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HERTZ REVENUES DECLINE WHILE TSA SCREENINGS JUMP

After an upward revenue trend from July to October, Hertz's total monthly revenues dropped from $233 million in October to $209 million...

GENERAL MOTORS UNVEILS NEW VEHICLE SAFETY BRAND

This new brand was created to support the automaker's continue efforts toward a future with zero crashes.

 
 
 

MANHEIM USED VEHICLE VALUE INDEX ENDS 2020 NEAR RECORD HIGH, DESPITE DROP IN DECEMBER

Wholesale used-vehicle prices decreased 0.59% month over month in December 2020, bringing the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index to 161.1,...

MASS. SUPREME COURT TO TURO: 'YOU'RE NOT GOOGLE'

In a court fight involving peer-to-peer pickups at Logan Airport, judges questioned Turo's seeking of protection under Section 230,...

 
 
 

SIXT ADDS VAN & TRUCK DIVISION HEAD TO MANAGEMENT BOARD

Sixt is responding to the increasing importance of the Van & Truck product sector and is tapping into new potential as part of its...

GM UNVEILS NEW ELECTRIC DELIVERY VAN & EV BUSINESS UNIT

General Motors has revealed a new electric delivery vehicle that will feature an estimated 250 miles of range following the announcement...

 
 
 

ACRA OUTLINES 4.0 PANDEMIC STIMULUS PROVISIONS FOR CAR RENTAL

The $900 billion pandemic relief/economic stimulus package includes MAG relief, potential CERTS grants, and another PPP loan opportunity...

ON-DEMAND VAN RENTAL TAPS FORMER GM, FORD EXEC FOR ADVISORY BOARD

Dan Grossman has been a trailblazer in the shared mobility industry, and his tenures as VP at Zipcar, COO at GM's Maven, and CEO at...

 
 
 

REPORT: RIDE-HAILING VEHICLES 'PERFECT' FOR ELECTRIFICATION

A report from the Rocky Mountain Institute found that high mileage of ride-hailing vehicles takes advantage of electric power over...

MUMBAI POLICE ARREST 2 MEN FOR ALLEGEDLY SELLING STOLEN RENTAL CARS

Jagdish Bisnoi, 23, and Mahendra Godara, 19, allegedly rented vehicles for personal work, destroyed the GPS tracking device, then would...

 
 
 

ENTERPRISE FOUNDATION, RANKEN LAUNCH COLLISION ENGINEERING PROGRAM

Designed to attract and develop entry-level talent to fill essential roles within the collision repair industry, and enhance retention...

OVERALL FLEET SALES DOWN 39% IN 2020

Total fleet sales for the entirety of 2020 - which is comprised of commercial, rental, and government sales - came in at 1,684,879...

 
 
 

OVERALL WHOLESALE VALUES ROUND OUT 2020 WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN SEASONAL NORMS

Volume-weighted, overall car and truck segments both experienced continued softening in values to round out the last full week of 2020,...

WHOLESALE VOLUME SOLD DROPS SIGNIFICANTLY IN Q4 2020, YOY

There was a significant drop in sold volume (both month-over-month, and year-over-year) in wholesale channels from September to November...

 
 
 

COX ACQUIRES DICKINSON FLEET SERVICES TO EXPAND MOBILE MAINTENANCE

Cox Automotive has acquired fleet mobile maintenance provider Dickinson Fleet Services to bolster the capabilities and geographic reach...

SAN JOSE AIRPORT MULLS INCREASING CUSTOMER FACILITY FEES

According to airport officials, car rentals have decreased by about 80%.

 
 
 

TSA RECORDS 1.3M DAILY TRAVELERS AT HEIGHT OF HOLIDAY TRAVEL

In 2019, over 2.5 million people traveled on Christmas Day.

CAR RENTAL STARTUP KYTE RAISES $9M

Kyte's monthly revenue has grown 400% since March. The company intends to expand its app-based rental system soon into Washington,...

 
 
 

M INSPECT: A BETTER WAY TO INSPECT VEHICLES FOR DAMAGE

Tracking the condition of vehicles is critical for automotive rental businesses but it can also be time consuming and fraught with...

ZIMBABWEAN CAR RENTAL CEO DIES; REFUSED TO TURN OVER GPS DATA

Impala Car Rental CEO Thompson Dondo, who died of apparent renal failure, had refused a court order to turn over GPS tracking data...

 
 
 



2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, 2022 Ford Ranger, 2022 Nio ET7: This Week's...

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, 2022 Ford Ranger, 2022 Nio ET7: This Week's Top Photos

Mercedes-Benz was spotted testing a redesigned GLC-Class. The popular SUV looks to be growing in size for its next generation, and new proportions should also result in a... Read more ...

Electric Mustang, Hummer, and.Corvette: Which icons shouldn't go all-electric?

Electric Mustang, Hummer, and.Corvette: Which icons shouldn't go all-electric?

According to a Thursday report from Bloomberg, GM is working on a program that would expand its Corvette sports-car nameplate to a brand of at least two vehicles, including an... Read more ...

Why the 2022 Subaru BRZ doesn't need a turbocharger

Why the 2022 Subaru BRZ doesn't need a turbocharger

Since the original version launched, fans have been clamoring for a more powerful version of the Subaru BRZ, i.e. one fitted with a turbocharger, a la the WRX. But Engineering... Read more ...

1990 Mercedes-Benz 560 TEL Estate by Caro heads to auction

1990 Mercedes-Benz 560 TEL Estate by Caro heads to auction

You can't get a Mercedes-Benz S-Class station wagon today, but in the early 1990s, you could buy a coach-built conversion. This 1990 Mercedes-Benz 560 TEL Estate is the work of... Read more ...

5 More Retro Hatchbacks We'd Like To See Reborn As BEVs

5 More Retro Hatchbacks We'd Like To See Reborn As BEVs

With eyebrows around the world going all ooh-la-la at the concept renders of the future Renault electric hatchback, we've identified the targets we'd like to see get an EV... Read more ...

Tata Safari Top 10 Differences Over The Harrier

Tata Safari Top 10 Differences Over The Harrier

In a set of official pictures. While the successor to the iconic Safari badge is a three-row monocoque SUV based on the Harrier, the new Safari will have plenty of bits to... Read more ...

GM plans to build EV600 electric van in Canada

GM plans to build EV600 electric van in Canada

GM announced late Friday that it plans to produce the EV600 electric van at its Ingersoll, Ontario plant, starting in late 2021. The EV600 was revealed earlier this week, as... Read more ...

2021 Mini Cooper

2021 Mini Cooper

What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mini Cooper? What does it compare to? The 2021 Mini Cooper small hatchback can be had as a two- or four-door hardtop, or in two-door form as a... Read more ...

Ford Focus ST Review: Why An Auto 'Box Kills The Magic

Ford Focus ST Review: Why An Auto 'Box Kills The Magic

Beyond being slower to 62mph, what's the new automatic Focus ST like? We drove one for a week to find out Read more ...

Ecurie Ecosse launches Jaguar C-Type continuation car

Ecurie Ecosse launches Jaguar C-Type continuation car

Jaguar has been reviving some of its most iconic models as "continuation" cars, and now a legendary Jaguar race team is doing the same. Scotland-based Ecurie Ecosse was one of... Read more ...