Avis Budget Group Named to Supplier Diversity Hall of Fame

Avis Budget Group Named to Supplier Diversity Hall of Fame

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group has been
inducted into the Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) Hall of Fame for its
ongoing support of women-owned businesses. Presented by the American Institute
of Diversity and Commerce, the national award honors companies, organizations
and individuals that have demonstrated exemplary leadership and support in the
success of women's business enterprise initiatives.

"We are committed to operational excellence and that entails embracing diverse
suppliers," said Ronald L. Nelson, Avis Budget Group chairman and chief
executive officer. "This commitment has enabled us to form great partnerships
with hundreds of women-owned, minority-owned and small-businesses who have
contributed to our success. We are proud to be named to the Hall of Fame."

Avis Budget Group has a long-standing tradition of supporting diverse
suppliers. The Company is a member of the Women's Business Enterprise National
Council (WBENC) and has been recognized as one of America's Top Corporations
for Women's Business Enterprises for 12 consecutive years. Avis Budget Group
is also a corporate member of the Airport Minority Advisory Council, the
Billion Dollar Roundtable, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the
New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc., the
National Minority Supplier Development Council, the United States Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce, the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce,
WEConnect Canada, the Women's Presidents' Educational Organization and the
Women Presidents' Organization.

About Avis Budget Group

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR) is a leading global provider of vehicle
rental services through its Avis and Budget brands, with 10,000 rental
locations in approximately 175 countries around the world. Avis Budget Group
operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia
directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the
world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 29,000 employees and is
headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. For more information, visit

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