Monthly Archive: March 2019

Mar 23

Facial Recognition Biometrics Making Waves in Car Rental Industry

At least 40 U.S. airports to adopt technology this year With facial recognition technology in the throes of being implemented at airports around the world, car rental agencies at terminals stand to gain a great deal of efficiency by being able to process bookings a lot faster. According to journalist Wendy Stokes, the innovation may …

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Mar 22

Bluebird to be Represented at 2019 International Car Rental Show

Bluebird Auto Rental Systems is proud to attend ICRS at Paris, Las Vegas. Being one of the industry leaders in auto rental software, Bluebird will fittingly be an exhibitor at the 2019 International Car Rental Show, taking place at the beautiful Paris Las Vegas Hotel from April 14-16. Bluebird will have team members from all around …

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Mar 22

Hertz Set To Unload Anniversary Edition Corvettes

Z06 models commemorated a century for the rental car corporation It’s no wonder why the sleekness and speed of the Corvette has made it a favorite vehicle among fans of pop culture. Prince scored a 1983 hit “Little Red Corvette” and Mark Hamill made his film debut in “Corvette Summer.” With such social credentials, car …

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Mar 21

Avis to Fit 600,000 Cars with Mobile Technology by 2020

Connectivity and integration will be among the buzz phrases you’ll likely hear around the offices at Avis Budget Group worldwide. The company that is second only to Enterprise when it comes to size and market share plans to stay ahead of the pack of emerging players, especially those specializing in the ride-sharing industry. To that …

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Mar 20

Fleet Forward Conference To Tackle Concerns For Car Rental Industry

Silicon Valley event examines topics from car-sharing to autonomous vehicles Given the technological leaps and bounds affecting automobiles, from driverless to electric vehicles, it’s no surprise that the 2019 Fleet Forward Conference will be taking place in Silicon Valley. The conference, designed to help businesses with an arsenal of vehicles that are used as part …

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Mar 15

International Car Rental Show To Focus On Security

Panel to instruct companies on how to deal with terrorism. Technology and statewide legislation surrounding ride-sharing across the country, in addition to its ongoing legislative efforts, will be major issues to be tackled at the 2019 International Car Rental Show, running April 14-16 at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. However one more item will be getting …

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Mar 15

What is The Future of AI in The Car Rental Industry?

Private vehicle ownership to drop drastically by 2030, report predicts As Millennials and Generation Zers continue to be dubbed the main drivers of the “rentership society” by experts, the concept of private vehicle ownership is being predicted to fall and will nearly be a thing of the past in a little over a decade, according to predictions from The World …

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Mar 12

Car Rental Company Opens at High-tech Airport Terminal

Enterprise Holdings launches an alternative destination for Seattle client base The world’s largest car rental company has launched an initiative designed to increase convenience for its Seattle-based customer base by opening a branch office at a new high-tech airport near the city. Enterprise Holdings announced Monday the opening of its latest outlet at the Passenger …

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Mar 11

U.S. Tops List of Driverless Test Successes in California

American companies take top 7 spots over entries from China American companies topped the list of total distances for autonomous vehicles that were tested in California in 2018. The U.S. had 13 of its entries dominating a top 25 list of participants, including seven that were ranked at the very top. By far, the best performance …

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Mar 09

Autonomous Industry Could Produce Nearly 70 Million Cars by 2028

North America leads the charge, dominating two-thirds of global market. The global driverless automobile market is expected to grow tenfold in the next decade, according to market research firm ReportLinker. A study released in February revealed that the autonomous industry, which manufactured roughly 6.6 million driverless units in 2017 could produce up to 67.5 million …

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