SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

The Hertz Corporation

January 13, 2010 16:23 ET

Hertz and Dav El Chauffeur Transportation Network Partner

Strategic Partnership Provides Customers With Chauffeur Services in 550 Cities Worldwide

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, and Dav El Chauffeur Transportation Network, one of the largest privately owned chauffeur transportation companies in the United States, have partnered to provide Hertz customers with Dav El's chauffeured transportation services.

Through the partnership, Hertz customers now have an additional ground transportation option to fulfill their chauffeured car and short term transportation options. Services provided by Dav El include roundtrip airport concierge services, a fleet of deluxe vehicles for group events, and the coordination of transportation for large group functions, conventions and corporate meetings. Dav El provides fully insured and certified chauffeurs who provide high quality, professional driving services to customers.

"The chauffeured ground transportation business is a multi-billion dollar business," commented Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mark P. Frissora. "By partnering with Dav El, one of the most established chauffeured service providers, we are strengthening our mission of providing total mobility solutions for our customers. Dav El's extended reach, operating in more than 550 cities worldwide, complements Hertz's geographical coverage and provides business and leisure customers alike with first class chauffeured services."

"As the world's leading car rental brand, partnering long term with Hertz will afford Dav El unlimited opportunity for global growth and expansion for their chauffeured transportation services," commented Dav El President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott A. Solombrino. "We're excited to bring value to the Hertz brand by fulfilling a niche need for Hertz customers and to bring end-to-end logistical ground transportation solutions to corporations, travel agencies and retail consumers."

About Dav El

Dav El Chauffeured Transportation Network, headquartered near Boston, MA, is one of the largest privately owned chauffeur transportation companies in the United States, providing quality and professional ground transportation in more than 550 cities in North and South America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Founded in 1966, the Dav El system operates 15,000 Cadillac sedans, SUVs, vans minibuses, and deluxe stretch limousines, offering a full range of ground transportation services and capabilities. The Dav El Worldwide Reservations System facilitates around-the-clock ground transportation reservations in most cities throughout the world. Visit the Dav El website at

About Hertz

The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), is the world's largest general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,000 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 69 major airports in Europe, operating both corporate and licensee locations in cities and airports in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the Company has licensee locations in cities and airports in Africa and the Middle East. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz #1 Club Gold®, NeverLost® customized, onboard navigation systems, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the company's Prestige, Fun and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. The Company also operates the global car sharing club, Connect by Hertz, in New York City, Berlin, London, Madrid and Paris. Additionally, Hertz operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, offering a diverse line of equipment, including tools and supplies, as well as new and used equipment for sale, to customers ranging from major industrial companies to local contractors and consumers from approximately 350 branches in the United States, Canada, China, France and Spain.

To make car rental reservations or for more information, customers can call their travel agent, or call Hertz toll-free at 1-877-437-7320. Information and reservations are also available on the web at For information on Hertz Equipment Rental, visit the company on the web at