Avis opts for 620 Mercedes-Benz Vans as rentals for travelers in Southern Europe

  • Mercedes-Benz Vans receives large order from leading car rental company Avis Budget Group in Southern Europe
  • A total of 620 new Mercedes-Benz Vans can be booked as rental vehicles in Spain, Italy and Portugal

Mercedes Benz Avis

Just in time for the vacation season, the car rental company Avis Budget Group will be offering new Mercedes-Benz Vans as vehicle rentals: A total of 620 Vito, Viano and Sprinter vehicles will be delivered by the Daimler AG Vans division to the long standing customer. As one of the world’s leading providers of mobility solutions, the Avis Budget Group is stocking up its fleet in Southern Europe with vehicles from Mercedes-Benz again.

The large order includes 335 units intended for vehicle rentals in Spain, 250 vehicles for Italy and 35 vans for Portugal. Worldwide, Mercedes-Benz Vans contribute to the total fleet of Avis with units in the higher four-digit range.

Klaus Maier, Head of Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz Vans: “We are happy that we could again attract a long-standing customer with our vans with the star. The large Avis order for the region of Southern Europe attests to our customer orientation and for sure to our vans.”

Ramon Biarnes, Head of Sales & Marketing for Spain, Italy and Portugal at Avis Budget Group: “We will deploy our new rental vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans at the most important locations in Southern Europe – in particular at airports and large cities. The high standard of comfort and reliability of the vans from Mercedes-Benz testifies to our performance orientation at Avis.” Biarnes added: “The vehicles are ideal for easy travel with the entire family – without any compromise of safety.”

In May of this year, the safety concept of Mercedes-Benz Vans was honored with the prestigious “Safety Award 2013“ by a jury of experts from the British publishing group “Fleetworld Group“.