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Dispelling Some Myths in the Car Rental Industry

Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

December 19, 2012

Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

Tags: vicarious liability, ACRA, collision damage waiver, American Car Rental Association, CDW

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

Should Car Sharing Get a Pass on Excise Taxes?

April 20, 2011

Car sharing and car rental are both part of the solution to the public’s transportation needs. The two communities are better off fighting excise taxes—as well as vicarious liability protection and recalls—together.

Tags: vicarious liability, Zipcar, rental taxes, Recalls, Excise Taxes, Connect by Hertz

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, April 20, 2011 11:22 AM | » Comments(1)

ACRA Panel: A Rational, Safe Way to Handle Recalls

March 14, 2011

During its panel at the Car Rental Show, the American Car Rental Association board worked through recall legislation, threats to vicarious liability reform and what’s next with no-show fees (let’s start calling them guaranteed reservations).

Tags: vicarious liability, Hertz, Avis Budget Group, ACRA, Recalls, Car Rental Show, Bob Barton, Sharon Faulkner, Frank Colonna, Gil Cygler, Graves Amendment, no-show fees, guaranteed reservations, anti-steering, HR 4175

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Monday, March 14, 2011 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Guest Editorial: All I Want for the Holidays

December 14, 2010

Bob Barton, president of the American Car Rental Association, asks the car rental industry for discipline, consensus and cooperation on the things that, if implemented, will benefit the industry as a whole.

Tags: Residual Values, no-show fee, Graves Amendment, vicarious liability

Author: Bob Barton | Posted @ Tuesday, December 14, 2010 12:00 AM | » Comments(2)

Here We Go Again: Graves Amendment Under Attack

May 21, 2010

A proposed amendment to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 would overturn existing law preventing vicarious liability of renting and leasing companies. Industry associations claimed a small victory this week—but it may not be over.

Tags: vicarious liability, TRALA, motorcoaches, ACRA, Graves Amendment

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Friday, May 21, 2010 12:00 AM | » Comments(5)

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