A Class C RV is parked in a car park as members of the public are asked to stop traveling to the Scottish Highlands
Marine & RVs

Don’t Expect People to Stop Renting RVs in 2021

The RV rental business is experiencing dramatic fluctuations. Due to a surge in the popularity of the camper business, both sales and rentals of the Recreation Vehicle (RV) saw unprecedented success in 2020. In fact, this vacation trend isn’t likely to lose much momentum any time soon. Don’t expect people to stop renting RVs in …

three Hertz rental kiosks have no one using them.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Hertz Bankruptcy Saga Continues

Back in May Hertz, the rental car giant, announced bankruptcy. The move was largely attributed to the global COVID-19 pandemic. For the most part, people stopped traveling. Consequently, fewer people rented cars. We have covered before how we anticipated that the bankruptcy meant many of Hertz’s cars were going to invade the used car market …

RV Rental
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Don’t Have to Be Retired to Retire in an RV

RV sales and RV rentals have spiked this year, due to social distancing. Inspired families have discovered the desire to take to the open road in an effort to have fun while maintaining the appropriate distance from public spaces. RVs have it all: the comforts of home with the mobility to seek adventure. RV sales …

Hertz Special Edition engine and plaque
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Corvettes on Sale as Hertz Tries to Avoid Bankruptcy

Last week I posted that car rental behemoth Hertz might be forced to sell a lot of its automotive inventory to avert a possible bankruptcy. I also outlined how a massive sell-off by Hertz could affect used car prices. Well, there is a post by our friends at Muscle Cars and Trucks that has been published saying that Hertz is indeed …

Two black Hertz Rental Camaros
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Potential Hertz Bankruptcy Could Hurt Used Car Prices

Rental company Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., has been weathering the COVID-19 storm as best as it can. But there have been fewer people traveling during the global lockdown. Consequently, the car rental company has seen its revenue deflate in recent weeks. The lack of incoming funds it has put the company in a possible bankruptcy situation if things continue for too …

Autos

GM is Done With Its Car Subscription Service Maven

General Motors’ car subscription service, Maven, is officially donezo. Maven was essentially an app-based car-sharing service that was created to compete with the likes of Share Now and Zipcar. When it was first introduced in 2016, it was marketed as the “AirBnB of cars”. Maven members could borrow cars in their area for personal use …

Charred Remains of Cars
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Over 3,500 Rental Cars Destroyed in Fire

A fire erupted near Southwest Florida International Airport last Friday night just before 5 pm. The fire started in a grassy rental car overflow parking lot for the airport. It originally involved twenty cars. As fire crews began responding, the flames quickly spread throughout the grassy area and consumed more vehicles. Eventually, two helicopters were …

Ford dealership and service center in Khimki, Moscow Region
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Want a Test Drive on Your Own Time? Here’s How

Researching your next vehicle isn’t enough on its own. Yes, knowing how safe the Hyundai Palisade is compared to the Ford Explorer, or what standard features come with the Honda Passport—these are all important. And every SUV buyer wants a reliable machine, made by Toyota or otherwise. But while listening and watching people review cars …

A line-up of classic cars at a car show
Cars

Can You Rent a Classic Car?

Renting a classic car seems like the perfect way to experience a piece of history without having to pay the high price tag. Is it possible to rent one of these cars?