Rental-car companies agree not to rent recalled vehicles

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    http://www.dispatch.com/content/sto...nies-agree-not-to-rent-recalled-vehicles.html

    The four largest U.S. rental-car companies have agreed not to rent or sell vehicles that have been recalled.

    The companies — Hertz Corp., Avis Budget Group Inc., Enterprise Holdings Inc. and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. —agreed to the request from Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., who are pushing legislation to prohibit companies from renting or selling autos until they repair safety defects that triggered recalls.

    The companies also said they would support the legislation, which would put them under federal oversight on recalls for the first time, after Boxer and Schumer agreed to some changes.
    The lawmakers announced the agreement yesterday and said they hope the Senate will pass the bill this year.

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