How do rental car companies make money?

Feb 10, 2014
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Instead of airport parking, some fliers now rent out their cars

Nov 26, 2013
A new company headed by 19-year-olds wants to be the Airbnb of cars.

Goodbye PT Cruiser: Will anyone miss it?

Mar 4, 2013
One of the weirdest cars of the 21st century might be the Chrysler PT Cruiser. While the novelty car lost its popularity with drivers a few years after its release, it became a staple in rental car fleets.

Avis to buy Zipcar for $500 million

Jan 2, 2013
Avis Budget Group, one of the largest car-rental companies, will merge its traditional car rental services with Zipcar's up-start model.

Rental cars scarce in NYC for Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2012
Hurricane Sandy damaged hundreds of thousands of cars, so it's been tough to find a rental in time for holiday travel.

Hertz to buy Dollar Thrifty for $2.3 billion

Aug 27, 2012
If you think you have a lot of choices in car rentals, you’re wrong. The latest deal caps a long trend of mergers. If it goes through, just three big players will dominate

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When is a rental also a test drive?

Feb 16, 2012
Toyota revs up its sales to U.S. car rental companies in an attempt to overcome years of problems that kept consumers away.

Mid-day Extra: A car rental alternative in the U.K.

Dec 14, 2011
If your car is spending most of the day sitting unused on your driveway, it could be working a lot harder to earn you some spare cash.

How is Europe affecting the rental car business?

Nov 14, 2011
Hertz CEO Mark Frissora discusses what his rental-car company is expecting this holiday season, and the impact that Europe's debit crisis is having on the company's bottom line.