TULSA, Okla. --
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, as part of an ongoing program to
bring more of its locations in house, has acquired the Dollar Rent
A Car franchises in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla., and Nashville.
purchased the Tulsa and Oklahoma City operations from OK Rental
& Leasing, while the Nashville franchise at the citys airport
was acquired from Midwest Rental & Leasing. The terms of the
transactions, which add 615 cars to Dollar Thriftys corporate
fleet, were not disclosed.
are of particular importance to our acquisition program which we
initiated in December 2002, said Jay Foley, senior executive vice
president, corporate operations, in a statement. We now operate the
Dollar brand corporately throughout our home state of Oklahoma,
which creates operational synergy opportunities as well as
additional customer choices such as one-way rentals and choices on
Dollar and Thrifty
have approximately 800 corporate and franchised locations in the
U.S. and Canada with operations at most major airports.
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