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Hertz Employees Accused Of Racist Bullying On Facebook

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business

A 27-year-old black man from Maui is suing Hertz and Facebook after employees of the rental car company made racist and derogatory comments about him ...

You Could Drive One Of These On Your Next Trip

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

Do you dream of driving around in a sleek sports car, but can't exactly afford to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars for one? When you travel,...

These Companies Offer Big Discounts To NRA Members

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

It pays to be a member of the NRA. Major corporations, ranging from Wyndham Hotels to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, participate in the National Rifle As...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Planes, Trains and Cars: Cartels Take Over the Travel Industry

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 11.22.2012 | Business
Blake Fleetwood

If airlines and car rental companies want to increase market share, the big guys should have to earn it by winning the business and loyalty of their customers; not by gobbling up competitors or driving them out of business

Hertz To Recycle All Its Tires

Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Do you have any idea what happens to the tires when you junk your car? I didn’t think so. What about ...

Hertz On Demand: Travel Industry Game Changer?

Paul Brady | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Paul Brady

Why rent a car for your whole trip -- and pay to park it -- when you only need it for a day?

Good News! Car Rental Companies Agree To Stop Leasing Hazardous Vehicles

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 11.27.2012 | Money

ALBANY, N.Y. — When Cally Houck lost her two daughters in the wreck of what turned out to be a defective rental car, she thought there must be a...

Hertz: An Unqualified Success in Customer Service

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

A few weeks ago, while cruising the highways of Southern California in the Ford Mustang GT500 I rented from Hertz, I was forced to skip two unmanned t...

The Retail Revolution

Yuchun Lee | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology
Yuchun Lee

All of us have a front-row seat to watch the biggest revolution in retail shopping since department stores were first built a century ago in the center of cities. Because we, the consumers, are leading the revolution.

New Google Doodle WIll Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 02.22.2012 | Technology

On February 22, Google's homepage sports a colorful doodle that waves on endlessly. Simply click through the animation, and the story behind this styl...

Hertz Fires Muslim Employees For Praying On The Job

Posted 12.22.2011 | Religion

A few weeks after being put on suspension, more than 20 Muslim drivers were fired by Hertz for refusing to clock out before taking prayer breaks. T...

Hertz Suspends Drivers For Praying On the Job

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion

"If you guys pray, you go home." That's what Hertz shuttle driver Zainab Aweis recounted her manager as saying, according to CBS. A recent polic...

Solar Power: Competitive Business Tool

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jack Hidary

Hertz announced today it is embarking on the largest solar program in its industry.

Carlye Group Plans IPO Next Year

washingtonpost.com | Thomas Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Carlyle Group, the District-based investment giant, is saying for the first time that it will likely sell ownership shares to the public, a move t...

Hertz To Rent Electric Cars By The Hour

techcrunch.com | Lora Kolodny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hertz Rent A Car is set to offer electric vehicles at an hourly rate starting December 15th in New York City, with expansion of the service to San Fra...

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stanley Bing

I went to Slovenia. Some people get it. They say, "Oh! Goin' off the grid, huh?" or "That's pretty, right?" And they are correct on both counts.

Hertz To Buy Rival Dollar Thrifty For $1.2B

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy rival Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group for about $1.17 billion in cash and ...

Toyota Recall: Alamo, Enterprise, National Car Rental Companies Pull Toyotas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Three car rental companies said Wednesday they are pulling thousands of Toyotas from their fleets over faulty gas pedals. The Pontia...

Worst Companies To Work For: Glassdoor.com's List (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Glassdoor.com, a web forum where users share employment-related information, released the results of its survey of the best and worst companies to wor...

Ownership Is So Last Century: From Owners/Consumers to Borrowers/Lenders

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

When I get to thinking about it, the only things I want to own outright are things I want to pass along to another generation, that have personal meaning to me. Who needs the rest?

The Cartographic Crux of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

The fraught political realities on the ground that are captured in the mapmaking process lie at the very heart of the problem.

Hertz's One State Solution: Netanyahu's Rent-a-Car Ally

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

With Hertz operating in every major Middle Eastern country, one would think Hertz would recognize how utterly offensive its map is and immediately repeal its use.

January Car Sales -- a Final Reckoning Begins in Earnest ?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Until the travel business picks up and businesses in general start replacing their vehicle fleets, Detroit will be outside looking in.

Hertz To Cut Over 4,000 Jobs Worldwide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARK RIDGE, N.J. — Rental car company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said Friday it will slash its work force by an additional 4,000 jobs worldwide ...