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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 […]

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Avis Offers Customers a Chance to “Drive Free”

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Customers can earn a rental day reward after renting twice PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis today announced “Drive Free,” a promotion that lets customers earn a rental day reward after every two rentals. Drive Free runs through February 28, 2019 and is open to members of Avis Preferred, the Company’s express rental program. To earn […]