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Dollar Rent A Car Supports Industry Rate Increase

Media:Emily Gill
Dollar Rent A Car
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Investors:Terri Willson Snow
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
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TULSA, OKLAHOMA, February 14, 2001: Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG), today announced it fully supports increased nationwide car rental rates. Dollar's response was made in reaction to an announcement made yesterday by ANC Rental Corporation.

"We strongly support an increase in car rental rates on a nationwide basis," Gary Paxton, Dollar Rent A Car President said. "With operating costs and certain economic factors impacting the car rental industry, we would certainly benefit from a more disciplined pricing environment. This is particularly important and timely as we enter what is typically a period of strong consumer demand."

About Dollar Rent A Car
Dollar Rent A Car has approximately 430 worldwide locations in 26 countries, with a significant presence in Australia, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, including 260 locations in the United States. The company and its licensees have locations at most major airports across the nation, and a fleet of 97,000 vehicles. Through its alliance with Sixt rent a car, Dollar offers service in more than 25 additional countries covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. DOLLAR worldwide headquarters is located in Tulsa, Okla. For additional information, the DOLLAR Web address is dollar.com. Dollar.com is the number one ranked Internet car rental site by Gomez Advisors.
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