rental car

Hertz Rent2Buy 3-Day Test Drive

September 14, 2012

Hertz is primarily in the business of renting cars for business, leisure and for use while the family car is at the auto repair shop. For the most part, all of their cars are acquired new from the manufacturer and stay in rental service for 12 to 18 months. The cars are regularly serviced, visually […]

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Rental Cars Are A Great Value In A Tight Used Car Market

August 27, 2012

Buying a car is a challenge for most of us. Whether you are an online shopper, prefer to visit dealerships, or would rather buy your neighbor’s car, there is always a certain element of risk. Where can you find a late model car that has been serviced regularly at a competitive price and equipped with […]

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Rental Car Recall Roulette

June 20, 2012

In October of 2004, 24-year old Rachael Houck and her younger sister, Jacqueline, we’re returning from their mother’s home in Ventura, California. Rachael lost control of her rented 2004 PT Cruiser, crashing head on into an oncoming tractor-trailer. The PT cruiser burst into flames, killing the sisters in the fiery crash. Court records indicate that […]

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Buying Hertz Rental Cars: Is It For You?

July 19, 2011

Hertz has been in and out of retail car sales several times over the past two decades. As with other car rental companies, their primary business is renting cars. However, rental rates depend largely upon the cost to own and operate their rental fleets. The largest chunk of their expense is the difference between what […]

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Buying Enterprise Rental Cars Made Easy

July 14, 2011

Buying cars directly from car rental agencies has never been easier. Changes in their relationship with the auto manufacturers have motivated the car rental agencies to become more creative in the way they dispose of their cars. Enterprise Car Sales is a division of Enterprise Holdings, the same parent company that owns Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Enterprise […]

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Buying Rental Cars: A Good Used Car Value?

July 13, 2011

For many years, car manufacturers and car rental companies have worked closely together to provide late model, low mileage cars at affordable rental prices. Car manufacturers cut good deals to encourage potential car buyers to take a “paid test drive” in their used cars. Until recently, manufacturers bought back car rentals and resold them at […]

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