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Thrifty Car Rental adds new franchise in Lafayette

TULSA, Okla., — Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG), continues its expansion, recently adding four new franchised locations to its network of U.S. locations. To date, Thrifty Car Rental has 348 locations in the U.S., 151 of which are franchise-owned and operated. One of the new franchise locations is in Lafayette.

Tom and Patricia Eden of Lafayette, Ind., have opened Thrifty Car Rental inside their AAMCO franchise at 4210 Commerce Drive. They plan to have a fleet of 40 to 50 vehicles in the summer.

The other new locations include New Britain, Conn., Asheville, N.C. and San Antonio, Texas.

“We are pleased to announce these latest additions to the Thrifty Car Rental network of franchisees,” said Jeff Cerefice, Vice President, U.S. Franchise Operations. “While Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. has a strategy of operating corporately in the larger U.S. markets, we continue on a course of franchising in the mid-size to smaller markets. These new franchisees will be great additions to the Thrifty Car Rental team.”

About Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty Car Rental is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Together with its corporately-owned locations and those of its franchise owners, the Thrifty Car Rental brand serves value-conscious travelers from more than 1,028 locations in 68 countries.

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