Shares of Avis Budget Group (CAR)  rose more than 10% on heavy trading volume on Monday after the vehicle rental service company and Alphabet's (GOOGL) self-driving car unit Waymo reached a deal that would allow Avis to manage the latter's autonomous vehicle fleet.

Avis will service and store Waymo's Chrysler Pacifica minivans in Phoenix, where Alphabet is testing a ride-sharing service. Waymo will own the vehicles and pay Avis for its service, but financial terms were not disclosed.

The agreement is a multiyear, although non-exclusive, deal.

"The collaboration is designed to support Waymo's growing autonomous vehicle (AV) fleet and Waymo's early rider program, a public trial of its self-driving cars in Phoenix, Arizona. Waymo recently announced that it is adding hundreds of Chrysler Pacifica minivans to build a 600-vehicle fleet. This partnership will allow Avis Budget Group to service Waymo's growing number of cars on the road, ensuring Waymo's self-driving vehicles are ready for riders around the clock, Avis said. 

Under the multi-year agreement, Avis Budget Group will enhance selected rental facilities to offer automotive services and secure parking for Waymo's fleet. The services offered by Avis Budget Group include interior and exterior cleaning, oil changes, tire rotations, and the checking, ordering, and installation of automotive parts, as well as other necessary fleet support and maintenance.

"With members of the public using our growing fleet of self-driving cars, our vehicles need standard maintenance and cleaning, so they're ready for our riders at any time of the day or night," said John Krafcik, chief executive officer, Waymo. "Avis Budget Group is an ideal partner to provide fleet support and maintenance. With thousands of locations around the world, Avis Budget Group can help us bring our technology to more people, in more places."

-Greg Morcroft contributed to this story.

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Unusual to hear these words: Under Armour's (UAA) founder Kevin Plank has never been one to sound weak in a public setting. Plank is known for his motivational speeches to employees and desire to crush all competition. So, it was odd to hear Plank say rival Nike (NKE) "isn't playing fair" on the Today Show on Sunday -- it sounded like a CEO who after several below plan quarters is finally realizing how challenging it will be to dethrone Nike.

Hat tip to Ford: A noted supporter of recycling, auto legend Henry Ford would be proud to know his spirit of conservation is still alive and well in the company that bears his name.

And in fact, as TheStreet learned on a recent trip to Ford's (F) Dearborn, MI. headquarters, the founder's recycling efforts have been taken to a whole other level. Within Ford's Plastics and Materials Sustainability Research Department, which is tasked with finding ways to create auto parts from things found in the Earth such as soybeans and agave plants, senior technical leader Deborah Mielewski showed off a new coin tray made from shredded cash.

It took about $400 of cash to make the coin tray, said Mielewski.

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Nestle rips to a high: Shares of chocolate maker Nestle touched an all-time high Monday after activist investor Third Point, led by Dan Loeb, revealed it had built a stake in the group and pressed for asset sales and increased buybacks. The stake is worth more than $3.5 billion, making Third Point one of Nestle's top 10 shareholders. For Loeb, this is one of his boldest bets yet as he tries to shake up the staid consumer packaged goods giant.

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