Hertz Corporation has launched an ElectriCity initiative in Milan to provide Nissan LEAF electric vehicles for rent by the hour or day.
The Nissan LEAFs can be rented from Hertz Milano Centrale railway station location and are also bookable online.
The electric vehicles also have free access to Milan’s ZTL congestion zone (C area), with free parking in pay and display parking spaces marked by blue stripes.
The ElectriCity Milan launch follows the success of Hertz’s electric vehicle offerings in other major cities including Rome, Paris, London, New York City and Washington D.C.
Michel Taride, president of Hertz International, said: “Hertz offers electric vehicles in more cities than any other rental company and we are committed to offering eco-friendly mobility solutions for business or holiday journeys.
“We believe that renting cars such as the Nissan LEAF to city dwellers and visitors can help increase the use of this new technology.”
Nissan LEAF is a highly popular all-electric vehicle and features a four star Euro NCAP rating.
It comes with a compact electric engine, with 80 kW power and 280 NM torque, powered by a 24 kWh lithium ion laminated battery which guarantees efficiency, great performance and range.
While travelling downhill or braking, the special brake system converts the Nissan LEAF’s kinetic energy into electric energy, helping to recharge the battery.