Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September

...car sales were down. Sales of the Escape small SUV fell 4 percent; Ford blamed that on a sharp cutback on sales to rental car companies.GM's sales totaled 223,437 cars and trucks. Three of its four brands saw double-digit gains; Cadillac...

Augusta woman sets fire in airport parking lot

...The suspect admitted to setting the fire, the report stated, which occurred in a parking lot owned by Enterprise Rental Car.A description of what was set on fire was not provided.No injuries were reported.

Alliance wants seat at NASCAR table

...group owns 12 of the tracks.While the Race Team Alliance was developed to find ways have more buying power with hotel, rental car and insurance rates, the driving force is money.And that leads everyone back to television money.NASCAR president Mike...

2 more arrested in Agerton Lane drive-by shooting that wounded 14-year-old

...life-threatening and is in stable condition, police said Monday.A supplemental report taken late Sunday shows a rental car parked nearby was also damaged in the shooting. The 2014 Dodge Charger suffered damage to a front quarter panel, the...

When traveling, timing is everything

...morning sales calls. They rushed off for their rental cars, but I was in no hurry. My rental car would be at my hotel, which kindly sent a shuttle...forceful.)The next morning I picked up my rental car and a map.I found the book stores. (They...

NASCAR refuses to recognize Race Team Alliance

...the owners said, was to create a unified group that can work together to drive down costs, starting with hotel, rental car and insurance rates.At the same time, NASCAR is about to carve up a new $8.2 billion television contract with Fox...

Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...trade group protested: "The government does not prescriptively tell other industries ? hotels, computer makers, rental car companies ? how they should sell their products, and we believe consumers are best served when the companies they do...

Golf clubs, watches stolen from rental car

...Australian men in town for the Masters Tournament say more than $4,350 worth of golf equipment was stolen from their rental car late Wednesday.On Thursday, police met with Timothy Prest, 45, of Manly West, Australia, who told them that two...

Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...never be canceled."Mento, 53, said she uses senior discounts all the time. She recently used them for her hotel and rental car in Boston, where she was attending AARP's semi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo.Miller, the columnist...

Harsh winter sends travelers out of town

...Plus, its travel agency said that it has seen a 3 percent increase in air travel this year and a 10 percent increase in rental car reservations.AAA South also expects 2014 to be a strong year for travel, with a majority of Florida, Georgia and...