Car Rental News For April 2009

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30/04/2009 – New car hire options in Croatia
Rental car firm globalCARS is introducing a range of vehicles and rates in the country.

27/04/2009 – SunRail future may depend on rental car tax
The future of central Florida’s commuter rail may depend on a proposed $2 levy on car rentals.

23/04/2009 – Dollar Thrifty revenues rise in first quarter
The rental car group reported an increase of three per cent over fourth quarter 2008 results.

20/04/2009 – VX Racing Team says this BTCC its last
Vauxhall announced that it would withdraw its team from the campaign when the current season ends.

16/04/2009 – TUI Travel expands into CIS and Russia
Through new joint ventures, TUI is working to establish a stronger presence in the region.

13/04/2009 – Some 1car1 assets bought by Enterprise
Administrators have sold off some of the assets of Leeds-based low-cost car rental firm

09/04/2009 – Avis to charge fee for not cancelling reservation
The rental car company has revealed that it will begin to levy a fee for “no shows”.

06/04/2009 – Dollar Thrifty credit rating cut further
Standard & Poor's Ratings has downgraded the company’s credit rating further into junk territory.

02/04/2009 – Hertz to acquire bankrupt Advantage Rent A Car
The rental car company’s $33 million offer won out over another bid.

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