Car Rental Stocks Will Drive You Off the Road

After 18 months of letting potential buyers kick its tires, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group announced that it's no longer for sale. This is bad news for Hertz, which seemed to be the last bidder standing after Avis Budget dropped out. The operators' loss is naturally the consumers' gain, and trends look ominous for this industry going forward.

Hertz Announces Online Marketplace for Used Cars

Hertz Corporation (HTZ) announced the launch of an online marketplace to help used-car dealers purchase vehicles from its fleet. The Dealer Direct program will provide dealers with real-time information on available vehicles, Hertz said in a statement. Dealers can purchase the cars directly from Hertz, resulting in lower prices, the company said.

Free Hertz weekend day car rental

Hertz is giving away a free weekend day car rental with no strings attached at participating Hertz locations. No need to rent it for another day, or...