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    Video: Report compares rental cars to public restrooms
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    Just how clean are rental cars? – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Rental cars don't have easy lives. They can be abused and flogged by nearly anyone who wants one, and most of the people who drive these vehicles have the "it's not my car – who cares" mentality. However, ...

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    Get your grubby hands on a Bugatti Veyron for just $25k
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    Bugatti Veyron – Click above for a high-res image gallery from our first drive
    Not all of us have over a million to spend on a new car, otherwise we'd all be driving Bugatti Veyrons, right? Or at least most of us would. So how about $25,000 – that's a bit closer, right? Well now you ...

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    Chicago Ferrari for hire with 'That Guy'
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    Ever wanted to rent a Ferrari for a special event? If you're in the Chicago area, you can get just that – with a special twist. Lucky customers can not only have a specially customized Ferrari 360 Spider at their disposal, but they also get a night out with Tony Tag! You know Tony, right? No? ...

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    Daimler's Car2Go program coming to Austin, Texas this fall
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    Last October we advised you not to hold your breath for Daimler's Car2Go program to come to America. You can breathe again. If you live in Austin, Texas you'll be able to rent a mild hybrid Smart ForTwo by the minute this fall. Austin was chosen because of its university population and its concern ...

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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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    Advantage Rent-A-Car files for Chapter 11
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    Privately-held Advantage Rent-A-Car has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is closing almost half of its locations nationwide. Punished by, of course, tight credit, the company has also suffered from higher costs and lower revenue because of reduced consumer travel (a.k.a. the ...

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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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    Kentucky man upset over rental car with bad coil
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    Over the years, we've frequented some fairly seedy rental car places, and have found more than a few unsavory items in our vehicles' nooks and crannies, doubtlessly left by previous customers-everything from a calcified cheeseburger to a headless Barbie doll. That said, Dan McBride, assistant ...

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    Volkswagen sells stake in Europcar rental car firm
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    Volkswagen is getting out of the rental car business. In a move that reminds of Ford's divestiture of Hertz last year, VW AG is selling its Europcar agency to French investment concern Eurazeo in exchange for 3.32 billion euros (about $4 billion USD). The deal includes a good amount of debt, ...

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