ACRA Discusses Autonomous Vehicles at Capitol Hill

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May 17, 2017
Wyshner, Avis Budget’s President and CFO, Resigns

Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced the resignation of David B. Wyshner, president and chief financial officer. Martyn Smith, who previously served as finance director of the company's Avis Budget EMEA subsidiary, will serve as interim chief financial officer.


ACRA Discusses Autonomous Vehicles at Capitol Hill

The American Car Rental Association’s (ACRA) Mobility Task Force held a “Day in D.C.” to promote the car rental industry’s interest in the public policy debate on the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles.


Ride Hailing Continues to Top Ground Transportation for Business Travelers

According to the Certify SpendSmart Report for Q1 2017, ride hailing now accounts for 59% of all ground transportation transactions. Car rental accounts for 31% of transactions while the taxi industry only takes 10%.





Maven Expands Carsharing Service in NYC

Maven has expanded its carsharing operations in New York City. Now more than 80 vehicles are available in Manhattan for hourly or daily reservations.



Smaller Cars Bolster April Depreciation

Used vehicles increased 0.4% in value in April, as buyers boosted the value of smaller cars, which have begun to shrug off several years of heavier declines, according to Black Book.





JUCY RV Offers New Delivery Service

JUCY RV is now offering a new delivery service that will bring its RV minivan to a customer’s doorstep. Additionally, all locations, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and San Francisco Bay Area, are now providing pick-ups and drop offs 24 hours a day.


Sacramento Launches Electric Carsharing Program

Our Community CarShare Sacramento offers residents of three public housing complexes free access to electric Kia Souls. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) provided a $1.3 million grant to the program.


Seattle Adds 20 Fast Chargers for EVs

The City of Seattle has installed 20 DC fast charging locations for plug-in electrified vehicles in the ReachNow car-sharing network that was funded by a $1.2 million grant from BMW, the automaker announced.


Hertz Wins FlyerTalk Award for Best Rewards Program

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards was voted the Best Rewards Program in the Drive category across every geographic region in the world for the sixth consecutive year.


Enterprise Named No. 1 Entry-Level Employer

For the 10th time, CollegeGrad.com has ranked Enterprise Rent-A-Car as the No. 1 Entry-Level Employer for 2017.

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