Inside Track: January 2022 Edition

Biden Administration Moves Quickly on EV Charging Infrastructure Program Despite the fact that President Biden just signed the huge $1 trillion physical infrastructure bill into law on November 15th, his Administration is moving quickly to implement the program that...

ACRA Letter to Congressional Leaders

ACRA President Bill Plamondon wrote on behalf of ACRA to Senate Majority Leader McConnell, House Speaker Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Schumer and House Minority Leader McCarthy on April 13, 2020 with suggestions for additional federal policies to support the...

ACRA Letter to U.S. DOT Secretary Chao

ACRA President Bill Plamondon wrote on behalf of ACRA to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Chao on March 27, 2020 seeking federal assistance with car rental concession obligations at federally-assisted airports, including Mandatory Annual Guarantees and rent...

ACRA Board Letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

The entire Board of Directors of the American Car Rental Association sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on March 18, 2020 seeking assistance from the federal government for pandemic impacts on car rental industry. The letter can be read...

ACRA Peer-to-Peer Car Rental Timeline

Over the past several years, new car rental business models – including so-called “peer-to-peer” or P2P car rentals companies – have entered the car rental market. ACRA’s position is that all companies renting vehicles to the public for profit (regardless of the...