Auto

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:15

Avis Budget Group Inc plans to invest Rs 200 crore to expand fleet
ET Auto
When asked about the new verticals that interests the company, Gupta said: "Self drive vertical, where a person can hire a car on a per day rental basis, will see a surge with road improvement in road infrastructure, as well as expansion of technology ...

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Many Veterans Adapt to a Strange World, One With Walls - New York Times

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 00:40

New York Times

Many Veterans Adapt to a Strange World, One With Walls
New York Times
Since 2010, the Obama administration has spent $4 billion hiring thousands of staff workers, expanding social services and medical programs, and renting thousands of apartments, seeking to fulfill a pledge by Eric Shinseki, the former secretary of ...

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The Demons Of On-Demand - TechCrunch (blog)

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 16:29

TechCrunch (blog)

The Demons Of On-Demand
TechCrunch (blog)
It changed how we communicate, how we network and how we work, and today, it's changing how we hire others who do work for us. On-demand mobile apps are more efficient than clicking through Google or Yelp, ... Don't like push-button butlers? Don't ...
Are today's ondemand and local services really about catering to...Mynextfone

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INTERVIEW: Rent-your-car way to cash in on sharing economy - Express.co.uk

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:35

Express.co.uk

INTERVIEW: Rent-your-car way to cash in on sharing economy
Express.co.uk
In most cases, said Laughton, minor quibbles were resolved amicably between customer and owner and only rarely did the insurers get involved. Laughton is just revving up though and his goal is to have the UK's biggest fleet of hire cars - more than 55 ...

How Cyber Mobs and Trolls Have Ruined the Internet—and Destroyed Lives - Newsweek

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 22:57

Newsweek

How Cyber Mobs and Trolls Have Ruined the Internet—and Destroyed Lives
Newsweek
Under the heading “Anna Mayer, Do Not Hire,” a post said that anyone “thinking about hiring Anna Mayer needs to learn a few facts about her first”: Mayer “will give your workplace a bad reputation”; Mayer has health problems, violent tendencies, and a ...

Minimum Car Hire Age Criticised - Rhino Car Hire

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:25

Minimum Car Hire Age Criticised
Rhino Car Hire
The young are taking an increasing share of the holiday market and should potentially take an equal share of the car hire market but for restrictions on the age at which they can rent a car. The rules and regulations vary widely but IAM found the ...

Remote jamming incidents on the rise - Independent Online

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 07:35

Independent Online

Remote jamming incidents on the rise
Independent Online
“A parking opened right outside the car hire where I was going. I got out, locked the doors with the remote and walked inside. While I was standing there, a well-dressed chap walked in and asked staff for their price on rentals. They gave him a ...

Car Hire Reforms Counter Unfair Fuel Charges - Rhino Car Hire

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:24

Car Hire Reforms Counter Unfair Fuel Charges
Rhino Car Hire
The car hire industry has been working hard to improve its image three months after the Consumer Association's Which? magazine reported that car hire customers, especially those from Britain, were being ripped off by unscrupulous car hire agents in the ...

Transport Broker Group Launches International Wedding Car Rental Website ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:36

Transport Broker Group Launches International Wedding Car Rental Website ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Although we have experienced ups and downs in TBG, we no doubt have the best experience and industry knowledge to conquer the wedding car hire market in neighboring countries. From day one this has always been the aim, to grow and grow, evolving ...

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Responsible Younger Twenty-Somethings Unfairly Penalised by Car Hire Firms ... - Insurance News Net

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:03

Responsible Younger Twenty-Somethings Unfairly Penalised by Car Hire Firms ...
Insurance News Net
Leading road safety organisation the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has expressed concern over car hire firms putting arbitrary and strict age cap limits on users wanting to hire a vehicle. A survey by the IAM of the UK's main vehicle rental ...

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Car rentals - The Economist

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 03:46

Car rentals
The Economist
BOOTLEGGERS and bank-robbers were among the first to use car-hire firms when they got going in the 1920s. Nowadays their customers are more likely to be tired and irritable travellers, picking up the keys at an airport hire desk, lacking the energy to ...

Malawi's Car Hires Players Association in the Offing - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:15

Malawi's Car Hires Players Association in the Offing
AllAfrica.com
"So far companies that people can hire vehicles like Zoom, SS rent a car hire, Countrywide, Adams, Elvis and others have already shown interest for the grouping to be formed. "There are a lot of benefits that members will get from the association ...

Flexible Car Hire rebrands as Flexible Autos - Travel Weekly UK

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:05

Flexible Car Hire rebrands as Flexible Autos
Travel Weekly UK
Trade-only car rental specialist Flexible Car Hire is to rebrand to become Flexible Autos from today. The firm said the move was in recognition of its continued international expansion across Europe and the Middle East. The company, which is based in ...
Car rental firm re-brandsTravelMole
Flexible Car Hire rebrands to Flexible Autos as it opens Dubai officeTTG Digital

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Flexible Car Hire rebrands to Flexible Autos as it opens Dubai office - TTG Digital

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 09:21

Flexible Car Hire rebrands to Flexible Autos as it opens Dubai office
TTG Digital
“Our research suggested that the new name will be easier to remember and we believe that this change of name to a more recognizable worldwide brand will further cement our position as the UK's number one car rental supplier to the travel trade.”.
Car rental firm re-brandsTravelMole

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China Auto Rental plans to raise up to HK$3.62 billion in public offering - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 20:32

AsiaOne

China Auto Rental plans to raise up to HK$3.62 billion in public offering
South China Morning Post (subscription)
The investment pledges should help it secure demand for the offer after China Auto Rental cancelled a US$138 million US offering in 2012, citing poor market conditions. Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley were hired as joint sponsors, with China ...
UPDATE 1-China's largest auto rental firm launches up to $468 mln HK IPO-sourceReuters

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Is this the world's worst car hire horror story? - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:12

Telegraph.co.uk

Is this the world's worst car hire horror story?
Telegraph.co.uk
We were kept waiting so long at the Goldcar desk that the Portuguese owners of the villa we were renting came to the airport to find us. With their help, we eventually made it to the Goldcar car park to collect our vehicle. Here another pushy ...

Breaks on buying options, govt goes for rent-a-car - E Kantipur

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 05:16

Breaks on buying options, govt goes for rent-a-car
E Kantipur
Secondly, in view of both India and China offering all possible logistical help for the forthcoming Saarc Summit, the government saw hiring the bulletproof cars from a private car rental company as a safer bet than choosing one neighbour over the other.

Breaks on buying options, govt goes for rent-a-car - E Kantipur

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 05:16

Breaks on buying options, govt goes for rent-a-car
E Kantipur
Secondly, in view of both India and China offering all possible logistical help for the forthcoming Saarc Summit, the government saw hiring the bulletproof cars from a private car rental company as a safer bet than choosing one neighbour over the other.

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Multi-Centre Driving Holidays on the Rise - Rhino Car Hire

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:00

Multi-Centre Driving Holidays on the Rise
Rhino Car Hire
If you hire a car from Malaga Airport and want to drive through southern and central Spain, dropping the vehicle off at Madrid Airport, it's easily done but the hire car company has to get the car back to the rental location at the end of your rental ...