March Prices Down for Used 1- and 3-Year-Old Vehicles

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April 19, 2017
Automaker PSA Group Starts Carsharing in U.S.

With its partner Travelcar, PSA Group’s mobility brand Free2Move has launched its first U.S. carsharing service at Los Angeles International Airport. It plans to expand to other U.S. cities.

March Prices Down for Used 1- and 3-Year-Old Vehicles

In March, prices were down 2.5% year-over-year for current and one-model-year-old units and down 2.6% for three-model-year-old units, according to ADESA. Overall, wholesale used prices were up 2% compared to February and up 1% year-over-year.

Avis Budget to Announce Q1 Results

Avis Budget Group Inc. plans to report its first quarter 2017 results after market close on Wednesday May 3.

Hertz Launches Carbon Offset Program

The new program provides corporate customers worldwide with the opportunity to reduce the carbon footprints associated with their vehicle rentals through the purchase of carbon offsets.

National Car Rental Named Rental Partner of Red Sox

National Car Rental has announced a new sponsorship agreement designating National as the Official Car Rental Partner of the Boston Red Sox through 2021.

AAA Launches Carsharing Service in California's Bay Area

AAA Northern California, Nevada, and Utah is starting Gig Car Share in Oakland and Berkeley. It will be the Bay Area’s only one-way carsharing service.

Rentalcars Connect Provides Transportation Platform to Finnair

With Rentalcars Connect's platform, Finnair customers will have access to a range of ground transportation options, including car rentals, taxis, executive transfers, buses, and trains.

Ride-Hailing Services Add Traffic to Denver Roads

According to a University of Colorado study, about 34% of people would have taken transit, biked, or walked if they hadn’t used ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft. Passengers in Denver, Boulder, and various nearby suburbs were surveyed for four months.

February 2017
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My Number One Takeaway from ICRS 2017

This year’s International Car Rental Show (ICRS) opened the door to new business models facing transportation today — yet adapting to these new technologies is not the first key to survival.

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Associate Publisher
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Executive Editor
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