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Tesla is turning on the charm after leasing and rental-car companies say the value of their fleets have plummeted, but it may not be enough: report

Tesla is offering discounts to rental and leasing firms in Europe after the value of their fleets d…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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The risky allure of WiFi Money: private jets, sports cars, and ruined investors

A motley crew of Instagram-obsessed, hustle-culture influencers made millions. In their wake, they …

Rob Price   


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A new Tesla subscription service is coming to select US cities starting at $995 per month

Kyte's Tesla Model 3 subscription aims to remove some of the headaches of car buying and leasing. A…

Tim Levin   


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Southwest's cancelation nightmare sends ripples across travel industry with rental car shortages, inflated flight prices, and ongoing delays

A JetBlue passenger whose travel plans fell apart told Insider she blamed displaced Southwest passe…

Erin Snodgrass   


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3 ways summer travel is getting cheaper despite airline chaos and sky-high inflation

Flights, hotels, and car rental costs all fell through June, offering travelers the first sign of r…

Ben Winck,Madison Hoff   


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4 out of 5 travelers say they've hit snags like soaring prices, long waits, and cancellations in 2022

Most Americans have experienced travel-related problems like high prices, cancelled plans, and low …

Tim Levin   


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Bankrupt car-rental firm Hertz' lenders are proposing a shakeup that would take a newly reorganized company public, report says

The lenders want to convert their holdings in the bankrupt firm into shares of the reorganized comp…

Shalini Nagarajan   


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A car-rental company previously owned by Hertz just filed for bankruptcy for the third time since 2008

The intertwined stories of Hertz and Advantage reveal how dozens of financial and strategic blunder…

Rachel Premack   


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Rental car prices are hitting 'record highs' during the Fourth of July weekend - see the 10 cities with the highest demand

Car-rental prices have jumped 86% compared to last year's Fourth of July as 43.6 million Americans …

Brittany Chang   


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Used car prices are finally cooling off, but it still won't be easy to buy one

The price of used vehicles barely budged last month. Even so, they're still at record highs, invent…

Dominick Reuter   


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Hertz tanks 29% on reports it could file for bankruptcy as coronavirus pummels travel industry

Hertz's business has slumped about 80% since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Bloomberg r…

Carmen Reinicke   


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Rental car companies are turning to used car auctions to regrow fleets amid a massive shortage sending prices skyrocketing

The global chip shortage is hindering rental-car companies from being able to quickly regrow fleets…

Brittany Chang   


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A 'perfect storm' is causing massive rental-car shortages, and prices are skyrocketing up to $700 a day in popular destinations

A rental-car shortage is pummeling the US and may only get worse as more people travel.

Brittany Chang   


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Hertz could file for bankruptcy as early as this weekend as the coronavirus pandemic crushes the car-rental industry

The car-rental giant could be one of the first major corporate casualties of the economic fallout f…

Tyler Sonnemaker   


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How Hawaii's rental car crisis became so dire tourists are renting U-Hauls instead

A perfect storm of vehicle shortages and travel uptick leading to even more tourists than 2019 is h…

Brittany Chang   


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Lyft is expanding car rentals across the US as the coronavirus hobbles its core rides business

Uber turned to food delivery, but Lyft didn't have that option. Instead, it partnered with a German…

Graham Rapier   


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This camper van rental company will let you subscribe to book RVs for months or even years at a time — see how it works

An annual subscription includes a fixed monthly fee, while a monthly subscription has fees that cha…

Brittany Chang   


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Tesla's massive deal with Hertz shows why Elon Musk doesn't need to advertise

Research shows getting buyers behind the wheel is the best way to promote electric cars. Hertz's de…

Tim Levin   


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Car-rental app Turo aims to list shares publicly in 2021, report says

The company isn't yet sure whether it will pursue a traditional IPO or an alternative like a SPAC m…

Ben Winck   


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How to get the most bang for your buck when shopping for used vehicles from rental car companies

Companies like Hertz and Avis are eager than ever to offload premium vehicles to buyers, but you'll…

Benjamin Hunting