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Is the Ford Mustang GT-H the world's best rental car? - Top Gear

Tue, 03/22/2016 - 09:58

Top Gear

Is the Ford Mustang GT-H the world's best rental car?
Top Gear
Apparently there's a well-worn cliché in LA, Vegas and other sunnier parts of the US . It says “how do you spot a tourist on the West Coast? They're driving the Mustang.” 'Stangs appear to be the quintessential American hire car treat, and cottoning ...
New Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H celebrates the 50th anniversary of the original Rent-A-RacerCNET
2016 Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H Marks 50 Years of Rent-a-RacersTorque News
Shelby unveils new 'Rent-a-Racer' MustangIndependent Online
autoevolution -MotoringBox (blog) -Geeky Gadgets
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Sebina: A Car Rental Guru In The Making - Mmegi Online

Tue, 03/22/2016 - 01:02

Mmegi Online

Sebina: A Car Rental Guru In The Making
Mmegi Online
In Francistown, Destiny Car Rentals is following the footsteps of Choppies and other successful businesses. With just two cars in 2008 when the company started, Destiny now has grown into a business empire that has eight different car models of various ...

Who is the woman Donald Trump tried to hire in the middle of his press conference? - Washington Post

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 19:29

Washington Post

Who is the woman Donald Trump tried to hire in the middle of his press conference?
Washington Post
In 2010, Oprah Winfrey featured her story in a segment titled “A Day in the Life of a Homeless Female Veteran,” in which Watkins documents her own struggles, living in a rented car and using hotel bathrooms, all the while while searching for a job. In ...

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New Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H celebrates the 50th anniversary of the original Rent-A-Racer - CNET

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 18:30

MotoringBox (blog)

New Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H celebrates the 50th anniversary of the original Rent-A-Racer
CNET
If you're tired of boring run-of-the-mill rental cars, news of a new Ford Shelby GT-H should be of particular interest. Ford, Shelby American and Hertz are teaming up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original Rent-A-Racer from 1966 by rolling ...
The legendary Shelby GT-H rental car returnsMotoringBox (blog)
Official: Shelby GT-H “Rent-A-Racer” by HertzMotorward (press release) (blog)

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Renting a car? Read the fine print first - Fresno Bee (blog)

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 17:04

Fresno Bee (blog)

Renting a car? Read the fine print first
Fresno Bee (blog)
A reader: My family and I plan on taking a summer trip across several states. We are going to rent a car, but I'm wondering if all rental companies are the same. With the price of gas, we definitely want something affordable. Do you recommend any ...

NWTC recognized for diversity work - Green Bay Press Gazette

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 11:47

Green Bay Press Gazette

NWTC recognized for diversity work
Green Bay Press Gazette
Students typically do not drop out of the community college because of academics, but because their car breaks down, they get evicted, they lose their job, or a child becomes ill — in other words, life gets in the way. Helping them find ways to solve ...

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5 tips for first-home buyers in today's market - CBS News

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 08:33

5 tips for first-home buyers in today's market
CBS News
In many parts of Ohio, for example, you can buy a starter home for roughly the same price as a luxury car. In Dayton ... Perhaps not surprisingly, another recent study found that most renters plan to continue renting, saying it's simply the more ...

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LOCALIZA RENT A CAR SA Webcast Presentation Now Available for On-demand Viewing: dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ... - MarketWatch

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 08:02

LOCALIZA RENT A CAR SA Webcast Presentation Now Available for On-demand Viewing: dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ...
MarketWatch
Localiza Rent a Car S.A. (bm&fbovespa:RENT3 and OTCQX) today announced that their March 17, 2016 dbVIC Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference presentation is now available for on-demand viewing.

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Dubai's Instacar: a new player in the app-based car hire market - Al-Bawaba

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 06:03

Al-Bawaba

Dubai's Instacar: a new player in the app-based car hire market
Al-Bawaba
Dubai car rental Instacar has launched a car reservations service through the company website (instacar.ae) or iOS and Android platform-enabled mobile app and select convenient locations to pick up the car. The service is the brainchild of UAE's new ...

