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Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Announces End Of "Go-Shop" Period

Stocks in this article: DTGHTZ

About Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.

Through its Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental brands, the Company has been serving value-conscious leisure and business travelers since 1950.  The Company maintains a strong presence in domestic leisure travel in virtually all of the top U.S. and Canadian airport markets, and also derives a significant portion of its revenue from international travelers to the U.S. under contracts with various international tour operators.  Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 280 corporate locations in the United States and Canada, with approximately 5,900 employees located mainly in North America.  In addition to its corporate operations, the Company maintains global service capabilities through an expansive franchise network of approximately 1,300 franchise locations in 82 countries.  For additional information, visit www.dtag.com or the brand sites at www.dollar.com and www.thrifty.com.

About Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.

Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,650 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 119 major airports in Europe. In addition, the Company has sales and marketing centers in 60 countries which promote Hertz business both within and outside such country. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Choice, Hertz #1 Club Gold®, NeverLost® customized, onboard navigation systems, Sirius XM Satellite Radio, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. In 2008, the Company entered the global car sharing market with its service now referred to as Hertz On Demand which rents cars by the hour and/or by the day, at various locations in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Hertz also operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, offering a diverse line of rental equipment, from small tools and supplies to earthmoving equipment, as well as new and used equipment for sale, to customers ranging from major industrial companies to local contractors and consumers, from approximately 325 branches in the United States, Canada, China, France, Spain and Saudi Arabia, as well as through its international licensees. Hertz also owns Donlen Corporation, based in Northbrook, Illinois, which is a leader in providing fleet leasing and management services.

Additional Information

On September 10, 2012, Hertz filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a tender offer statement on Schedule TO regarding the tender offer described herein and Dollar Thrifty filed with the SEC a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 ("Schedule 14D-9").  Investors and security holders of Dollar Thrifty are strongly advised to read the tender offer statement (as updated and amended) filed by Hertz with the SEC and Schedule 14D-9 (as updated and amended) filed by Dollar Thrifty with the SEC, because they contain important information that Dollar Thrifty's stockholders should consider before tendering their shares.  The tender offer statement and other documents filed by Hertz and Dollar Thrifty with the SEC are available for free at the SEC's web site ( http://www.sec.gov).  Copies of Hertz's filings with the SEC may be obtained at the SEC's web site ( http://www.sec.gov) or by directing a request to Hertz at (201) 307-2100.  Copies of Dollar Thrifty's filings with the SEC are available free of charge on Dollar Thrifty's website at www.dtag.com or by contacting Dollar Thrifty's Investor Relations Department at 918-669-2236.  

Cautionary Note Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This communication contains "forward-looking statements". Examples of forward-looking statements include information concerning Dollar Thrifty's outlook, anticipated revenues and results of operations, as well as any other statement that does not directly relate to any historical or current fact. These forward-looking statements often include words such as "believe," "expect," "project," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate," "seek," "will," "may," "would," "should," "could," "forecasts" or similar expressions. These statements are based on certain assumptions that Dollar Thrifty has made in light of its experience in the industry as well as its perceptions of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors that Dollar Thrifty believes are appropriate in these circumstances. Dollar Thrifty believes its judgments are reasonable, but you should understand that these statements are not guarantees of performance or results, and actual results could differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due to a variety of important factors, both positive and negative.

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