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Avis Announces Google Home Integration with Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting industry after industry and the travel sector is no exception. Named one of Skift Magazine’s “megatrends” for 2017, AI technology is beginning to find its way into leading travel products and services. Today, Avis Car Rental announced that it is leveraging AI […]

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Budget Makes it Even Easier to Reserve a Rental Car With Launch of Redesigned Website

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Budget Car Rental, an industry leader in providing vehicle rental services to value-conscious travelers, has enhanced customers’ online experience with the launch of its redesigned website, www.budget.com. The updated Budget.com features a fresh, modern look with more personalized features. Business and leisure travelers benefit from a faster, more […]

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Avis Car Rental Expands Innovative Mobile App Capabilities Into Australia

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Seven months after announcing enhanced mobile app features that re-engineered the entire car rental process, Avis Car Rental is expanding the mobile app’s innovative offerings to new markets. Now, travelers renting cars at airports across Australia can use their smartphones to experience complete and unprecedented control when […]

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Avis Budget Group to Supply Uber With Zipcar’s Wheels When You Want Them

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) has signed an agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to supply Uber’s driver partners, and those who want to make money driving with Uber, with cars through Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network. Initially launching in Boston, this program will offer people who […]

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Avis Budget Group Expands Online Payment Options with Launch of Visa Checkout

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) today announced the availability of Visa Checkout as a payment option for Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental customers. Travelers can now pay for rentals in advance with the easy and secure payment service when they make reservations on Avis.com and Budget.com as well as […]

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First-Ever Zipcar Urbanite Study Finds that “Generation City” Will Shape the Future of Technology and Transportation

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BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, today released the findings of its first-ever Zipcar Urbanite Study of city dwellers nationwide. More than 1,200 members of “Generation City,” comprised of urbanites of all ages, were asked about their attitudes and behaviors regarding work and money, lifestyle and technology, transportation, […]

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Avis Enhances Customers’ Online Experience With New Technology

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Car Rental has launched a new user experience platform to provide customers with a faster, more responsive and more personalized user experience on its flagship website, Avis.com. Customers visiting the new Avis.com via their desktops, laptops, smartphones or tablets will benefit from a consistent user experience […]