European Travelers Expect Reduction in U.S. Business Travel

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March 22, 2017
Auto Recalls Reach 53.2 Million in 2016

Automakers recalled a record 53.2 million vehicles last year in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2015, 51.2 million vehicles were affected by recalls.


European Travelers Expect Reduction in U.S. Business Travel

According to a poll by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), 47% of European travel professionals expect some reduction in U.S. business travel for their company following President Trump’s executive order on travel.


Used Car Prices 'Softening,' ADESA's Kontos Says

February provided "further concrete evidence of softening" of used vehicle prices during a month that usually shows improvement from January, ADESA's Tom Kontos wrote in his monthly Kontos Kommentary.





Budget Car Rental Launches Redesigned Website

Budget Car Rental’s redesigned website includes a modern look with more personalized features such as an interactive car guide to view the latest Budget vehicles.



car2go Updates Carsharing Fleet in Columbus

car2go has announced that its carsharing fleet in Columbus will now feature the latest version of the smart model as well as new car2go technology.


National Car Rental’s Emerald Club Celebrates 30 Years

National Car Rental’s frequent renter program Emerald Club celebrated its 30th year on St. Patrick’s Day. Through the end of March, National fans have a chance to win a gift card by tweeting their favorite Emerald Club benefit.


Mobile Software Reduces Vehicle Damage Expenses

InspectionNotes from Automobile Technologies enables rental agents to perform mobile vehicle inspections by taking photos and documenting any damage on a mobile phone or tablet.


Hertz Named Rental Car Sponsor of PGA TOUR Tournament

The Hertz Corp. and the Arnold Palmer Invitational have signed another four-year partnership agreement for Hertz to be the official rental car sponsor of the PGA TOUR tournament.

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