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2014-06-02 12:22:05

- Brian P. MacDonald Succeeds Lois I. Boyd, Who is Retiring June 30, 2014 NAPLES, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), today announced that Brian P. MacDonald, formerly Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco, Inc., has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC). As part of his responsibilities, MacDonald will lead HERC's transition into a new, publicly traded company following its planned...

2014-05-29 16:20:56

PARK RIDGE, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, today announced it expanded its Dream Cars with the introduction of three new BMW models: the 650i Gran Coupe, 650i Convertible and the M5. Joining the BMW M3 Convertible, the new BMWs are available in select U.S. markets. These sporty, powerful models join a variety of other ultra-high-end performance Dream Car vehicles including: Ferrari, Aston...

2014-05-20 12:22:00

- Summer Travel and Concert Season Kicks Off with Exciting Rental Promotions - LOS ANGELES and NAPLES, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) and the Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) today announced an extension of their strategic alliance through 2016. The alliance, which began in 2011, will bring exclusive Hertz car rental offers to Live Nation fans, and drive business to Hertz's leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment...

Light Converted To Sound For Weapons Detection, Medical Imaging
2014-05-20 03:22:07

Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan A device that essentially listens for light waves could help open up the last frontier of the electromagnetic spectrum—the terahertz range. So-called T-rays, which are light waves too long for human eyes to see, could help airport security guards find chemical and other weapons. They might let doctors image body tissues with less damage to healthy areas. And they could give astronomers new tools to study planets in other solar systems. Those...

2014-05-19 16:20:58

NAPLES, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or the "Company"), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced that it expects to issue a press release and hold a conference call detailing the Company's 2014 first quarter earnings results on or before June 9, 2014....

2014-05-19 16:20:27

New Technology and Retail Stations Improved as Hertz Redefines Car Rental Experience Around the Globe for Business and Leisure Travelers PARK RIDGE, N.J., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing reinvention of the car rental experience, The Hertz Corporation recently completed technological and logistical renovations at its Newark International Airport facility as part of a larger global effort. Making the rental experience the fastest, easiest and most valued in the industry, the...

2014-05-15 16:20:51

-- Company Donates $30K to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Renews Associate Sponsorship of Arnold Palmer Invitational -- NAPLES, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 30(th) anniversary of the Hertz-Arnold Palmer relationship, Hertz (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, is donating $30,000 to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando and has renewed its associate sponsorship of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by...

2014-05-14 16:21:29

NAPLES, Fla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) is pleased to announce that its Dollar Rent A Car licensee won the Russell J. Bruno Award for outstanding service in auto rental, one of the highest honors in the industry. Doris Cassan, recipient of the award, owns Dollar licensee locations with her husband, James Cassan, in Portland, Ore. and Seattle, Wash., including the Portland International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Doris Cassan...

shocking lucid dreams
2014-05-12 12:40:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although dreaming takes place entirely within the mind, dreamers often feel like they are living in a reality in which they have no control. However, some dreamers can reach a state in which they are aware they are dreaming and can take control of the dream – a phenomenon called lucid dreaming. While some people try to train themselves into becoming lucid dreamers, a new study in the journal Nature Neuroscience has found dreamers...

2014-05-12 08:22:50

Company's new equipment rental location in Riyadh to serve multi-billion USD initiatives in infrastructure, commercial, government, military, construction, event services and industrial sectors NAPLES, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Riyadh, the country's capital and largest city. The new location will serve...


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