A new federal law now requires that rental car agencies fix recalled cars before they can be rented out. Continue Reading...
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A recent study has found that Millennials love renting cars. Continue Reading...
Hertz Rent-a-Car is expanding its Dream Car and Adrenaline Collection. Continue Reading...
A new survey has revealed that young adults not only want to own vehicles but are using car rentals as extended test drives. Continue Reading...
For the first time in 50 years, the number of families without a vehicle at their households in North America has increased. Continue Reading...
Traveling is expensive, especially if you opt to fly. But it’s not just airfare that hurts; parking your car while on vacation for a week can cost a small fortune. Car-sharing services could be the answer to this problem. Continue Reading...
Rental car giant Hertz is teaming with Penske Racing to offer its customers a specially-tuned version of the Ford Mustang GT. Continue Reading...
Hertz has announced its Dream Car Program, which will allow car renters the opportunity to get behind the wheel of their dream luxury or exotic vehicle. Continue Reading...
Hertz announced today that it will soon introduce its own spin on car sharing services like Zipcar and Car2Go. Continue Reading...
Automakers and auto dealerships are opposing a bill that would require rental car companies to prohibit renting of recalled vehicles until they are repaired. Continue Reading...
A bill that would require vehicles under safety recalls to be grounded from rental fleet use is being introduced again by a group of senators. Continue Reading...
General Motors is playing with a new approach to using rental cars as marketing tools by placing quick response (QR) codes incertain rental fleet vehicles. Continue Reading...
The “redneck” comedian Jeff Foxworthy used to joke about how safe of a driver his grandmother was, but as soon as she got behind the wheel of a rental car, all bets were off. It’s a commonly held belief that motorists abuse borrowed vehicles, taking out pent-up aggression on hired Impalas from Hertz. When it… Continue Reading...
Last year, major rental car companies agreed to leave recalled vehicles off their rental lots until they were repaired and now lawmakers want to make sure that everyone is on board. Continue Reading...
This year kicked off a campaign by rental car companies to prohibit the rental of recalled vehicles, hoping to create a standard amongst all the car rental firms. All the major car rental companies have now agreed to back Senate legislation to pull vehicles from the road if they’re recalled for safety defects. Continue Reading...
Rental car company Hertz is looking to the government for enforcement on the repair of recalled vehicles before they are returned to the rental lot and offered to the public. Currently, the largest rental car company in the industry has an internal policy requiring all recalled vehicles to be immediately fixed before being rented out… Continue Reading...
However, Schumer feels that the proposed system simply doesn’t go far enough. “The latest proposal by car rental companies to create a vague double-standard that defines some recalled cars as safe and others as dangerous allows these companies to shirk their responsibility to consumers’ safety,” he said. Continue Reading...
The Saturn Vue is back, but you won’t be able to buy one. That’s because the Chevrolet Captiva Sport, essentially a rebadged Vue, will only be available to fleet customers. With either a 2.4L Ecotec 4-cylinder or a 3.0L direct injection V6, the Captiva will offer an adequate powertrain for all types of customers, but… Continue Reading...
Like a lot of people, you may not be willing to take the plunge and buy an electric car. But now, you can rent one from Hertz. It was announced recently that Hertz Corp. and Smart USA are joining forces to bring the all-electric version of the Fortwo mini to Connect by Hertz car sharing… Continue Reading...
Looking to perhaps grow the Lotus name in the land of exotics, Lotus has just announced a deal with Hertz Italiana S.p.A. to offer the new coupe for rent in Italy. “I am delighted that Lotus has renewed this agreement with Hertz and we’ve been given the opportunity to make our stunning world class sports… Continue Reading...
Buying an electric car can be a tough decision to make, especially if you’ve never owned one before. EV manufacturer Coda has come up with of the perfect solution. The company has teamed up with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to add its all-electric sedan into the rental car company’s fleet. Coda will introduce about 100 sedans across… Continue Reading...
In the past, if you haven’t been picky about the rental car you’re driving, perhaps you should be. You may be surprised to learn that your rental has been recalled – so why is it still on the road? This information comes to use via ABC News, which reports these findings after a recent lawsuit… Continue Reading...
The taste of irony must be bitter for Ford Motor Co, as its dying Mercury division outsold Lincoln, Ford’s luxury division, in the month of June. Mercury sales were up 26.2% compared to June, 2009, while Lincoln sales dropped 11% in that same time period. Leading the charge was the Mariner SUV, which reported a… Continue Reading...
For several years now Hertz has offered a ‘Prestige Collection’ of high-end vehicles to rent including models from brands like Lincoln and Cadillac. The rental car company has now decided to take it up a notch by offering two vehicles from those German luxury experts at Mercedes-Benz. Both the new C-Class and GLK350 will joint… Continue Reading...