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 February 23, 2005
Guy Salmon Prestige Rental Adds Smartnav To Entire Fleet

 Guy Salmon Prestige Rental is fitting its fleet with Smartnav, the latest in satellite navigation technology from Trafficmaster. Whether it's finding the way, avoiding traffic jams or needing a concierge service, all customers need do is press a button on the dashboard to connect to an operator. The system even includes Safe Speed, an integrated safety camera alert system to warn drivers of zones monitored by speed cameras. The technology is being added to all vehicles including the BMW Z4, which has just joined the prestige fleet.

Smartnav is a simple to use system. One press of a button on the dashboard, connects the driver to a Smartnav operator who finds their destination and logs it into a central computer. Drivers just need to know the barest details such as the name of a hotel or company being visited. Leave it to the operator to find the full address and the computer to calculate the optimum route using Trafficmaster's national traffic data. The route is downloaded to the car within a few seconds and is constantly monitored, so if a new delay occurs Smartnav will provide a quicker alternative route. All Guy Salmon rental locations will be loaded on the system making vehicle returns quick and easy for those not requiring the collection service.

And for the ultimate in convenience, Smartnav's concierge service means customers can speak to an operator to arrange anything from a bunch of flowers, to booking a hotel room. The service is just £2 per transaction.

Andy Crinson, General Manager of Guy Salmon comments, "Added to the unforgettable experience of driving a performance car, Guy Salmon is bringing customers the latest in-car technology to both improve the performance of the car and really make that experience hassle-free. As an award-winning product, Smartnav is the right choice for our prestige fleet, offering convenience and style for the most discerning customers on the move."

Adrian Joseph at Trafficmaster, adds, " Guy Salmon Prestige Rental recognises the significant customer benefits of Smartnav. The system complements the Guy Salmon prestige rental service perfectly, offering customers a quality service that also makes their lives easier and less stressful."

Guy Salmon Prestige Rental provides a delivery and collection service anywhere in mainland UK, ensuring vehicles are there when they are needed.