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When Renting A Car, Only Trust Yourself

Woman was charged for damages when no damage had occurred

When renting a car, the only person you can trust is yourself. That's what Christina Morales' learned after she rent a car when her's was damaged in a small fender-bender.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer Nissan Leaf rentals early next year

2011 Nissan Leaf -– Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Rental car companies 'routinely' letting recalled vehicles on the streets [w/ video]

Recalled Chrysler PT Cruiser after the fatal crash – Click above to watch video after the jump

REPORT: GM will no longer allow fleet buyers to skip out on side curtain airbags

Little known fact: fleet customers could receive a $145 discount by opting not to have side airbags in certain vehicles from General Motors. That doesn't sound like a lot of money, but when, for example, Enterprise Rent-A-Car purchased 66,000 Chevy Impalas sans curtains, the company saved nearly $10 million. It's not like omitting side curtain airbags is illegal, either, as the safet

REPORT: Enterprise sold cars after removing side impact airbags

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 standard with side-impact curtain airbags, but Enterprise chose to have the equipment removed to save the cost.

REPORT: Prepare to shell out a lot more for your next rental car

Hertz Fun Collection Chevrolet Corvette ZHZ - click above to enlarge

Rental fleet sales down last year, 2009 will be worse

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 begin 2009, rental car companies have declared they will be trimming their fleet orde

Enterprise Rent-A-Car starts "hybrid branches," bringing 100 hybrids to Denver airport

As many people know, when you're looking for a green car to rent, it isn't always easy to find a hybrid available. Enterprise Rent-A-Car seems serious about changing that and as part of an effort to create 80 "hybrid branches" nationwide, will be hosting 100 hybrids at their Denver International Airport location. If they don't encounter more difficulty actually getting the cars

Atlanta drivers will be able to rent hybrids from Enterprise

With gas prices likely heading north of $4/gallon in some areas of the U.S. this summer, Enterprise Rent-a-Car is looking to provide some relief for their customers. The biggest rental agency in the U.S. has opened four new outlets in the Atlanta area that will be specializing in greener vehicles, primarily hybrids. Enterprise expects over sixty percent of rentals from the four green outlets to be hyb

Plymouth Rock Studios to use a hybrid-only fleet with help from Enterprise

Plymouth Rock Studios, a film and television Production Campus being developed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, has decided to go green with the rental cars that will undoubtedly be required by the actors, studio execs and visitors. In order to make this happen, they have teamed up with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which has already seen

The Big-O of used car sales: Enterprise teams up with Overstock.com

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 reintroduced us to the Big-O a Christmas or two ago.