Tracking the condition of vehicles is critical for automotive rental businesses but it can also be time consuming and fraught with complexity when carried out using paper-based systems. That’s all set to change, however, with the introduction of M INSPECT, a vehicle inspection app for use on smartphones and tablet devices from PurCo.
Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
To illustrate the challenge we are facing in 2020 and may still face in 2021, we need to look in the mirror and address the harsh macro trends and COVID impact areas that happened. These are the stats that everyone in your organization have to be aware of.
Policies and practices that reduce exposure in the car rental industry are of great interest to the public and to the industry itself. The more information you offer consumers about steps taken to ensure their safety, the further you will go in helping them feel comfortable choosing to do business with you.
The Covid-19 pandemic has nudged many businesses to explore, experiment, accelerate and innovate in new ways this year. One way for toll roads has been to adopt cashless tolling – their version of contactless service. Now, rental car operators have a way to match that approach with automation that is fast, fair and easy to implement.
Keeping things lean can be good for profits.
There are recent positive trends in the car rental and travel markets, it’s your job as a manager to convey them and your positive sphere of influence to your team and those you’re looking to hire.
Motorq’s connected car APIs enable fleet owners to identify the location and pre-delivery status of General Motors’ vehicles. The system uses OnStar technology for “surgical” enablement of data that can be stopped or started as needed.