ACRA Testifies in U.S. Senate on Recall Bill

After introducing the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 in Senate last week, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) led a hearing on the bill yesterday in front of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance. This...

Welcome to Board Member McKenzie Spalding

ACRA would like to welcome McKenzie Spalding with Choice Auto Rental, Inc., as our newest board member. McKenzie Spalding serves as the Director of Operations for Choice Auto Rental in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Choice Auto Rental focuses exclusively on insurance...

Vehicle Manufacturers Join ACRA

The American Car Rental Association is proud to announce that the following OEM’s have joined with ACRA to support the car rental industry: Nissan/Infiniti, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Subaru of America, Inc., Chrysler Group, LLC., Mazda, and General Motors. Our car...

New Florida Law Restricts non-US Drivers

A law was passed in Florida which came into effect Jan 1, 2013. According to this law, non US residents can drive in Florida only with both a license and an international driving permit. ACRA is working with the state legislature and other stake holders to change the...

Welcome to Board Member Gary Macdonald

ACRA would like to welcome Gary Macdonald with Midway Car Rental, as our newest board member. Gary Macdonald is President and Chief Operating Officer of Midway Auto Group. Midway operates car rental, leasing, sales, and transportation businesses in Los Angeles, CA....

ACRA Membership

The American Car Rental Association was founded to better monitor and document legal, public policy, and legislative issues affecting the car rental industry. By joining the American Car Rental Association, you can make a difference by being a part of a recognized,...

Reno Airport Proposed Car Rental Tax Increase

The American Car Rental Association strongly opposes any attempt to increase the car rental tax in Washoe County. Increasing the car rental tax an additional 2% would be kicking our customers while they are already down. Under the proposal, a $30/day car rental at the...

ACRA Statement on Draft Recall Legislation

The American Car Rental Association and all of its member companies (Includes all the major entities as well as numerous independents and franchisees nationwide) are in full agreement with the proposed legislation that endorses safety requirements for car rental...

Facts About Auto Safety Recalls and Rental Cars

Introduction There are 1.6 million rental vehicles, including car-sharing in service in the United States. Our industry has a long history of providing safe vehicles for our customers. Nowhere is this more apparant than in our timely and comprehensive procedures for...