As the rental car industry faces increasing competition from the ride sharing sector, the business is tinkering with potential revenue stream markets. Subscription-based sales is a particularly unusual stream.
The two best examples of car rentals featured on film come courtesy of 007 himself, James Bond in two separate movies. But whatever he drives off the lot, however, don’t count on it to come back in one piece.
Ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber might touting the market share they’re starting to grab from the car rental industry, but recent events suggest they might have some internal housecleaning to do.
With facial recognition technology in the throes of being implemented at airports around the world, rental agencies at terminals stand to gain a deal of efficiency by being able to process bookings a lot faster.
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.
Hertz is unloading the famed automobiles they made available during that anniversary period to anyone who wants one. Throughout 2018, those hundred Z06 units were made available at airports across the U.S.
Avis is projecting that 100,000 of its global fleet will be totally equipped with the latest in connective technology by year's end. It’s also setting a goal to grow that number to 600,000 vehicles once 2020 is over.
Case studies at this seminar will dissect the economic model of this mobile movement and use of data harvesting, bookings, optimal fleet use and other elements to find out how this part of the industry ticks.
Technology and statewide legislation surrounding ride-sharing across the country will be a major issue to be tackled at the 2019 International Car Rental Show, running April 14-16 at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.