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Rental company Enterprise testing subscription service for $1,499 per month

Subscribers can change cars four times a month

Subscribers can change cars four times a month

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Tax-free rentals of car-sharing services are in lawmakers' crosshairs

Traditional rental-car companies, which are loaded with taxes, complain loudly

Traditional rental-car companies, which are loaded with taxes, complain loudly.

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Couple say Daimler rented, then disassembled, their Tesla Model X

Mercedes parent reportedly subjected the electric SUV to extreme testing.

The Mercedes parent reportedly subjected the electric SUV to extreme testing and completely dissembled it.

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Avis tests fully connected fleet of 5,000 rental cars in Kansas City

Here's what it hopes to accomplish.

Avis will link 5,000 rental cars wirelessly to the internet and each other in Kansas City

What does travel auto insurance cover

If you've been driving for more than a few years, you probably have at least a reasonable grasp of what your regular auto insurance covers.

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Watch a skateboarder smash a McLaren's windshield

Things escalate quickly in this Colorado run-in.

Newlyweds crash rented Ferrari into a house

A young couple had an exceedingly unlucky wedding day when they crashed their rented Ferrari into a house in Burnley, Lancashire.

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2016 Ford Shelby GT-H celebrates 50 years of Rent-A-Racers

The 2016 Ford Shelby GT-H debuts at the New York Auto Show to celebrate 50 years of Rent-A-Racers with Hertz. The latest one packs sharper handling, a mean body kit, and a cat-back exhaust.

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This new transportation bill affects every driver on the road

Here's A Look At Nine Key Provisions In The FAST Act That Impact Motorists

A transportation bill enacted last week isn't just another piece of legislation. It has far-reaching implications for everyone who drives a car.

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J.D. Power study finds Millennials love rental cars

J.D. Power's latest North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study finds that enthusiasm among Millennials boosts the ratings of the whole industry. Enterprise grabs the title as the best company for the second year in a row.

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Autoblog In Cuba: How (not) to rent a car

A Frustrating Look At Scoring Wheels At CubaCar

With two CubaCar rental agencies within spitting distance of my hotel lobby, I figured renting a car to drive in Havana would be easy. Naturally, I was wrong.

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Rental cars companies forced by law to have recalls repaired

An amendment to a bill in the Senate would force rental car companies to repair recalled vehicles before handing over the keys to customers.

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Tesla Model S rentals in the UK are crazy expensive

The bad news about trying to rent a Tesla Model S electric vehicle in the UK for a day is that it will run you about $580. The good news? You get 200 free miles worth of driving. The good news? Considering British fuel prices of about $9 a gallon and fact that the average fuel economy in the UK is around 38 miles per gallon, you're at least getting around $45 worth of travel for your $580. And you're doing it in one of the most popular EVs around.

Does Dollar Rent A Car Routinely Swindle Customers Via Insurance Scam?

Elderly and foreign visitors especially targeted, according to lawsuit

Dollar Rent A Car is the subject of two class-action lawsuits that allege systematic swindling of customers via fraudulent insurance charges.

Pot Tourists Dumping Stashes At Denver Airport Rental Car Agencies

Travelers unable to bring extra weed home ditch it before heading into the airport

Car rental agencies operating at Denver International Airport are reporting tourists with extra pot are frequently handing it off to their employees or stashing their stash in the cars before they return them.

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Enterprise working with renter's insurance to cover $47k Mustang stolen from its lot

There was more than a bit of public indigence following the recent story of Enterprise Rent-A-Car billing a customer $47,000 to replace a Ford Mustang GT Convertible stolen from a Nova Scotia lot. To recap: Kristen Cockerill rented the Mustang for two days, returned it to the lot on a Sunday and left the keys in a secure dropbox only for Enterprise employees to find the car gone the next day.

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Enterprise customer billed $47k for Mustang stolen from rental lot

A weekend rental of a Ford Mustang GT Convertible sounds like a nice, relaxing way to burn some gas, but one Nova Scotia woman's two-day rental is turning into a months-long headache. In early October, Kristen Cockerill picked up the Mustang from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and she returned it the following day as stipulated by the rental contract. Unfortunately, she dropped the car off on a Sunday – a day on which the particular Enterprise office is closed – and the car ended up being st

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FlightCar carsharing program lands at LAX

Just in time for the holiday travel rush, FlightCar is expanding to the Los Angeles airport. The why-don't-you-rent-out-your-car-while-you're-away carsharing service started in San Francisco and is also available in Boston. Now the money-making scheme will be on offer at the world's sixth-busiest airport, which could mean lots of potential customers. Especially since you can now get information through the new FlightCar smartphone app, which launched yesterday.

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Hertz Penske GT latest hot Ford Mustang at the rental counter

Just a couple days after announcing the resurrection of its Rent-A-Racer program, Hertz has revealed a new car being added to its Adrenalin Collection of rental cars. To signify its new partnership with Penske Racing in NASCAR, Hertz introduced a limited-edition version of the Ford Mustang GT, officially called the Hertz Penske GT, at last weekend's NASCAR races in Daytona. If you're like us, the rental specials remind with the original 1966 Shelby GT350-H and its later homage, the 2006 Shelby G

Rental Car Customers Outraged Over Extra Charges

They didn't want insurance or waivers; they got charged anyway

Dollar Rent A Car has been charging customers for insurance they never intended to buy, a prominent consumer lawyer alleges.

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