Vanguard Automotive Group is a company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Vanguard purchased ANC Rental, owner of National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car. The company has a fleet of nearly 300,000 vehicles, mainly from Ford and Chrysler, and operates over 1,500 locations. In 2007 Enterprise agreed to purchase a controlling share in the company from Cerberus Capital Management. A sale to rival Enterprise Rent-A-Car was completed on Aug 1, 2007, making the combined Enterprise-Alamo-National the largest US car rental operation, ahead of The Hertz Corporation, and rival Avis Budget Group.
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