SOURCE: Rent-A-Wreck of America

February 23, 2007 16:13 ET

Rent-A-Wreck of America Partners with LeasePlan USA to Provide Emergency Road Service

LAUREL, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 23, 2007 -- Rent-A-Wreck of America, the parent company of Rent-A-Wreck and Priceless Rent-A-Car, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with LeasePlan USA. Rent-A-Wreck and its franchises will be provided 24/7 Emergency Roadside Service, including towing, for its rental vehicles.

"Ultimately, the issue of road service in the car rental industry comes down to taking care of the customer, and how we handle road service is an important part of our commitment to customer service," said Rent-A-Wreck President Bill Cash. "We make every effort with maintenance and safety inspections to ensure each rental goes smoothly. However, in the rental car business, the unexpected does happen. We are confident that LeasePlan and its network of service providers will be ready to assist our customers when the need arises."

Headquartered in Atlanta, LeasePlan is a leader in vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions currently managing 400,000 vehicles in the United States. Calls to the Rent-A-Wreck Drivers Assistance number will be answered at the LeasePlan Customer Contact Center staffed 24 hours a day, every day, year round.

About Rent-A-Wreck of America, Inc.

Rent-A-Wreck of America is a leading provider of vehicle rental services, with operations in over 350 locations in the US and internationally in Scandinavia and Iceland. Through its Rent-A-Wreck and Priceless brands, the company is known for quality customer service and value. Rent-A-Wreck is proud to be an American Icon, with one of the world's most unique and distinctive brands. Rent-A-Wreck looks forward to servicing the next generation of vehicle renters with great cars, great rates and great service. For more information on Rent-A-Wreck of America, visit

About LeasePlan USA

LeasePlan USA, a subsidiary of LeasePlan Corp. N.V., is a global leader in vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions. The company, which manages more than 1.25 million vehicles worldwide, offers clients customized plans for total fleet cost reduction through its technologically advanced products and dedication to customer service. For more information on LeasePlan USA, visit

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