Articles tagged “avis budget”

Rental Cars

Avis Defies Skeptics With Stellar Quarter as Vaccinated Drivers Hit the Road

Avis has gotten an enormous boost from more people getting back on the road, and adding electric vehicles to its fleet could help give the company another huge source of revenue.

Avis Defies Skeptics With Stellar Quarter as Vaccinated Drivers Hit the Road

Online Travel

Travel-Tilting Hedge Funds Are Investing in Airlines and Online Travel Agencies

Follow the money — at your own risk, of course. These two hedge funds are putting their money in airline and online travel agency stocks, often investing in competitors. Rising tides lift all boats, after all.

Travel-Tilting Hedge Funds Are Investing in Airlines and Online Travel Agencies

Rental Cars

Rental Car Execs Say Business Is Strong Despite Brexit and Terror

Car rental companies have bounced back in the last year by becoming smarter about how they reach customers and invest in technology.

Rental Car Execs Say Business Is Strong Despite Brexit and Terror

Rental Cars

Avis Budget CEO Maps Vision for Challenging Uber and Lyft

Getting mobile self-service rentals to market quickly is clearly in the best interest of Avis Budget as business travelers prefer the swiftness of mobile as the company saw weakness with its commercial rentals during the fourth quarter.

Avis Budget CEO Maps Vision for Challenging Uber and Lyft

Rental Cars

Avis Budget Is Disappointed With Its U.S. Business Traveler Car Rentals

Business travelers want convenience above all else and that's something rental car companies aren't the best at delivering, especially on their outdated websites that don't offer user-friendly experiences.

Avis Budget Is Disappointed With Its U.S. Business Traveler Car Rentals

Rental Cars

Europcar’s CEO Says Europe’s Rental Car Market Is About to Consolidate

We know it's not all about us, but we've found the consolidation in the U.S. to be incredibly boring. We hope Eukopcar's CEO is totally wrong (even though he's probably right).

Europcar’s CEO Says Europe’s Rental Car Market Is About to Consolidate

Rental Cars

Avis Budget’s Q1 Was Worse Than Last Year But Better Than Expected

We lived through years of acquisitions. Now is it time for years of spinoffs?

Avis Budget’s Q1 Was Worse Than Last Year But Better Than Expected

Rental Cars

Avis Budget CFO Weirdly Cites 3 Acquisitions in Process

You gotta love it when big companies speak of "tuck-in" acquisitions. One acquisition that Avis Budget is close to nailing would be for more than $50 million, and that's larger than its acquisition of Payless last year. Small, inconsequential stuff in the world of Avis Budget, and M&A.

Avis Budget CFO Weirdly Cites 3 Acquisitions in Process

Rental Cars

Avis Budget’s Zipcar Going Mainstream With Business Travelers

In certain settings and circumstances, and that includes airports and business travel usage, Zipcar is turning out to be an attractive option. Hey, even AARP members are getting on board.

Avis Budget’s Zipcar Going Mainstream With Business Travelers

Rental Cars

Zipcar and SiriusXM Radio Help Avis Budget Post Stronger First Quarter

Zipcar accounted for only about 3.6% of Avis Budget Group's revenue in the first quarter of 2014, but Zipcar is growing and the proverbial synergies appear to be kicking in.

Zipcar and SiriusXM Radio Help Avis Budget Post Stronger First Quarter