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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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    Official: Enterprise to begin renting Harley-Davidson motorcycles
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    Heading to Las Vegas for a work convention? Instead of renting that midsize car (we won't name names), now you can show up Sons of Anarchy style on the back of a new Harley-Davidson. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has created a pilot program for motorcycle rentals starting with a single location in Vegas, ...

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    Report: Demand for electric car rentals unplugged by range anxiety
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    It's the hurdle that electric vehicles must clear to be launched into the mainstream: range anxiety. But this time it isn't prospective customers who worry about running out of juice, Bloomberg reports, but renters who return to car rental agencies before their lease is up and trade their EVs in ...

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    Report: Car companies dialing-in rental car test drives
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    Automakers have always known that the best way to sell a car is to put potential buyers behind the wheel. With that in mind, savvy car manufacturers have tapped into the rental car industry to entice renters – studies show they are twice as likely to buy a new vehicle within the next six ...

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    Report: 3 of 4 major rental car outfits won't pledge not to rent or sell recalled vehicles
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    In 2004, Raechel and Jackie Houck were killed when they were in a fiery accident in the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser they had rented from Enterprise. The girls' mother, Cally Houck, sued Enterprise when it was discovered that their Chrysler was the subject of a recall to repair a power steering hose ...

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    Report: Ford defends ballooning fleet sales
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    "Fleet" is sort of a dirty word when describing vehicle sales, and the Detroit Three have traditionally been quite smitten with bulk buyers. Unfortunately fleet sales have been demonized for a reason. They can adversely affect resale values, and since fleet buyers tend to expect warehouse store ...

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    Report: Hertz urges government to oversee rental car recalls
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    In the rental car industry, if a vehicle is on the lot it isn't making any money. The same is true for any vehicle in the shop for repairs, including vehicles that are recalled by automakers. That has created a bit of a conundrum for rental car companies, and the drive for profits can lead to ...

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    Report: Mazda placing QR codes on rental cars to spur sales
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    Mazda is hoping to entice rental car customers into a new Mazda6. The company is supplying the sedans to around 1,000 Enterprise Rent-A-Car locations, and each vehicle will come with a Quick Response code stuck to the dash. Renters can scan the code for more information on the Mazda6, including ...

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    Will you have to pay for returning half-charged rental EVs?
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    Enterprise Rent-A-Car will soon offer customers a variety of electric vehicle options, from the Coda sedan and Nissan Leaf to the Chevrolet Volt. Which begs an interesting question posed by our brothers-from-another-mother at Engadget – If an electric car or plug-in hybrid is returned ...

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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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    Coda EV models to be available through Enterprise Rent-A-Car
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    All-Electric Coda Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Want to drive an electric car but not ready to spend the money to own one? EV manufacturer Coda has the perfect solution for you. Coda has teamed up with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to place its all-electric sedan into the rental ...

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    Report: Rental car companies 'routinely' letting recalled vehicles on the streets [w/ video]
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    Recalled Chrysler PT Cruiser after the fatal crash – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We don't typically think of rental cars as the most well-loved vehicles on the planet, but we do expect them to be well maintained and reasonably safe. According to findings from a recent lawsuit ...

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    REPORT: Enterprise sold cars after removing side impact airbags
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    Enterprise, the country's largest car rental and fleet agency, is finding itself in hot water after purposely deleting standard safety equipment from some 66,000 Chevrolet Impalas it purchased between 2006 and 2008 for its nation-wide fleet of rental cars. The full-size Chevy comes fitted ...

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    Rental fleet sales down last year, 2009 will be worse
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    Last summer, it was the Detroit Three that were restraining themselves from dumping cars into the gaping maw of fleet sales just to boost the bottom line. Turns out they had some help with that discipline: Due to last year's events, rental car fleets shrunk by 400,000 units from 2007 to 2008. As we ...

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    The Big-O of used car sales: Enterprise teams up with Overstock.com
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    Although she might not be the spokewoman for Overstock.com any longer, Sabine Ehrenfeld is one minor celebrity we actively look for an excuse to mention. Second only to Nürburg-queen Sabine Schmitz, Overstock.com's Sabine Ehrenfeld is that super sexy, multi-talented spokesperson that ...

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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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    Enterprise sees increased rental demand despite higher gas prices
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    The New York Times interviewed Andrew C. Taylor, chairman and CEO of Enterprise Rent-a-Car, to see if he expects gas prices to affect his company's services. Taylor actually expects the opposite, predicting more Americans will be traveling on the road this summer than last year, with many demanding ...

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