28 Jun '17, 12pm

Avis Budget signs autonomous drive deal with Waymo

Avis Budget signs autonomous drive deal with Waymo

Avis Budget Group has signed a deal with Google’s Waymo to offer fleet support and maintenance services for Waymo’s self-driving car program at Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental locations. The collaboration is designed to support Waymo’s growing autonomous vehicle fleet and Waymo’s early rider program, a public trial of its self-driving cars in Phoenix, Arizona. Waymo recently announced that it is adding hundreds of Chrysler Pacifica minivans to build a 600-vehicle fleet. This partnership will allow Avis Budget Group to service Waymo’s growing number of cars on the road, ensuring Waymo’s self-driving vehicles are ready for riders around the clock. Under the multi-year agreement, Avis Budget Group will enhance selected rental facilities to offer automotive services and secure parking for Waymo’s fleet. The services offered by Avis Budget Group include interior and exter...

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