Tagged Connected Car

What a Connected Fleet Means to Avis (and Car Rental)

Counter bypass is just the beginning. The promise of a “data-driven ecosystem” that connects renters with the rental agency, retail services, and even the city is a better managed fleet, an improved user experience, and new revenue opportunities during the rental itself.

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Avis Budget Group Announces 50,000 Connected Cars

The Avis Car Rental mobile app interacts with connected cars, allowing renters to manage their entire rental experience from their smartphone.

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Avis Expands Fleet of Connected Cars

Avis Car Rental’s connected cars will automate fuel and mileage readings. By early 2018, Avis expects 50,000 more vehicles to become fully connected cars.

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Why GM’s Telematics Announcement is a Really Big Deal

Enabling a telematics connection at the factory — and not through an aftermarket hardware installation — is a game changer for fleets.

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Toyota's Carsharing Partnership Could Fit Fleets

Toyota has formed a partnership with carsharing provider Getaround that could eventually find a place in commercial or government fleets that manage a portion of their vehicles as an in-house rental fleet.

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ICRS Seminar to Address Adoption of Connected Car

The U.S. Department of Transportation will present a seminar on how connected cars will impact the car rental industry in the U.S. and globally.

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What a Connected Fleet Means to Avis (and Car Rental)

Counter bypass is just the beginning. The promise of a “data-driven ecosystem” that connects renters with the rental agency, retail services, and even the city is a better managed fleet, an improved user experience, and new revenue opportunities during the rental itself.

Should Peer-to-Peer Renters Pay Airport Car Rental Fees?

The question is central to the City of San Francisco’s lawsuit against Turo for operating without a permit at San Francisco International Airport.

Hard Times Ahead for the Compact SUV Segment?

The hottest segment today is facing a glut of models and volume in tomorrow’s wholesale market.

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