Dublin, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Telematics for Rental and Leasing Fleets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The introduction of telematics technology in the context of rental and leasing commonly support asset management and stolen vehicle tracking as well as carsharing and pay-per-mile business models. Solutions of the latter type generally enable automotive rental or leasing companies to differentiate their offerings to current and prospective clients. The connected car is a major trend in the automotive industry and most carmakers today offer telematics services as standard on new vehicles.
Several categories of car telematics applications supported by both aftermarket and OEM telematics systems are today used by car rental and leasing companies. Examples include emergency call and roadside assistance, stolen vehicle tracking and recovery (SVT/SVR), vehicle diagnostics, convenience applications and usage-based pricing.
The connected car is a major trend in the automotive industry and most carmakers today offer telematics services as standard on new vehicles. Several categories of car telematics applications supported by both aftermarket and OEM telematics systems are today used by car rental and leasing companies. Examples include emergency call and roadside assistance, stolen vehicle tracking and recovery (SVT/SVR), vehicle diagnostics, convenience applications and usage-based pricing.
The total fleet managed by car rental companies in 2020 was 4.2 million cars worldwide, down 16 percent year-on-year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vehicle leasing refers to the leasing of a motor vehicle for a fixed period at an agreed cost.
Key influencers expected to boost the telematics market in this vertical include the connected car trend driven by the vehicle OEMs and related service providers, the emergence of new mobility services and the general electrification trend in the automotive industry. The total number of active OEM and aftermarket telematics devices in use on the European market reached around 2.99 million at the end of 2020. The total installed base in Europe is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.5 percent to 6.15 million in 2025.
In North America, the total number of OEM and aftermarket telematics devices in use is forecasted to increase from around 2.05 million at the end of 2020 to reach 4.32 million by 2025, representing a CAGR of 16.1 percent. The telematics penetration rate in the total population of rental vehicles in Europe and North America was about 30.2 percent and 48.8 percent respectively in 2020.
The market is still in a relatively early phase with a great diversity of players interacting in a complex value chain that spans multiple industries. Rental and leasing companies with notable activities within the implementation of telematics include Avis Budget Group, ALD, Alphabet, Donlen, Element, Enterprise, Europcar Mobility Group, Hertz, Sixt, Leaseplan and Wheels. Players in the rental and leasing industry can either develop telematics programs independently or rely on partners to varying degrees.
Several traditional fleet management solution vendors including Webfleet Solutions, Matrix Telematics, Ruptela and PowerFleet have also expanded into this field. Some players specializing in carsharing telematics have broadened their product portfolio to target car rental and leasing companies. Examples of leading carsharing telematics technology vendors include Liberkee, INVERS, Vulog and Convadis.
Automotive OEMs are increasingly taking an active part in the ecosystem by offering OEM telematics services or by utilizing connected car services via its captive rental and leasing companies. Examples include General Motors, Stellantis, Ford, Renault- Nissan-Mitsubishi, Toyota, Tesla, BMW, Daimler and Hyundai.
Highlights from the report
Insights from numerous executive interviews with market-leading companies.
New data on rental and leasing fleets.
Comprehensive overview of the rental and leasing telematics value chain.
In-depth analysis of market trends and key developments.
Case Studies of telematics activities among 20 car rental and leasing companies.
Detailed profiles of 23 companies that serve the rental and leasing companies.
Market forecasts by segment and region lasting until 2025.
This report answers the following questions
What is the current status of the telematics activities among rental and leasing fleets? Which are the leading telematics platform providers?
How are the vehicle OEMs involved in the ecosystem?
What technology choices are there for rental and leasing fleet operators?
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the uptake of telematics in this market?
How will the market evolve in Europe and North America?
How will the carsharing market evolve in Europe and North America?
How will the telematics-based corporate carsharing market evolve in the upcoming years?
Key Topics Covered:
1 Cars and personal mobility services
1.1 The automotive market in Europe
Vehicles in use and car density
New car registrations and leading manufacturers
1.2 The automotive market in North America
Vehicles in use and car parc density
New car registrations and leading manufacturers
1.3 Car-based mobility services
1.4 The car rental market
Car rental operational models
Car rental seasonality
1.5 The car leasing market
Financial and full-service lease models
2 Rental and leasing telematics solutions
2.1 Introduction to telematics in the rental and leasing industry
2.2 Car telematics infrastructure
2.3 Car telematics applications in the rental and leasing segment
eCall and roadside assistance
Stolen vehicle tracking
Remote control and convenience services
Vehicle diagnostics and maintenance
Tire pressure monitoring systems
Fuel card integration and reporting
Driving data registration and analysis
2.4 Regulatory compliance and reporting
CSA - Compliance, Safety, Accountability
Hours-of-Service and electronic logging devices
Fuel tax reporting
3 Market forecasts and trends
3.1 Market analysis
Rental and Leasing telematics devices in use in Europe and North America
Carsharing telematics in Europe and North America
3.2 Value chain analysis
Automotive industry players
IT industry players
Rental and leasing industry players
Telematics industry players
Telecom industry players
3.3 Market trends
Rental and leasing to be increasingly integrated with mobility services
Electric vehicles to drive telematics adoption
OEM SVT services compete with aftermarket services in many countries
CRM solutions and vehicle diagnostics enable improved customer care
Data exchanges make OEM data available to independent service providers
Carsharing becomes a popular means to reduce corporate mobility costs
The COVID-19 impact on the rental and leasing telematics market
4 Company profiles and strategies
4.1 Car rental companies
ACE Rent a Car
Avis Budget Group
Europcar Mobility Group
4.2 Leasing and fleet management companies
Element Fleet Management
Volkswagen Leasing and EURO-Leasing
4.3 Specialist aftermarket service providers
IMS (part of Trak Global Group)
Liberkee (Huf Secure Mobile)
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