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. `
Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine that enables individuals to obtain information and find what they need.
Baidu offers functional online search, Tieba community search, industry-based vertical search, mp3 search, portal channels, and instant messaging services. Its products include Baidu Webpage, Baidu Video, Baidu Map, hao123.com, BaiduPedia, Baidu Input, Baidu Toolbar, TTPlayer, Iqiyi, and Sky Software.
The company was formerly known as Baidu.com, Inc. and changed its name to Baidu, Inc. in December 2008. Baidu, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), is a German automobile and motorcycle manufacturing company. Founded in 1916, it is known for its performance and luxury vehicles. It owns and produces the MINI brand, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler®, Jeep®, Dodge®, Ram® and FIAT® brands as well as the SRT® performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C® model and Mopar® products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.
FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”
London, EC2A 3AH
InMotion Ventures — powered by Jaguar Land Rover — invests in high-growth companies in the mobility and smart transportation sector.
Tel Aviv-based Maniv Mobility is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in transportation technology, including safety, business model innovation, and autonomous vehicles.
PO Box 6400
Cypress, CA 90630-9998
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, production, and sale of passenger vehicles and automotive components worldwide. It offers mini cars, sports utility vehicles, and pickup trucks. The company also provides auto leasing and financing services. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has strategic alliances with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and PSA Peugeot Citroën. It also has joint venture partnership in Lithium Energy Japan that develops, makes, and sells lithium-ion batteries.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a multinational automaker headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. In 2011, Mitsubishi Motors was the sixth biggest Japanese automaker and the sixteenth biggest worldwide by production. It is part of the Mitsubishi keiretsu, formerly the biggest industrial group in Japan, and was formed in 1970 from the automotive division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark,
Panasonic Japan manufactures and sells various electronic and electric products under the Panasonic brand name worldwide.
The company provides digital AV products, including flat TVs and projectors, Blu-ray disc players and recorders, Blu-ray disc theaters, DVD players and recorders, DVD home theaters, digital cameras, digital video cameras, dual cameras, accessories, and other products; mobile phones; home communication products; and car AV and navigation systems.
The company also offers air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, microwave ovens, vacuum cleaners, kitchen appliances, ventilating fans, range hood products, air purifiers, dehumidifiers, electric fans, ceiling fans, electric irons, heat pumps, batteries, power supply products, and other products; and oxygen concentrators, massage chairs, hygienic toilet seats, and blood pressure meters as well as beauty products.
The company was formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Panasonic Corporation in 2008. It was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Kadoma, Japan.
New York, New York 10018
VectoIQ is an independent investment/advisory firm helping new technology companies in the smart transportation & autonomous vehicle fields.