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Renting hell in New York City: how my hoarder landlady ruined my life - The Guardian

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 08:00

The Guardian

Renting hell in New York City: how my hoarder landlady ruined my life
The Guardian
The car ride was traumatic – she moaned like a dying animal, screaming that she would never go to an ER. But when the urgent care physician quickly recognized that she was was within hours of dying, they threw her in an ambulance for the nearest hospital.

LOOK: Going off the grid - Lawrence Journal World

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 01:05

Lawrence Journal World

LOOK: Going off the grid
Lawrence Journal World
Thompson's abode, about the size of a small one-car garage or a large garden shed, is actually owned by a couple of organic farmers in southern Jefferson County who offered the living space to him rent free in exchange for his help with some tasks ...

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The weird, lonely life of an auto-show model - New York Post

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 11:49

New York Post

The weird, lonely life of an auto-show model
New York Post
Back when Smith, 26, was a finance-data analyst in Orlando, she dreamed of a job that would allow her to travel. On the auto-show circuit, she got her wish; before New York, she was in Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago. Toyota, like most car makers, throws a ...

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The great $15/hour lie: Workers don't have to wait to earn a living wage - Salon

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 07:00

The great $15/hour lie: Workers don't have to wait to earn a living wage
Salon
But lost in the headlines is the reality that because of phase-in schedules, workers won't actually see $15/hour in their pay for three, five or even seven years—at which point the buying power will have been eroded by rent hikes and the rising cost ...

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50 Available Jobs In and Near Naugatuck - Patch.com

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 11:10

50 Available Jobs In and Near Naugatuck
Patch.com
Some of the companies hiring include: YMCA, JC Penney, Macy's, Barnes and Noble, and many more. .... Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group - Waterbury, CTJoin the World's Largest Car Rental Company as a Branch Manager Trainee!

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Ford beats GM in March with high fleet sales - USA TODAY

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:41

USA TODAY

Ford beats GM in March with high fleet sales
USA TODAY
LaNeve said on a conference call that Ford's high car-rental-company sales during the first quarter were largely a function of order timing and do not reflect a strategic shift. Rental cars represented 17% of Ford sales in March, compared to 12% a year ...
March was best US auto sales month in 10 yearsThe Killeen Daily Herald
Ford Rides a Fleet-Sales Jump to Post a Sales IncreaseMotley Fool
US auto sales headed toward best month in 10 yearsnwitimes.com

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Why the Gig Economy Is Sputtering - Huffington Post

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:18

Huffington Post

Why the Gig Economy Is Sputtering
Huffington Post
Its chefs mass-produced its limited menu of meals, and cars equipped with warming cases delivered the goods, aiming for “sub-10 minute delivery of sub-$10 meals.” ... My favorite example is SnapGoods, which is still cited today by many journalists who ...

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Rent a car for $2 an hour: Tribecar offers short-term rental service, allows hirers to offer paid rides - The Straits Times

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 17:02

The Straits Times

Rent a car for $2 an hour: Tribecar offers short-term rental service, allows hirers to offer paid rides
The Straits Times
It is a car-rental, car-sharing and chauffeur service all rolled into one - and it is shaping up to be another rival to traditional taxi operations. Two-month-old Tribecar, set up by a family which runs Malaysian conglomerate Insas, is offering short ...

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Affordable Model 3 is Tesla's biggest test yet - Arizona Daily Star

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 09:12

Arizona Daily Star

Affordable Model 3 is Tesla's biggest test yet
Arizona Daily Star
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors built its reputation making sporty, sexy and very expensive electric cars. It's staking its future on something more affordable. ... Either way, the Model 3 is already changing the industry, spurring competitors to speed ...
A Lot Riding on Tesla's Model 3 UnveilingWall Street Journal

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Indonesia threatens to ban ride-hailing apps - Financial Times

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 21:52

Financial Times

Indonesia threatens to ban ride-hailing apps
Financial Times
“They just cannot hire any car owners on the street and ask them to operate their private cars as public transportation — they just cannot.” According to the transport minister, ride-hailing apps will be allowed to register as taxi operators in ...

