Tagged Vehicle Tracking

Guidepoint Systems Offers Vehicle Monitor Platform

Guidepoint Systems, a developer of GPS-based vehicle tracking and safety solutions, has announced a new platform designed to help dealerships and rental companies monitor the location and condition of loaner vehicles.


Thrifty Car Rental South Africa Installs Vehicle Tracking on Fleet

Novatel Wireless will supply its MT 2500 tracking device for Thrifty Car Rental vehicles in South Africa to capture driver behavior and protect against theft or loss.


Singapore Car Rental Operator Uses GPS to Find Missing Vehicle

The company was advised by police to get a lawyer after a customer who had rented the vehicle denied claims of selling the vehicle illegally.


GPS Helps to Catch Two Shoplifters in Rental Vehicle

The two men were found with the hood of the car open in an attempt to figure out why the vehicle had shut down.


Avis UK Deploys Mobile Workforce Management Solution

Magenta Technology is a provider of real-time software scheduling solutions and has rolled out its dispatch and tracking system for drivers on delivery and collection assignments across Avis UK operations.


Supreme Court Says Police Must Have Warrant to Plant GPS Devices

The Supreme Court’s ruling could impact a case in Ohio involving a rental car, in which the judge said the defendant had no reasonable expectation of privacy because the GPS device planted by police was on a rented vehicle.


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Auto Rental Summit: Five Trend Lines

Taking in the seminars, discussions, and networking at the 2016 Auto Rental Summit, trend lines emerged around shifts in model mix, data protection issues, increasing labor costs, workforce engagement, and new platforms to rent cars.

Why Do We Visit Capitol Hill?

Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Not caving to a customer with a blatant agenda may have consequences, especially for a small rental company that relies on stellar Yelp ratings to advertise. But business integrity must prevail.

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