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  Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,500 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world.  
  Sixt operates in more than 2,200 locations in over 100 countries. Market leader in Germany and expanding worldwide. The largest premium car fleet of the world, with offers ranging from a small car to SUV, from electric vehicles to luxury sports cars. Limousine service offered in over 600 cities worldwide. Sixt Unlimited, the rental-car flat rate for unlimited mobility.  
  Budget Car Rental is one of the world's best-known car rental brands. Budget is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAR) which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. Budget Car Rental was founded in 1958 as a car rental company for the "budget-minded" renter. Today, as an industry leader, Budget continues to appeal to value-driven renters by offering quality vehicles and a rewarding rental experience at more than 3,000 locations in more than 120 countries.  
  Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an ongoing American success story. Their guiding principles, and humble beginning, revolve around personal honesty and integrity. Enterprise believe in strengthening communities one neighborhood at a time, serving their customers as if they were their family, and rewarding hard work. These things are as true today as they were when Enterprise was founded in 1957.
Today, their massive network means Enterprise is the largest transportation solutions provider. They offer car, truck and motorcycle rentals, as well as car sharing and car sales. They’re in over 30 countries with more than 7,200 locations.
  Payless Car Rental, Inc. is a car rental company owned by Avis Budget Group and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. While mainly a franchise system, the company owns and operates several corporate locations. Payless Car Rental, Payless Car Sales, Payless Parking and REZlink International are sister companies under the umbrella of Avalon Global Group. The Payless brand operates in North America, South America, and Europe. The company has 167 locations worldwide.  
  National Car Rental is a rental car company based in Clayton, Missouri. National was founded by 24 independent rental car agents on August 27, 1947. It has grown from 60 locations in the United States in 1947 to over 2,000 locations internationally as of 2005.
National was owned by an investment group containing William Lobeck of Tulsa, Alvin Swanner of New Orleans, and Archer McWhorter of Houston. It was later sold in 1995 at an estimated price of $1 billion. In 1996, National acquired the Canadian fleet and operations of Tilden Rent-a-Car.
National is owned by Enterprise Holdings. On August 1, 2007 Enterprise Rent-A-Car assumed control of Vanguard Automotive Group. It was purchased from Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
  Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (formerly NYSE: DTG) is a holding company for Thrifty Car Rental and Dollar Rent A Car, formed in 1990 by Chrysler and spun off in 1997. In November 2012, it was acquired by Hertz Global Holdings in a $2.3 billion deal. The company at one time also owned Snappy Rent a Car (which was sold in 1994), Eurodollar and General Rent a Car (which was closed in 1993). It is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Prior to 2009, the company primarily rented Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles within the United States, though some locations featured other brands, such as Mazda, Nissan, or Toyota. In October 2009, the company stated that it would move away from its traditional reliance on Chrysler Group vehicles, diversifying its fleet to include more brands than before.
DTAG was a Fortune 1000 company and has over 1,475 locations worldwide including more than 835 locations in the United States. In 2006, the company outsourced its IT operations to EDS. As of October 2009, the company had about 7,000 employees, 700 of them in Tulsa.
  Alamo Rent a Car is the third-largest car rental agency in the United States. Based in Clayton, Missouri, it has branches across North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. In 2007, Alamo was acquired by Enterprise Holdings, operator of the largest rental car company in North America, Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  
  Europcar is a French car rental company founded in 1949 in Paris. The head office of the holding company, Europcar Group S.A., is in the business park of Val Saint-Quentin at Voisins-le-Bretonneux (Saint Quentin en Yvelines), France.
Today Europcar operates in 140 countries covering Europe, North America, Western Asia, and Africa. Since May 2006, Europcar has been owned by Eurazeo, one of the top listed investment companies in Europe.
  Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings Inc, is an American car rental company with international locations in 150 countries worldwide. Hertz is the largest U.S. car rental company by sales. On May 7, 2013, it was announced that Hertz would relocate its corporate headquarters to Estero, just outside Fort Myers in Southwest Florida.  
  Goldcar is a market leader in holiday low cost car hire in Europe. The company, with more than 30 years of experience, currently has more than 80 car hire offices, located at major airports and tourist destinations. A wide network of customer service present in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Malta, Andorra, Morocco, Greece, Croatia, Netherlands, Mexico, Romania and Cyprus.  


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