Punching cars hurts everyone - Automotive News

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 00:06

Automotive News

Punching cars hurts everyone
Automotive News
There are drawbacks to overdoing incentives, leasing, long loans and dumping unwanted vehicles into rental fleets. But the results are fairly predictable. Excessive leases or rental cars become gluts of returning used cars. Big spiffs crush profits ...

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How GM-Lyft setup could alter ride-sharing - Automotive News

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 00:06

How GM-Lyft setup could alter ride-sharing
Automotive News
These vehicles likely would remain in the Lyft fleets far longer than GM's rentals stay on Hertz or Enterprise lots. That should allow GM to milk the Lyft revenue without having to worry about how to dispose of all of those cars returning from rental ...

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Boat-rental marketplace drops anchor in Seattle - The Seattle Times

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 23:02

The Seattle Times

Boat-rental marketplace drops anchor in Seattle
The Seattle Times
Mom-and-pop shops: Hall has boated with his family since he was a kid growing up in Central California. When the family traveled, they would rent boats. In 2012, they tried to rent a boat at a Texas lake but found that most people who rent boats don't ...

Car hire petrol costs a bit rich - CHOICE

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 20:18

CHOICE

Car hire petrol costs a bit rich
CHOICE
Such hyper-inflation at the pump can really have an impact on your travel budget, and more and more Australians are opting for domestic car-borne overnight trips these days. There were 82.3 million such trips in 2014-15, up five percent from the ...

How one woman's fashion tips got her an Instagram following of 370000 - Miami Herald

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 11:56

How one woman's fashion tips got her an Instagram following of 370000
Miami Herald
When luxury rental car company Sixt wanted to collaborate, for example, she and Gemma arranged it on that trip to Palm Springs. In exchange for each posting a photo with the car and tagging Sixt, Covington says, they drove a Mercedes C300 for four days ...

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Local robberies believed to be connected to Florida-based gang - Turn to 10

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 21:54

Turn to 10

Local robberies believed to be connected to Florida-based gang
Turn to 10
Police say they use rental cars in various people's names and that often times the females who are doing the check fraud may or may not be from the area. If they are from the area, they often don't know the people they are working for. Other suspected ...

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Old asphalt, new package point toward fine racing at Fontana - WTOP

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 16:09

WTOP

Old asphalt, new package point toward fine racing at Fontana
WTOP
“Just watch the in-car cameras. Watch what's going on: Guys have got their heads laid against the left-side headrest. You get to work here. You get to really use the skills you have as a race car driver. That's why we all started driving race cars ...

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Want to drive for Lyft? GM will rent you a car for cheap - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 12:00

Christian Science Monitor

Want to drive for Lyft? GM will rent you a car for cheap
Christian Science Monitor
The rental program is called Express Drive, and it could dramatically increase Lyft's network of drivers. That, in turn, could make the service more attractive to riders and give Lyft a leg up in its efforts to overtake Planet Earth's top ride-sharing ...
GM's new car rental program for Lyft drivers will also help make them obsoleteQuartz
GM Will Now Rent Out Cars to Lyft DriversSci-Tech Today

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What will a driverless future actually look like? - TechCrunch

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 11:00

TechCrunch

What will a driverless future actually look like?
TechCrunch
Some people own their own cars. Some people rent cars when they need them (either through traditional car rental companies or newer models like Zipcar). Some people get everywhere through ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft. Some people use public ...

Hitting the road: Tips for renting a car around the world - Huffington Post

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 12:52

Huffington Post

Hitting the road: Tips for renting a car around the world
Huffington Post
When the open road beckons, sometimes the only way to answer the call is by renting a car. Some of the world's most popular travel destinations, like Hong Kong, London, New York City, Paris, Rome and Toronto, don't require renting a car because they ...

The Woman Who Co-founded Zipcar Is Now Building 'an Internet of Moving Things' - Fortune

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 12:37

Fortune

The Woman Who Co-founded Zipcar Is Now Building 'an Internet of Moving Things'
Fortune
The sharing economy has changed the way we rent cars, and if Robin Chase has anything to say about it, it will soon change the way we use our phones and computers. Chase, cofounder and former CEO of Zipcar, is credited with helping create this new ...

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