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Avis Budget Group Appoints Keith Rankin as President of International Region

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Avis Budget Group, the leading global provider of mobility solutions, has recently appointed Keith Rankin as President of the International region, which includes Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Before his appointment, Keith was chief executive for the automotive division at Barloworld in South Africa – a licensee partner of […]

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Avis Budget Group Partners with Otonomo to Unlock the Potential of Its Connected Car Data

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Otonomo will help optimize Avis Budget Group connected car data to realize new societal benefits, including smart city and traffic planning Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced a partnership with Otonomo, the leading automotive data services platform, to unlock new avenues for value creation from the data generated by its connected fleet. The fleet will cover […]

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Budget Truck Rental and Fetch Partner on Integrated Fleet Services and Self-Serve, On-Demand Vehicles

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Download PDF Budget vehicles will be available for rent at select Orlando, Fla. locations PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Budget Truck Rental today announced a new partnership with Fetch, the self-service truck startup, which makes Budget trucks available for rent through Fetch’s mobile marketplace. Fetch users can rent Budget box trucks, cargo vans and pickup trucks by the hour, day or […]

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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 […]

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Avis Budget Group Partners With Brightline to Support Multi-Modal Transportation Company to make Avis and Zipcar vehicles available at train stations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach to enable last-mile connectivity

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced a mobility partnership with Brightline, the nation’s only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail service in the United States. Under the agreement, Avis Budget Group will expand its footprint in Florida to offer Brightline passengers and those living or working near […]

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Avis Budget Group Acquires Turiscar Group in Portugal

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PORTUGAL, October 3, 2018 — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), a leading mobility solutions provider, today announced it has acquired Turiscar Group a well established, family-owned, car rental company in Portugal. The acquisition will see Avis Budget Group bring on board this leading organisation in Portugal with two distinct brands: Turiscar, a well-respected rental […]