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    Report: GM ignition recall customers offered free rental cars with insurance
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    General Motors is gearing up to begin recalling 1.6-million cars for faulty ignition switches, and in preparation, it has struck deals with rental car agencies Enterprise, Avis and Hertz to reserve thousands of loaner vehicles to serve affected customers. The company has even dropped its policy ...

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    Report: Major car rental companies agree not to rent or sell recalled vehicles
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    Bowing to pressure from consumers and advocacy groups, major car rental companies have agreed to end the practice of renting cars that have been recalled for safety problems. Legislators are introducing a bill to the Senate that would keep recalled rental cars off the road. The bill has the ...

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    Report: Hertz offers $2.24B for Dollar-Thrifty
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    Hertz and Avis have been fighting to get their hands on Dollar-Thrifty for over a year now, with the latest volley coming from the Hertz camp. According to Bloomberg, the world's largest airport rental car company has offered $72 per share for Dollar-Thrifty, or 24 percent more than a recent ...

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    Study: Rental car companies increase customer satisfaction, Enterprise tops
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    Economists and talking heads argue endlessly about our economy on a daily basis. "It's back!," "It's almost back!" and "It's never coming back!" seem to be the leaders among the varied viewpoints we hear and read about. One sector that has apparently begun to rebound is the car rental business. ...

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    New GM incentives aimed at stealing irked Toyota owners, rental firms pulling recalled models
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    Honda dealer in Dallas, TX
    We're honestly tired of writing about Toyota and its recall-to-end-all-recalls, but the news keeps coming so our fingers get no rest. Just like the Honda dealer in Dallas that's apparently hoping to gain a few extra customers at Toyota's expense (above), General ...

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    Porsche Panamera already going to fleets, rent one from Avis in Germany
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    2010 Porsche Panamera – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Aside from four primary entry portals and four wheels, Porsche's new Panamera certainly doesn't have much in common with the Ford Taurus of earlier this decade. However, like the former queen of U.S. rental fleets, Porsche's ...

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    REPORT: Prepare to shell out a lot more for your next rental car
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    Hertz Fun Collection Chevrolet Corvette ZHZ - click above to enlarge
    The economy is in one of the deepest recessions in decades, and one pleasant side-effect of fiscal woes is that many companies are offering huge discounts to get you off the consumer sidelines. One industry that hasn't gone that ...

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    Avis wants you to Rent-A-Vette
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    We've had to endure our fair share of craptacular rental whips during our travels (Faux carbon fiber trim in a minivan? Seriously Dodge?), but making the trek from airport to hotel to auto show and back could be a bit more bearable behind the wheel of a new Corvette. That's exactly what Avis is ...

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    Avis to begin renting drivers with cars
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    For everybody that dreams of being driven around town in a Dodge Stratus by a professional chauffeur, your day has come. Enterprise may "pick you up," but Avis will take you wherever the hell you want to go too, and it'll only cost you $30 per hour to do it. For now, the service is slated to be ...

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    Avis to offer internet in cars for $10.95/day
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    Avis is still trying harder, this time offering internet in its rental fleet for $10.95 a day. Called Avis Connect, the service is launching at San Francisco International Airport and will come on line at airports in San Jose, Oakland, Los Angeles and Newark, with airport locations in Atlanta, ...

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    PSA: Top 10 rental car secrets
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    The folks over at SmartMoney.com have compiled a common-sense list of the "Top 10 Things Your Retntal Company Won't Tell You."  In point of fact, we'd reckon that most of the pointers are forehead-smackingly obvious, but that doesn't mean that it isn't worth a quick refresher, or a good ...

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