Hertz

Episode 11 March 06, 2023 01:14:31
Hertz
Busted Business Bureau
Hertz

Mar 06 2023 | 01:14:31

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Show Notes

If you're looking for a season finale where I nearly spit out my Diet Coke several times, this episode is for you. I'll be honest: I wrote a pretty solid script involving Hertz's century-long history with highlights including consistent overcharging, under-delivering on vehicles, becoming a meme stock, and commiting insurance fraud. However. Meg Harris is the funniest person alive and I forgot to say like half the things in my script. Is this the most research-ey the podcast has ever been? No. But I'm an entertainer, not a journalist, so this is a bangin' episode.

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SOURCES: 

-https://abcnews.go.com/Business/rental-car-place-doesnt-hold-reservation/story?id=40626341

-CASETEXT: Moretti V Hertz: https://casetext.com/case/moretti-v-hertz-corp

-https://www.forbes.com/sites/tanyamohn/2016/06/30/rental-cars-now-safer-due-to-new-federal-law/?sh=18bfc9776171

-https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-12-02/hertz-mistakenly-took-kate-klonick-for-a-ride

-https://americanbusinesshistory.org/john-hertz-his-innovations-touch-millions-but-few-know-his-story/

-https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1994/07/10/oj-and-hertz-the-rise-and-fall-of-a-rent-a-star/fcee117c-d7c1-442c-a46a-da3f3e797488/

-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Frissora

-https://www.sec.gov/enforce/33-10601-s

-https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikakelton/2019/05/02/hertz-makes-a-rare-move-by-suing-former-executives/?sh=54f8304c33e7

-https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2021/12/car-rental-shortage-covid/621068/

-https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/dec/17/hertz-car-rental-accused-customers-auto-theft 

 

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