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CWT Joins The Virtual Card Game
A car rental company stands to lose a $ 40,000 car if someone drives away with it, compared with someone skipping out on a couple of nights' stay worth $ 300 to $ 400, Cornelius explained. Then there's the issue of insurance in the case of a car accident.
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New CEO Hancock Puts Stamp on AIG Management in Shake-Up
The change puts all of AIG's consumer businesses, such as car, home, travel and life insurance, under one executive for the first time. “They're consolidating the leadership team,” Josh Stirling, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., said by phone.
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Qualcomm eyes future full of connected cars and smart routers
Amon explains that drivers, for example, can use 4G to coordinate smartphone mapping with their in-car navigation and owners of vehicle fleets can monitor the speed of specific vehicles on the road. An insurance company, he adds, could obtain location …
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Next LED Video Screen Wows Fans at Knoxville Raceway

Wichita, KS (PRWEB) September 15, 2014

The biggest race weekend of the year was a week away at Knoxville Raceway and the Sprint Car Capital of the World was without a working video screen, a casualty of an on-track accident. Brian Stickel, Knoxville Raceway GM, turned to Impact Signs of Sedalia, MO to help find a solution. And like everything else around the countrys most iconic dirt track, it needed to be fast.

With industry lead times averaging eight weeks, Next LED did the impossible just eight days after finalizing plans for the new screen. And on July 31, the Raceway treated its 25,000 fans to nearly 600 square feet of Next LED digital display space. Our video board is directly related to overall fan experience, said Stickel.

We knew right where to turn, said David Goodson, Owner of Impact Signs. As far as we know, our partners at Next LED are the only ones that carry 16mm inventory suitable for this type of project and this timeline.

On the day the order was placed, Next LED shipped 35 individual cabinets to the racetrack. The team from Impact Signs removed the damaged display and prepped the existing structure for the new screen. The following day, each of the cabinets were hoisted into place and connected to create the seamless display.

The modular design of the Next LED product allows for a lot of flexibility in the installation, said Goodson. We were able to install the full screen in less than a day with a smaller crew and without the added cost of large equipment rental.

The state of the art screen stands about 17x 35 and packs 366 pixels into every square foot of display space. In all, the new display has more than 645,000 LEDs and a 60% larger canvas that allows for exceptional viewing from all areas of the grandstands.

As part of the full-service support of the installation, Next LED technicians worked with the Raceways electricians to reroute fiber optics and existing power to accommodate the new display. Additionally, Next LED was able to integrate existing audio and video equipment into the operation of the new screen. The control system setup also offers expanded features tailored for the new display such as race timing, driver data, live twitter feed displays and other content specific to the Raceway events.

We look forward to implementing new features in our race production to match the new boards capabilities, said Stickel. The guys on the infield already told me it was like they were lounging back, watching a giant HDTV.

Impact Signs is set to install a second Next LED screen in mid-September as part of an upgrade to the Winners Circle at Knoxville.







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MyGlobaltrip | Online booking system | Book cheap tickets, hotels, car-rentals online

MyGlobaltrip | Online booking system | Book cheap tickets, hotels, car-rentals online

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From frequent flier miles to rental cars, airlines cash in on fees

From frequent flier miles to rental cars, airlines cash in on fees
Airline consumers have seen the cost of air travel grow steadily over the years with the increasing ancillary fees–or any charge that's not airfare. The top 10 earners made $ 20.4 billion in 2013, according to IdeaWorks, a consulting group which tracks …
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How to protect yourself from rental-car damage fight
And any claim at or near $ 500, which is the normal amount of an insurance deductible, is suspicious, because it looks as if a car rental company is going for the easy money and trying to keep your insurance company out of its business. By your account …
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Car Rental markets across the world, including India, steadily on the rise
The global car rental industry has its biggest share in North America, which is closely followed by Europe. However, of late emerging countries including Korea, China, Brazil, India and Indonesia are also witnessing a surge in demand for the same …
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Britons taking unnecessary risks when travelling abroad, says IAM

(PRWEB UK) 21 July 2014

A survey by Britains leading road safety organisation has shown that more than a quarter of those taking a car or motorbike into Europe on holiday will travel without having their transportation checked or serviced in any way. 1

The IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) points out that as we reach the height of the holiday season, tens of thousands of people will be heading into mainland Europe to enjoy the delights of sun, scenery and a week or two away without realising that if their car or bike breaks down, they could be in line for an expensive repair bill, several days (or more) off the road and disruption of that hard-earned break.

The findings come from an online survey conducted by the IAM of people who have either taken a European driving or riding break in the last two years, or are considering doing so.

IAM chief executive Simon Best said: A breakdown is inconvenient at the best of times, but to have that occur while on holiday is even more upsetting. Even with comprehensive travel insurance, there will be huge disruption to your holiday if you have a breakdown and factoring in the extra expense of getting your car or bike back to the UK.

It is vital that your car or bike is in good condition to cope with the distances and demands of European driving. The roads will be unfamiliar so it is essential your brake pads, lights and tyre pressure levels are all in proper working order. Simply dont leave yourself open to the risk of an unnecessary breakdown or even an accident.

The IAM survey also found seventy-eight per cent of respondents feel that regulations about the equipment that you have to carry in Europe have become more complicated in recent years.

Respondents felt that unforeseen circumstances (33 per cent) and cost (17 per cent) are the biggest disadvantages when thinking about going on a driving or riding holiday.

Of those who have been on a riding or driving holiday, forty four per cent of those drove and twenty per cent rode or drove from the UK. Forty-one per cent prefer to drive their own car abroad. Thirty five per cent of respondents would like to go on holiday for two weeks.

Forty-three per cent of respondents favour France as a riding/driving holiday destination closely followed by Spain and Germany.

