Hertz, Avis Say Chicago Making Them Pay For $800M Project

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The Hertz Corp., Avis Budget Car Rental LLC and two other rental car companies urged an Illinois judge on Wednesday to halt a Chicago airport's “do-or-die" public bid process, slated to go live Friday, alleging that the city has unlawfully changed lease practices to pay for a modernization project whose costs could exceed $800 million. 

The companies — Hertz, Avis, Enterprise Leasing Co. of Chicago LLC and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group — are suing the city ahead of Friday's deadline, at which time they must choose either...
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