car2go Adds Mercedes-Benz GLA, CLA to Denver Fleet

car2go has announced that its members in Denver can now drive new all-wheel-drive Mercedes-Benz CLA four-door coupe and GLA five-passenger vehicles. In addition, car2go has also expanded its Denver carsharing home area to include the following neighborhoods: Skyland, Clayton, North Park Hill, Northeast Park Hill, Overland Park, Hilltop, Belcaro, Corry-Merrill, and University Park. “Our Denver […]
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Ford’s Ride-Sharing Chariot Service Expands to Seattle

Ford has expanded its Chariot ride-sharing service to Seattle. Chariot is a crowd-sourced shuttle service that operates 14-passenger Ford Transit vans. These shuttles pick up passengers headed in the same direction along optimized routes. The shuttle service serves companies wanting to provide transportation solutions to their employees — from last-mile service, to Park & Rides, […]
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FSNA Files for Bankruptcy to Protect U-Save Brand

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA) has announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 26 in the federal bankruptcy court in Mississippi. According to the company, it did this to best preserve the value of its assets for the benefit of creditors and shareholders. FSNA is the holding company for […]
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AAA Predicts Record July 4th Travel

During the upcoming Independence Day holiday weekend, a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home, according to the “AAA Independence Day Travel Forecast,” a 2.9% increase of those people who traveled last year. With 1.25 million more travelers than last year, 2017 will be marked as the most traveled Independence […]
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Airport Van Rental Launches Franchise in Chicago

Airport Van Rental (AVR) has opened a new franchise location serving Chicago Midway International Airport.  The office is located at 4435 W. 46th St., Chicago. “We look forward to adding our new franchisees into our growing business,” said Yaz Irani, founder and CEO of AVR. “We are proud to bring years of experience that will […]
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Enterprise Opens 12 New Locations in Houston

Enterprise Holdings is opening 12 new locations in Houston by the end of 2017. To support this growth, Enterprise is also hiring more than 200 college graduates into its management training program in Houston. “The Enterprise business model was built on access to affordable transportation,” said Karl Koch, vice president and general manager of Enterprise […]
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Routes Car Rental Names New VP of Sales

Routes Car Rental, a Canadian-based car rental company, has named Bob Thunell as its vice president of sales. Thunell, a 35-year veteran of the car rental industry, has worked in executive management capacities at the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Advantage Rent A Car, and most recently at Economy Rent A Car. He will be responsible […]
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Values Stabilize After Month-Long Car Decline

Wholesale cars that have been depreciating at roughly double the rate of trucks in the past month have stabilized in the past week, according to Black Book’s June 26 Market Insights report. In the past four weeks, cars depreciated at a rate of 0.39%, while trucks depreciated at a rate of 0.18% on a volume-weighted basis, according […]
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