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Avis Budget Group and Continental Expand Collaboration to Offer Connected, On-Demand, Keyless Experience

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Strengthens Avis Budget Group’s resolve to achieve full fleet connectivity Introduces secure and seamless vehicle access to European markets, and expanding in the United States LONDON, Jan. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) and Continental today announced that they have expanded their partnership. Under the enhanced collaboration, Avis Budget Group will boost […]

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Avis Budget Group Boosts Fleet of Connected Cars With 75,000 In-Vehicle Telematics Units From I.D. Systems

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) will connect an additional 75,000 vehicles to its cloud-based, next generation platform through the installation of in-vehicle telematics devices provided by I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSY). The new agreement builds on the successful deployment of 50,000 units during the past year. I.D. Systems’ wireless in-vehicle management […]

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Cars & The Cloud: Avis Budget Group Leveraging Amazon Web Services For Global Connected Car Data Analysis

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Avis Budget Group to strengthen data capabilities as it grows to a 100 percent global connected car fleet, providing access to secure cloud storage, powerful data analytics and tools PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced its plan to leverage Amazon Web Services’s (AWS) Connected Vehicle Solution to build […]

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Zipcar Plans for Increased Reservations on Election Night; Offers Members Extra Credit

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Zipcar expects an increase in reservations; provides last-minute and cost-effective ways to drive on election night BOSTON, Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, today announced preparations for increased reservations for next week’s midterm elections, including member incentives for those who reserve on election night. As part of its ongoing #DRIVEtheVOTE initiative […]

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Avis Budget Group Chief Innovation Officer to Present at Barclays 2018 Global Automotive Conference on November 15, 2018

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Live Webcast Available at 10:30 A.M. Eastern Time PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced that Arthur Orduna, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, will present at the upcoming Barclays 2018 Global Automotive Conference on November 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. A live webcast will […]

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A Fork in the Road for Avis

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Self-driving cars and ride-hailing services could make the car-rental industry obsolete—or create a huge opportunity. Here’s how Avis Budget is adapting. By Phil Wahba 6:30 AM EDT ARE THERE ANY EXPERIENCES MORE JOYLESS THAN renting a car at the airport? Cranky after a long flight, you clamber onto a crowded shuttle bus. Then you join the line […]