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Europcar releases new Wave of technology

Europcar releases new Wave of technology

Owners of a Samsung Wave Smartphone can now reserve a hire car quickly and easily, thanks to a new exclusive application from Europcar. The app can be downloaded conveniently and completely free of charge from the Samsung App Store.

The app offers customers a number of easy to use, practical features, including a convenient location finder, which shows the nearest Europcar branch worldwide. The “tachometer” allows Samsung Wave mobile phone users to get the current driving speed by GPS, displayed both in kilometres and miles per hour. Additional equipment, such as sat nav and child seats can be booked as well. Customers booking through the app will receive their reservation confirmation immediately and free of charge via SMS or e-mail.

Europcar, the European leader in car hire, teamed up with Samsung to launch the car reservation application for Samsung’s Wave Smartphone. at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, the world’s largest trade fair for consumer electronics, on 3rd September 2010.

The application for Samsung adds to Europcar’s offering in mobile services, ensuring users can access the complete network, enabling them to make, check and change their vehicle reservations in over 150 countries worldwide. 

The services are available to all customers with a web-enabled mobile phone at



, ensuring convenient and direct access to the whole Europcar offering wherever and whenever the customer needs it.

This new innovation is in keeping with Europcar’s commitment to constantly enhance the customer experience and making the reservation process as quick and easy as possible.

The Europcar App for Samsung can be downloaded from the Samsung App Store at Samsung application store