The virtual conference presented deep dives on how data is fostering intelligent fleets. The seminars, panel discussions, and networking sessions covered connected cars, electrification suitability, OEM-embedded modems, telematics market trends, the rise of third-party data integrators, the migration to 5G, and video telematics.
April 28, 2021
At the recent Geotab Extend virtual event, Geotab’s Fabian Seithel and Tim Ruhoff of Fleetster discussed how keyless technology combined with telematics is facilitating in-vehicle deliveries, more automated pickup and return processes, and private carsharing trips with business cars.
March 29, 2021
Due to the global shortage of semiconductors used in automobiles, OEMs are telling car rental companies to expect “significant delays” with fleet orders. One operator has had a large order canceled outright.
January 27, 2021
Car rental operators implementing new customer processes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic must consider state laws regarding remote, electronic, and extended transactions — especially those not yet updated for the digital age.
June 26, 2020
The largest windfalls from autonomous services won’t come from making driverless cars or advertising in them. Look instead to what Google does best when disrupting and democratizing technology.
May 22, 2020
Cars with new accident avoidance systems can be compromised even in minor fender benders. Not handling their repairs properly could lead to increased liability exposure.
November 24, 2019
What if the car rental customer interacts primarily with the distribution channel, and the car rental company becomes more of a service provider?
October 23, 2019
Are you looking for a low-cost, high-value telematics solution? Find out what the top three impacts to telematics pricing are and what to consider when researching providers.
August 16, 2019
A local market franchisee chronicles the growing pains of the peer-to-peer rental concept through supplying the Turo platform with his rental cars and consulting for Turo hosts.
June 11, 2019
Making the transition to telematics is a big step that shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are the four steps you need to take before implementation can begin.
June 11, 2019
It can be a cumbersome task choosing the right GPS tracking system. Read this comprehensive guide so that you can find the right fit for you.
June 6, 2019
Decades of fleet management experience, a loyal customer base, ownership of vehicles, and the knowledge of how to maintain them gives today’s car rental industry a competitive edge in the emerging smart mobility space.
March 11, 2019
Some 48% of travelers use their mobile device to plan and book travel — adopting new mobile strategies and a tailored customer experience are essential.
October 17, 2018
More SUVs, the retention of higher mileage vehicles, and new methods of remarketing are some trends fleets are observing in the wholesale market.
August 30, 2018
EZ Rent-A-Car hopes that adding a cryptocurrency reward option to its loyalty program will not only set it apart from its competitors, but create a more meaningful rewards program for its core customers.
June 4, 2018