Founded in 1958, Thrifty Car Rental is one of the largest car rental companies in the world. Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., the company operates more than 1,000 locations in 70 countries. It provides various cars for rent, such as Hyundai Accent, Ford Focus, Hyundai Sonata, Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Fusion, to name a few. Thrifty Car Rental is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. It offers full-service car rental programs for business travelers.