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Save 35% on car hire worldwide - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:35

Telegraph.co.uk

Save 35% on car hire worldwide
Telegraph.co.uk
One of the UK's largest car rental companies, Affordable Car Hire provides pick-ups from more than 30,000 locations worldwide and is committed to offering excellent customer service. How to claim. Click here and enter discount code 'telegraph35' to ...

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Save 35% on car hire worldwide - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Save 35% on car hire worldwide
Telegraph.co.uk
One of the UK's largest car rental companies, Affordable Car Hire provides pick-ups from more than 30,000 locations worldwide and is committed to offering excellent customer service. How to claim. See the newspaper on Saturday, April 2, 2016 ...

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The inside story of the Paris and Brussels attacks - CNN International

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 09:15

CNN International

The inside story of the Paris and Brussels attacks
CNN International
At the moment of the first blast, Bilal Hadfi, the young Belgian member of the stadium attack team, was still on the phone with Abaaoud, the plot ringleader, who was impatiently maneuvering his Seat rental car through the traffic on Rue Bichat to get ...

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National Car Rental expands priority service to Dublin Airport - BreakingNews.ie

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 07:54

BreakingNews.ie

National Car Rental expands priority service to Dublin Airport
BreakingNews.ie
Rob Ingram, head of European business rental for National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, said: “Priority Service allows frequent business travellers to receive exactly the kind of service they want from their car hire provider – fast, smooth and ...

The World's Best Travel Websites - Forbes

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 23:39

Forbes

The World's Best Travel Websites
Forbes
Not only has the industry itself benefited from these recent technological advancements such as GPS in rental cars, Wifi on airplanes, and computerized hotel door locks for example, but the consumers have as well through the rise of countless travel ...

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Tips to save money on your next rental car - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 15:42

Yahoo Finance

Tips to save money on your next rental car
Yahoo Finance
For instance, renting a standard car from Avis at the St. Louis International airport costs $171 for a weekend rental. The exact same car will cost you $102 from an off-site Avis location that's just a 10-minute drive from the airport. After ...

Portland man leads police on high-speed chase from Freeport to Standish - Press Herald

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 12:49

Press Herald

Portland man leads police on high-speed chase from Freeport to Standish
Press Herald
The car was later tracked to the Gorham-Standish area and troopers and Cumberland County Sheriff's Office deputies followed Ireland onto Route 35. The chase ended when deputies deployed spike mats that deflated Ireland's tires. The car, a rental from ...

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Man gets free holidays and car rentals after changing his surname to 'Null' - Daily Mail

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 09:11

Daily Mail

Man gets free holidays and car rentals after changing his surname to 'Null'
Daily Mail
As a result, he has stayed at several hotels for free, rented two hire cars without any extra cost and even dodged costly dental treatment. The IT manager revealed the trick on a thread on Reddit where he goes by the username koalahumper, saying: 'I ...
Man changes his name to Raven Felix Null and gets hotel stays and rental cars freeMetro

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Dubai's U Drive suspends per-minute car rentals - Gulf Business News

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 04:18

Gulf Business News

Dubai's U Drive suspends per-minute car rentals
Gulf Business News
“We would like to inform you that at the time being, U Drive can offer car-rental service on a daily basis only, the previously offered service per-minute car rental scheme is currently put on hold until certain logistical, regulatory, and ...
Dubai per-minute car rental app put on holdZawya (registration)

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Nashville Thieves Rent a Car and Then Sell It at McDonalds - Daily Beast

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 01:03

Daily Beast

Nashville Thieves Rent a Car and Then Sell It at McDonalds
Daily Beast
When asked whether they would keep tabs on future vehicle thefts, or implement new anti-theft policies, Enterprise Rent-a-Car said it would leave crime prevention to the police. Enterprise is “not going to have some kind of database of vehicles sold on ...

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