Fla., April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz
(NASDAQ: HTZ) today announced a collaboration with Amazon Web
Services, Inc. (AWS) to modernize and digitize the Hertz customer
experience and key components of its new mobility platform
including enhanced data analytics and vehicle telematics
capabilities. The continued investment in cloud services is part of
Hertz's ongoing commitment to lead in electrification, shared
mobility and a digital-first customer experience.
"Tapping the power of the cloud will materially increase our
ability to provide better tools to our business in order to serve
our global customers," said Tim
Langley-Hawthorne, EVP and CIO, Hertz. "Working with AWS,
and its unparalleled experience in the automotive sector, enables
Hertz to deliver a best-in-class, digitally led customer experience
and accelerate our technology modernization by leveraging a robust
suite of services to drive innovation and agility across the
"AWS is helping Hertz to develop new seamless customer
experiences, leverage its electric vehicle fleet, and build and
scale its global electric vehicle charging infrastructure," said
Greg Pearson, Vice President of
Worldwide Commercial Sales at AWS. "By accelerating its cloud
migration and adopting AWS analytics and machine learning
capabilities, Hertz can unlock the power of customer and fleet data
to build personalized, connected vehicle solutions that will
improve the overall driver experience, maximize its existing
operations, and integrate more sustainable electric vehicles and
future mobility options into its operations."
Plugging Into the Future of Mobility and Digitizing the
Hertz's work with AWS will help the company create the future
car rental experience that is all-digital and EV-centric. Hertz
will leverage AWS to scale the technology that will support its
investment in the largest electric vehicle rental fleet in
North America and one of the
largest in the world, including the buildout of its global charging
AWS technologies will also help Hertz enhance the customer
experience by powering its vehicle telematics platform, which
provides vehicle diagnostics data to facilitate better fleet
management and support new customer products. These products will
further enable a touchless car rental experience with contactless
vehicle pickups and returns via the Hertz mobile app.
Additionally, Hertz will look to accelerate its cloud strategy
and transition core infrastructure components from on-premises data
centers to AWS. This will support its all-digital strategy and
expand its use of services, including the AWS Marketplace, which
will provide access to a variety of software and integrated
technologies that will support many of the company's strategic IT
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty
vehicle rental brands throughout North
America, Europe, the
Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle
East, Asia, Australia and New
Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest
worldwide vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of
the most recognized globally. Additionally, The Hertz Corporation
operates the Firefly vehicle rental brand and Hertz 24/7 car
sharing business in international markets and sells vehicles
through Hertz Car Sales. For more information about The Hertz
Corporation, visit www.hertz.com.
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respect to future events. These forward-looking statements are
subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including prevailing
market conditions, our ability to implement the technological
initiatives described in this press release, as well as other
factors described in the Risk Factor sections of our latest Annual
Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Qs.
Forward-looking statements represent Hertz's estimates and
assumptions only as of the date that they were made, and, except as
required by law, Hertz undertakes no obligation to update or revise
publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
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SOURCE Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.