Tagged I.D. Systems

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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I.D. Systems Awarded Patent for Automated Wireless Vehicle Rental System

The patented system — used by Avis Budget Group — lets renters reserve a vehicle online or using a smartphone and confirm its availability in real time through a wireless device inside the vehicle. Renters can also unlock a vehicle with a remote authorization signal and return the vehicle without assistance from an associate.

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Avis Budget Launches ‘Avis On Location’

In an agreement Aug. 22 between Avis Budget and I.D. Systems, a wireless program will allow the car rental company to offer smartphone technology and hour-to-hour rentals to its corporate clients without lot staff.

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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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