Top reasons for a driving holiday are increased experience and exposure to local people and customs at destination (44 per cent) and adventure (28 per cent).

Eight-five per cent of respondents always travel with full breakdown cover as well as full medical cover emphasising that respondents are taking necessary precautions for their health and safety abroad.

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Dealer e-Process Uses DataOnes Vehicle Data Solutions to Generate More Leads for Dealer Clients

Beverly, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014

DataOne Software, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and a leading provider of automotive data and software solutions, today released a case study detailing the advantages Dealer e-Process has realized by utilizing DataOnes automotive data solutions. The case study shows that DataOne Softwares VIN Decoding and Extended Vehicle Data have been essential tools in Dealer e-Process enhancement of its existing dealer products and its growth to more than 1,000 dealer clients.

Located in Downers Grove, Ill., Dealer e-Process is an automotive digital solutions provider that has been particularly successful in designing fully optimized and high-converting dealer websites. Dave Page, owner of Dealer e-Process, recognizes the importance of vehicle detail pages in a dealers website conversion rate, and uses DataOnes solutions to equip those pages with much more than basic VIN information.

DataOnes Extended Vehicle Data, tied to its VIN Decoder service, provides much more information than is available from the VIN number alone. That information includes important vehicle details such as safety equipment, MSRP, standard and optional installed equipment, as well as third-party crash test ratings and awards. All of these components help persuade potential buyers to convert on dealer websites and move closer to a purchase. DataOne provides us with additional data so we can create enhanced vehicle detail pages that generate 25 to 30 percent more form leads, said Page.

Dealer e-Process is also able to utilize the extended vehicle data for inventory-specific ads. Because we have all this detailed data from DataOne, we can write 10 specific ads per vehicle versus three ads based on generic data, said Page. Thats a huge advantage.

According to DataOne Software General Manager Jake Maki, Our vehicle identification solutions provide much more detail and vehicle-specific content than what is encoded in the VIN. Dealer eProcess is using this advantage to create an inventory listing that attracts and converts online vehicle shoppers at a significantly higher rate.

Click on the link below to learn more about how Dealer e-Process utilizes DataOnes VIN decoding and Extended Vehicle Data services to increase dealer client leads and create dealer inventory-specific advertising.

Case Study: DataOne / Dealer e-Process

About DataOne Software

Since 1999, DataOne Software has fulfilled unique content and data needs in the automotive marketplace, providing businesses with cost-effective data integration and support for rapid technology development. The company sources automotive and related content including data and media, and was one of the first companies to make automotive content available by web service. Today, DataOne Software, as a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, provides data and materials to most segments of the automotive industry. including insurance, warranty and service contract sectors, transportation, federal and state agencies, newspaper and print, as well as the auto dealer marketing sector. For more information about DataOne Software automotive content, visit http://www.dataonesoftware.com, call 877.438.8467 or e-mail sales@dataonesoftware.com.

About Dominion Dealer Solutions

Dominion Dealer Solutions helps car dealers attract, retain, and service customers for life. Dominion Dealer Solutions’ marketing performance system includes: lead generation, mobile apps, reputation management solutions, web-based customer relationship and lead management tools; custom digital marketing tools including websites, SEO, SEM, digital advertising, specialized data aggregation; and, inventory management analytics including market reports. Every OEM and more than 60 percent of auto dealers nationwide utilize the Dominion Dealer Solutions’ technologies to solve their marketing challenges.

Dominion Dealer Solutions is a division of Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing services and publishing company serving the automotive, recreational and commercial vehicle, real estate, apartment rental, parenting, and travel industries. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, with 3,300 employees in the United States, Canada, England, Spain and Italy, the company provides a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions, and more than 45 market leading websites. Millions of For Rent

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Study: Pa. Drivers Rank 2nd Among Most Likely To Hit Deer

Study: Pa. Drivers Rank 2nd Among Most Likely To Hit Deer
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – You're driving around on a dimly lit back road when all of a sudden a deer runs out in front of car. … According to State Farm Insurance Agency, U.S. drivers are 3 percent more likely to hit a deer in the next 12 months than they …
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New website for car recalls, airlines lower fares, quake insurance info
The percentage of homeowners with earthquake insurance in California and across the U.S. has declined despite rising estimates of the risk of an earthquake. Here in Utah it's no different. Standard or regular … According to the LA Times, about 20 …
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Dispute ends LISD security contract: Termination: Officers lacking key equipment

Dispute ends LISD security contract: Termination: Officers lacking key equipment
Surratt said the contract was correct in that the district paid for the officers' salaries, all insurance, pensions, car insurance, fuel, maintenance and other costs. In all, the district paid $ 150,251.86 during the fiscal 2014 period. Regarding the …
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Know comment: Watchmen for the walls of Jerusalem
The Arab residents know how to take national insurance payments from the government of Israel and to enjoy excellent healthcare privileges in the city's clinics and hospitals, but they know nothing of municipal taxes, building permits, or yielding to …
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Editorial: Beware new charges on car rental E-ZPass

Editorial: Beware new charges on car rental E-ZPass
Rental-car companies may be second only to airlines when it comes to tacking exorbitant fees onto their quoted rates. Want to let your spouse drive the rental car? That's an extra $ 15 at some companies. Need a child car seat? That will set you back …
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I didn't damage my rental car, so why do I have to pay?
Q: I rented a car from Enterprise for a month while my car was being fixed due to an accident. It was the only rental available that day, and an Enterprise employee told me there was an open claim with some damages, which were pointed out to me. I was …
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How To Get The Best Deal For Car Rental In Europe
Consolidators are like wholesalers who compare the rates of various big car rental agencies and offer you the best prices. Once you book your car, you will be issued a voucher, which you will have to present at the pick-up desk to collect your car. The …
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