Technology & Innovation

Avis and Budget Car Rental Extend Services to New Paine Field Airport in Greater Seattle

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 5, 2019 – Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced car rental services available to Paine Field Airport that recently opened its doors in Everett, Washington. A courtesy shuttle will meet all incoming flights and transport passengers to the full-service Avis and Budget car rental facility located less than two miles […]

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Avis Budget Group Announces First-to-Market Business Intelligence Solution for Corporate Travel

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Download PDF New customer portal provides corporate travel managers with full transparency to rental behavior to save costs and better manage the rental program PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced Business Intelligence (BI), an online portal complete with rental summary dashboards, rich visualizations and detailed reports that provides […]

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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 Fleet Expands to 100,000 Connected Cars, Benefitting Customers, Cities and the Company Bottom Line

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced it has surpassed the 100,000 connected car threshold globally, a milestone that promises to further improve the traveler experience, increase operational efficiencies for the Company, and benefit smart city planning. The growing presence of connected cars across the Avis Budget […]

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Zipcar and the City of New York Announce Two Major Initiatives to Reduce Personal Car Ownership and Increase Access to Car Sharing

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NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, and the City of New York, today announced two major initiatives that will soon make car sharing available in more neighborhoods and to more individuals throughout the city while reducing the need for personal vehicle ownership. Through participation in the Department […]

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Avis Budget Group Continues March Towards Future of Mobility With Launch of ‘Lab’ in Kansas City

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) today announced the launch of its first-ever “Mobility Lab” that serves as a test bed for fully connected vehicles and operations in the greater Kansas City, Missouri area. Avis Budget Group’s Mobility Lab comprises more than 20 Avis Car Rental locations, including […]