Hertz signs deal to rent Renault Twizy

3rd Mar 2011
Hertz signs deal to rent Renault Twizy

Hertz has singed a deal with Renault to utilise its electric vehicles in its European fleet.

Announcing arrangement at the Geneva Motor Show earlier, the Car Rental Giant confirmed it planned to add 500 Renault electric cars to its European fleet over two years.

Pictured: Renault’s Twizy will form part of the deal

Electric models including the Twizy, ZOE, Fluence ZE and Kangoo ZE would be included in the deal.

Hertz chairman and chief executive Mark Frissora said the company was committed to implementing their Electric Vehicle initiative around the world, and the partnership with Renault will be a vital part of the roll-out in Europe.

“The automaker has developed a full range of electric cars, he continued, which demonstrates that style, design and flexibility are zero-emissions compatible.

“We look forward to providing drivers with the chance to drive these vehicles from the start of next year,” added Frissora.

Global Electric Vehicle Program

Hertz launched its Global Electric Vehicle Program in December, with the aiming of introducing more zero-emission electric vehicles to its fleet.

As many 500 Nissan Leaf electric cars are also part of the plan, while other electric and hybrid vehicles from General Motors, Toyota and Mitsubishi are included.

The new Renault vehicles will be used by Hertz and car-sharing club Connect across Europe.


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