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Americans weary of lockdowns hit the road this holiday weekend

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:00

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Passenger car travel in U.S. beach counties has more than doubled since Easter, according to data by transportation analytics company StreetLight Data. "That's an indication that part of the reason why people are on the move is to go somewhere nice and summery," StreetLight Data Chief Executive Laura Schewel said. While U.S. traffic is still down some 50%, road use has more than tripled since its low point during Easter, when more than 90% of the U.S. population was under some form of lockdown

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Americans weary of lockdowns hit the road this holiday weekend originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 24 May 2020 15:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Hertz files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 14:15

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Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company's business. Hertz and its subsidiaries will continue to operate, according to a release from the company. Hertz's principal international operating regions and franchised locations are not included in the filing, the statement said.

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Hertz files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 23 May 2020 09:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Lockdown-weary Americans hit the road to beaches for holiday weekend

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 23:29

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Passenger car travel in U.S. beach counties has more than doubled since Easter, according to data by transportation analytics company StreetLight Data. "That's an indication that part of the reason why people are on the move is to go somewhere nice and summery," StreetLight Data Chief Executive Laura Schewel said. While U.S. traffic is still down some 50%, road use has more than tripled since its low point during Easter, when more than 90% of the U.S. population was under some form of lockdown

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Lockdown-weary Americans hit the road to beaches for holiday weekend originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2020 18:29:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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