MGM Hospitality Expert to Close ICRS

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January 18, 2017
December Wholesale Prices Fall, Up 3.9% YOY

Wholesale used vehicle prices in December averaged $10,642, which was essentially flat from the month before but a 3.9% increase over the same period in 2015, according to ADESA. Truck prices were down 0.6% in December.

MGM Hospitality Expert to Close ICRS

Bringing guest service secrets from the hotel industry to car rental, Mary Ann Sena-Edelen of MGM Resorts International will deliver the closing keynote session at the 2017 International Car Rental Show.

ReachNow to Eventually Test BMW’s Autonomous Vehicles

Steve Banfield, CEO of ReachNow, says that Seattle’s ReachNow carsharing service will be one of the first places people will get to try out BMW autonomous vehicles.

Toyota Recalls More Takata Air Bags

The recall expansion, due to get under way in February, affects approximately 543,000 additional vehicles in the U.S.

Enterprise Discusses Consumer Needs for Autonomous Vehicles

During a panel seminar at the 2017 CES (Consumer Electronics Show), Enterprise Holdings Inc. delivered a strong argument for prioritizing consumer needs.

San Francisco Evaluates Carsharing Parking Program

The city of San Francisco is reconsidering the number of parking spaces it will reserve for carsharing companies.

Users Can Now Request Uber Rides in Google Maps

With Uber’s latest integration update, users can now request a ride, see their driver en route, contact the driver, and follow their trip status all within Google Maps.

Avis Offers Loyalty Program Promotion in Florida

Until the end of January, Avis Preferred loyalty program members will receive double points for car rentals in Florida.

Enterprise Sponsors People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is the presenting sponsor in honor of the rental brand’s commitment to pick up the communities where its customers and employees live and work.

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Five Business Model Trends for 2017

As new forms of mobility take flight, the borders with traditional car rental are starting to erode.

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