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Hertz was established by Walter L. Jacobs, an Illinois native, in 1918. In the beginning, it operated under the name Rent-a-Car Inc. Jacobs started the firm with just a dozen of Model T Ford Cars. Five years later, his fleet had grown to 600 vehicles that generated about $1 million in revenues annually.
The owner of Yellow Truck & Coach Manufacturing, John D. Hertz showed interest in the firm, and in 1923, he purchased it. The acquisition occasioned a name change, and the brand became known as Hertz Drive-Ur-Self System. Hertz would sell the company to General Motors three years later (1926) and then repurchased it several years later (1958) through his firm, The Omnibus Corporation.
Located in Estero, Florida, the Hertz Corporation is a subsidiary of the Hertz Global Holdings. The firm runs the Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty brands of rental vehicles in about 10,200 corporate and franchise locations. It has its operations in over 150 countries, including North America, The Caribbean, Africa, Latin America, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. The Hertz prides itself in being the second biggest rental company in the world. It is also … Read the rest Read More »