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June 21, 2017
Atlanta City Council Approves Rental Tax to Renovate Sports Complex

The city of Atlanta will collect auto rental taxes through 2047 to help fund major upgrades to Philips, a downtown sports and entertainment complex, which includes Philips Arena.


Uber Founder Resigns as CEO

Uber Founder Travis Kalanick has stepped down as the ride-hailing service's CEO after pressure from investors.


Used Fleet Lease Vehicle Prices Fall in May

Prices consignors booked from off-lease fleet vehicles fell 0.2% in May, but remain up 3.5% from a year ago, Tom Kontos wrote in his monthly Kontos Kommentary.





Enterprise’s Nicholson Named in Glassdoor’s Top CEO List

Enterprise Holdings employees voted CEO Pam Nicholson in at No. 21, making her the highest-ranking woman among the 100 U.S. chief executives recognized by Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards.



Hertz Receives Corporate Responsibility Award

This award honors organizations that demonstrate achievements and sustained commitment to the pursuit of corporate responsibility. Hertz currently has seven LEED green building program certified locations throughout the U.S.





Maven Gig Expands to San Francisco

Maven Gig drivers are provided access to vehicles they can use for independent gigs, such as package delivery, food or grocery delivery, and ride sharing.


Enterprise CarShare Stops Service in Chicago

Enterprise’s carsharing service is no longer available in Chicago after theft and vandalism has caused a lack of available vehicles.


Hyundai Sonata, Genesis Recalled for Parking Brake Switch

The recall, set to begin June 30, covers more than 161,000 vehicles in the 2015 and 2016 model years.


VRCG Inc. Names New Vice President/General Manager

Craig Goodman, who formerly served as director of remarking for VRCG Inc., has been promoted to vice president/general manager. VRCG Inc. is a fleet sale and rental consulting company.


Utica Plans to Open Car Rental Business

In Utica, N.Y., city zoning board members approved a plan to use the property on Oriskany Street as an auto rental business.

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