Car Rental News For March 2009

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30/03/2009 – Alamo and Enterprise expansion despite recession
Although Hawaii’s visitor numbers have declined, the two companies are opening new outlets.

26/03/2009 – Hertz considers debt buyback
The rental car giant said the move would offer it breathing room with near-term debt obligations.

23/03/2009 – Car rental group launches environmental initiative
The Alamo, Enterprise and National rental car companies have jointly launched a carbon offset scheme.

19/03/2009 – UK car hire firm goes into administration
More than 800 employees at a top car and van rental company are at risk of losing their jobs.

16/03/2009 – Singapore rental company expands
Eric Cheng attributes ECG Group success to the economy.

12/03/2009 – Budget car rental in new Qatari deal
NBK Automobiles in Qatar will supply Budget Car & Van Rental with Mercedes C- and S-class vehicles.

09/03/2009 – UK seeing rise in caravan sales
Caravan sales have hit five-year highs as tight finances see more holidaymakers staying closer to home.

05/03/2009 – Enterprise buys Advantage rental car assets
Auto mogul Denny Hecker said that Enterprise Rent-A-Car will buy some of the assets of his bankrupt Advantage Rent-A-Car

02/03/2009 – Car renters complaining about older vehicles
Rental car companies are keeping their vehicles longer due to the financial crisis as frequent renters report.

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