Hertz

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Hertz and its rival Avis Budget Group have struggled over the past 12 months amid slumping used-vehicle values and weak car-rental rates

Hertz’s return to the red in the fourth quarter after a single period of profitability signals it still has work to do to pull off its ambitious turna(...)

Aer Lingus has been focusing heavily on growing its transatlantic business over recent years. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Jack Foley, the Aer Lingus executive responsible for the airline’s North American business, has retired from the carrier. Mike Rutter, the airline’s (...)

Domain squatting: buying up domains in the hope of selling them at a profit has been part of the web since the early days of those “under construction” Gifs

Almost two decades ago I began writing a regular blog called TechnoCulture. Blogging was just emerging as an online communications format, and most ea(...)

Commercial vehicle leasing is a good way of ensuring that you have a well-maintained, modern fleet on the road.

For decades, commercial vehicle leasing was seen as the preserve of those larger companies that had 20 or more vehicles on the road, but increasingly (...)

With ship staff from 60 countries, Jo Rzymowska’s job is to forge a team offering a consistently high level of service.

Jo Rzymowska is passionate about the Irish market. “I’ve always had a love of Ireland and all things Irish, and I didn’t know why. It wasn’t until I (...)

 In 2008, OJ Simpson was convicted and sentenced to 33 years’ imprisonment, with a minimum of nine years without parole for offences including armed robbery and kidnapping. He is serving his sentence at the Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada. Photograph:  Issac Brekken-Pool/Getty Images

In 1978, the car rental giants Hertz wanted to create an advertising campaign framed around the theme of speed of service. The original concept – a bu(...)

Monex chief executive and founder Frank Murphy: “Our strategy works, the figures speak for themselves”

Monex, a Co Kerry-based financial payments company that processes more than 190 million card transactions across 48 countries each year, saw turnover (...)

GoCar: The country’s largest car-sharing programme is also a lossmaker for owner Europcar Ireland. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Europcar is buying out its Irish franchisee as the vehicle rental group pushes further into car sharing and seeks to increase the number of businesses(...)

Monex chief executive Frank Murphy.

Monex, the Co Kerry-based financial payments company that processes over 190 million card transactions across 46 countries each year, recorded a 16 p(...)

You pay a premium for airport pick-ups and drop-offs, but picking up a car in a town near where you are flying into can be a real hassle and resolving problems can be more difficult. Photograph: iStock

Car hire can be very handy when you are on your holidays. It can also be very stressful and very costly if you get it wrong. For decades car-hire com(...)

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