Hertz Launches 'Certified Clean & Safe' Rental Program

            Hertz Launches 'Certified Clean & Safe' Rental Program

PR Newswire

NAPLES, Fla., July 2, 2014

NAPLES, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ)
announces the company's new protocol for rental car maintenance and
cleanliness, Hertz Certified Clean & Safe, which is being rolled out to all
Hertz airport and suburban locations in the U.S. For the first time, the
company is sharing with customers each step taken, which includes a 35 point
checklist, to prepare every car and verify the vehicle is certified clean and
safe before it's rented. Once the vehicle is certified, a card signed by the
representative preparing it for rental is placed on the vehicle's steering
column to reassure the customer it has been certified clean and safe.

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Hertz Certified Clean & Safe verifies cars are clean and safe before rental.

"At Hertz we're committed to ensuring our vehicles are clean and safe before
each rental," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and CEO. "With the
Certified Clean and Safe program, we're taking steps to share our internal
processes, and are providing a personal touch and added sense of security for
customers, knowing their rental has undergone a 35 point cleaning and
inspection process prior to being rented."

At each Hertz location there is a dedicated maintenance and cleaning area
where vehicle inspections are conducted. Before each vehicle is driven off
the lot, it must undergo a 35 point checklist, which includes:

Certified Clean:

  oDoor panels/pockets
  oDashboard and steering
  oSeats, front and back
  oGlove compartment
  oWindows, in and out
  oMirrors, in and out
  oCup holders

Certified Safe:

  oWindshield and wipers
  oSpare tire/tools
  oOwner's manual available
  oLights, in and out
  oNo warning lights
  oTires and tread
  oSeat belts

"I know first-hand just how important is it to make sure your vehicle is both
safe and clean before hitting the road," commented Joey Logano, Driver, Penske
Racing. "Before every race my vehicle undergoes a similar approval process
that is essential for keeping me safe. It's reassuring to know that Hertz is
taking these same precautionary measures for each and every vehicle they

The program was piloted at three Hertz locations: San Diego, Dulles and
Cincinnati, receiving high remarks from both employees and customers on the
transparency of the program. Over the coming weeks, this will become a
corporate-wide protocol for all Hertz rental locations.

To learn more about the Hertz Certified Clean & Safe program, visit

About Hertz
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and
Firefly brands from approximately 11,555 corporate and licensee locations in
about 145 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia,
Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide
airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 10,090
corporate and licensee locations in approximately 145 countries. Dollar and
Thrifty have approximately 1,400 corporate and franchise locations in
approximately 75 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand
in the U.S. and at 130 major airports in Europe. Product and service
initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost^®, Carfirmations,
Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Company's Adrenaline,
Dream, Family, Fun, Green and Prestige Collections also set Hertz apart from
the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet
management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car
rental business and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. The Company
also owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment
Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services. More
information about the company can be found at www.abouthertz.com.

SOURCE The Hertz Corporation

Website: http://www.hertz.com
Contact: Paula Rivera, (201) 307-2824, privera@hertz.com
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