What Is The Cost Of A Vehicle Keyless Entry System?17 November 2020
The cost of installing keyless entry systems in to rental cars, varies from 99 Euro to 199 Euro, but this is not the only costs to a car rental company to operate this keyless solution as a monthly connection charge will also apply.
With a wide variety of hardware solutions available the price of purchasing the hardware to install in rental vehicles to enable keyless entry / contactless rental experience has become a competitive marketplace. 2019 the average price for these units was around 199 Euro, the pandemic arrived, which fuelled the requirement of car rental companies to deliver a contactless rental experience and as with any product demand created competition on the pricing point. November 2020 and the average price is about 130 Euro, but many manufacturers are now aiming at the 99 Euro price point. Our advice, recommendation, to car rental companies is that a price point of 99 Euro, offered by many and available via Hannk, should be the target price. It is already being talked about that by the end of 2021 these units will be provided FREE of charge, contact Hannk sales team for more details.
Monthly costs do need to be considered when purchasing this type of hard ware, a connection through the mobile network is required, in order for the units to receive updates and digital passwords. A recent survey by Hannk revealed that the average monthly connection cost is 12 Euro a month, with discounts for high volumes