PHOTO CAPTION: Renault Twizy electric urban vehicle.

Renault Twizy Electric Car to Join Hertz Rental Car Fleet

Hertz plans to add 500 units of the Renault range to its fleet over the next two years.

Published: 02-Mar-2011

Just yesterday, we found out the pricing of Renault’s new electric vehicle, the Twizy and now its been confirmed that Hertz will be one of the first fleet operators to offer the innovative new model for rental across Europe.

The rental giant has already confirmed that it will be offering Renault’s other soon to launch electric models, the Zoe, the Fluence and the Kangoo Z.E. The firm has now signed a letter of intent to add Renault’s EV models to its rental fleet and car club sub-brand ‘Connect by Hertz’ across European branches.

Signed at the Geneva Motor Show, Hertz’s electric vehicle initiative with Renault further demonstrates its commitment to providing customers with zero-emission mobility solutions. Hertz plans to add 500 units of the Renault range to its fleet over the next two years across Europe. The partnership will form part of the European development of Hertz’s Global Electric Vehicle Program, launched in December 2010.


Renault's line-up of electric cars.

Korean company already supplying cells to eight other carmakers.

Electric car charging stations will be installed at E. Lecleric stores in France.

Some 500 stations will be installed by 2015.

Renault ZOE concept could be available by 2012.

Car would have fully-charged range of 100 km.


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