Car Rental Customers Offered Gas Guzzlers

There was a time when most rental car customers would have welcomed an upgrade to a midsize or sedan, a minivan or an SUV, but that was before gas was "upgraded" to $4 a gallon or more. Now some customers say rental car companies increasingly try to pressure them to take the gas-guzzling bigger vehicles, even when they have reserved a compact. Car rental agencies apparently can't keep enough of the smaller, more fuel-efficient cars on lots to meet demand. Aileen Goldstein, a marketer and...Full Story
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