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2nd November 2018

AWS Helps Avis Move Car Rental From Counter to Cloud

Avis is tapping into Amazon's cloud services to help transform its car rental service.

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26th July 2018

Waymo’s Driverless Cars Will Take Some Shoppers to Walmart

As Waymo prepares its self-driving taxi fleet for later this year, the company is partnering with Walmart to offer rides to its stores.

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26th April 2018

Toyota Expands Connected Services Subsidiary Into Europe

Toyota is focusing on mobility markets in Europe with the launch of Toyota Connected Europe, which will leverage the company's data center.

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21st March 2018

Avis Bets Connected Toyotas Will Make Car Rentals Easier

Ride-sharing services have upended the rental car industry. Avis, however, is betting the addition of 10,000 connected Toyotas can help the company stay ahead.

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7th August 2017

Weekly Brief: Toyota & Mazda partner in US plant and connected cars

A new factory in the US is the start of a wide-ranging partnership for the connected car. Andrew Tolve reports. Donald Trumpfinally got his way. It was not with...

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30th May 2017

Weekly Brief: Nevada places its bets on a collision free state

The ‘casino’ state commits to creating the first V2V network in US. Andrew Tolve reports. The US Department of Transportation's proposed rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication would be a...

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25th November 2016

Carmakers now caring about sharing

With the rise of the ‘sharing economy’, the automotive industry has begun transforming themselves from carmakers into mobility providers. Naturally, their main industrial activity will still be building cars...

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8th April 2016

Carmakers waking up to other ways of making cars pay – Part II

Continued from Part I Car-sharing Just as ride-sharing was predated by taxicabs, car-sharing's predecessors are car rental firms like Hertz, Avis, and Alamo. These are large companies with giant...

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