Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Avis Budget) operates two brands in the global vehicle rental industry through Avis and Budget. Avis is a rental car supplier positioned to serve the commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry and Budget is a rental car supplier focused primarily on more value-conscious segments of the industry.
It operates in three segments: North America, consisting of its Avis and Budget car rental operations in the United States and its Avis and Budget vehicle rental operations in Canada; International, consisting of its Avis and Budget vehicle rental operations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America, central America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, and Truck Rental, consisting of its Budget truck rental operations in the United States. On October 3, 2011, the Company acquired Avis Europe plc. In July 2013, Avis Budget Group Inc acquired Payless Car Rental. `
London-based Drover, founded in 2016, is a car rental marketplace platform for rideshare drivers. The startup offers consumers a new kind of car rental experience targeted at rideshare drivers who typically only need the vehicle for a year or less.
Free2Move — founded in September 2016 — is French manfuacturer PSA Group’s mobility services brand, which will develop sustainable, smart, safe, and shared mobility solutions. Free2Move unites all of the PSA Group’s new mobility solutions, including: Free2Move Carsharing; Free2Move Smart Services; Free2Move Fleet Sharing and Free2Move Fleet Management; and Free2Move Lease.
Hertz, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings Inc is an American car rental company with international locations in 150 countries worldwide. Hertz is the second largest U.S. car rental company by sales, locations, and fleet size. It operates through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately 9,700 corporate and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Australia, The Caribbean, the Middle East and New Zealand
Netradyne creates a unique end-to-end IoT solution pushing Deep Learning processing to the edge. Through processing visual and sensory inputs, they are targeting industries where timeliness of actionable data is a key differentiator of performance.
There is a continuing technology movement that is driving rapid improvements in camera technology together with reductions in the cost of sensors, processing, and connectivity. These improvements, along with advancements in deep learning technology, have created a perfect opportunity to deliver vision based solutions across multiple industries.
Yoshi is an on-demand fuel delivery service that brings the gas to its users’ parked vehicle and provides refueling on a scheduled basis or when needed. The company begins at a $20/month monthly fee for its service and enables its users to start getting filled up regularly and pay no fees other than the cost of gasoline.
The company also offers additional services like Rain-X powered windshield cleanings, wiper blade replacements, car washes and Techron injections.
Zipcar is a membership-based car-sharing company that provides automobile rentals to its members, billable on an hourly or daily basis. It is owned by Avis Budget Group.
Members are able to view vehicle availability and reserve a self-service car via the internet, iPhone app, or telephone, in increments as short as one hour and pay only for time they reserve. Zipcar vehicles report their positions to a control center using in-car technology.
Zipcar was founded in 2000 by Cambridge, Massachusetts. On October 31, 2007 Zipcar merged with rival Flexcar. In 2009 Zipcar has become the world’s largest car-sharing service, sharing 6,000 vehicles among 275,000 drivers in 49 U.S. cities, Vancouver, Toronto, and London. On April 1, 2010, Zipcar bought London-based car-sharing firm Streetcar in its latest bid to expand across Europe.