Con man faces UGA kidnap charge

...retired professor was being victimized, an Athens-Clarke County police officer wrote in a police report that $400 for a rental car to travel from Atlanta to Athens was "ludicrous" and that "a man bringing $10,000 from Michigan to repay (the...

General Motors, Hyundai, Kia issue safety recalls

...weather stops owners from taking their SUVs to dealers, it will pick up the vehicles for service. It also will arrange rental cars if parts aren't available.Dealers will replace faulty wiper motor covers that allow some electrical terminals to...

Congress weighs giveaways to auto, trucking industries, snubs changes sought by safety groups

...provisions long sought by safety advocates to require that rental car agencies and used car dealers repair recalled vehicles...transportation bill passed by the Senate in July would require rental car agencies, but not used car dealers, to make the repairs...

Best August auto sales since 2003 surprise industry

...fell slightly in part because it cut back on sales to rental car companies. GM's sales to retail consumers increased...dropped 24 percent including 38 percent fewer deliveries to rental car companies."GM's retail sales increase far outpaced...

Sentinel Offender Services, a for-profit, private probation company, is hit with another civil rights lawsuit

...enforcement officers to check for outstanding arrest warrants, according to the lawsuit.On May 8, Walker was driving a rental car with a paper tag through Richmond County when she was stopped by a deputy conducting a traffic stop. Because the Crime...

May's US sales beat forecasts

...since July 2005, according to Autodata Corp. Analysts had expected sales to fall slightly because of lower sales to rental car companies and other auto fleets.Subaru led automakers with a 12 percent sales gain. General Motors' sales rose 3...

Dublin woman wanted for not returning rental car

A Dublin, Ga., woman is wanted for not returning a vehicle to Payless Car Rental at Augusta Regional Airport.

AmEx to roll out loyalty program Plenti on Monday

...utility company Direct Energy and video streaming service Hulu.com. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which includes the rental car brands Enterprise, Alamo and National, is also joining. American Express expects the network to expand.-A CREDIT...

Report: impact of hotel tax hardest outside Atlanta

...bill passed during this year's legislative session. The lodging tax was added as a substitute for a proposed tax on rental cars that was jettisoned in the wake of complaints that it would harm Georgians needing a temporary ride while their own...

Prices rising steeply in Augusta for Masters Week

...rates by as much as 800 percent and rental-car companies tripling daily charges...prices. Whether it be hotels, rental-car centers, restaurants, gas stations...show that similar to hotel rooms, rental-car rates also spike for Masters Week...