TRAVEL: Car Rentals for the World

American Express, which likes to call itself a home away from home for Americans, last week decided to supply the home with a car. It teamed up with Hertz Corp., the world's biggest car renter, to form a new company that will rent cars around the globe. The new firm, called Hertz American Express International Ltd., will set up a system whereby a traveler can drive a Hertz car to any U.S. airport, hop a plane, and have another Hertz auto meet him at the terminal abroad. The company will first blanket Europe...

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