Tag: car rental

Dec 5, 2021 - 06:02 pm

German car rental company Sixt expands in Australia

Sixt announces its expansion in Australia through a franchise with the National Roads & Motorists’ Association (NRMA), the largest national automobile club. The cooperation will immediately give the German company a 13% market share and introduce one of the largest EV rental fleets in Australia.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 05:45 pm

Herz stocks up with 100,000 Teslas

The car rental company Hertz has ordered 100,000 electric cars from Tesla. These are to be delivered by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent the Tesla Model 3 at selected Hertz locations in the USA and Europe from the beginning of November this year.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:32 pm

Leasys to electrify short-term rentals by 2028

In Europe, the Stellantis subsidiary Leasys has presented its electric mobility strategy. Here, the company says the vehicle fleet for short-term rentals is to be completely converted to electric vehicles by the end of 2027 but has not said how large the share of electric vehicles in the total fleet will be.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 02:17 pm

Aiways to be offered by Finn.Auto in Germany

In Germany, Aiways has just sold around 500 units of the Aiways U5 electric SUV to the Munich-based car subscription provider Finn.Auto. Some 150 vehicles will be delivered to Finn.Auto over the next three months.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Renault’s Mobilize reveals business plans

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand announced in January has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods.

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May 18, 2021 - 06:30 pm

Nexport scores order from Splend for 3,000 BYD electric cars

Nexport, BYD’s Australian importer and distributor, has won the largest single electric vehicle order on the continent to date. It includes the delivery of 3,000 electric vehicles from the beginning of 2022 to Splend, a provider of vehicle subscriptions for Uber drivers, among others.

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Mar 12, 2021 - 01:53 pm

Onto expands UK fleet by 300 Audi e-tron

The British electric car subscription service Onto has expanded its fleet again, this time with 300 Audi e-tron. Onto already has a four-digit number of electric cars from various manufacturers, but these are the first from the VW Group.

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Nov 16, 2020 - 03:46 pm

Onto subcription service orders 600 PSA EVs

Onto, a British subscription service for electric cars, has ordered 300 e-208 electric cars from Peugeot. A follow-up order has been received from Hull, UK where the municipal service provider Kingstown Works Limited, has ordered 13 purely electric Peugeot e-Experts.

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Jul 7, 2020 - 09:51 pm

Jump e-bikes return to London via Lime

Jump’s bright red e-bikes return. The new owner Lime was last caught scrapping many of the electric bikes after taking over the service from Uber. London is now the first city in Europe where e-bikes are making a comeback, and more cities are to follow. + + Kindly see our update below + +

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Jan 29, 2020 - 04:59 pm

Juicar EV-by-subscription launched in Germany & Italy

The Swiss energy group Alpiq is now launching its electric mobility subscription service Juicar in Germany and Italy. Juicar has been on the market in Switzerland since August 2018. In Germany the subscription is now available nationwide in cooperation with the fleet operator Arval.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Aug 17, 2019 - 02:05 pm

Electric car rental NextMove claims Tesla “service hell”

Nextmove is adding far fewer Tesla Model 3 to its fleet than planned. The company had ordered 100 Tesla Model 3 at the end of last year, but after problems with the delivery of the first models, the rental company cancelled a further order worth around five million euros.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 02:06 pm

Hyundai considers car sharing service

Hyundai is considering introducing its own car sharing business for its electric cars.  For the use of an EV in a Hyundai fleet, users would pay tariffs according to the distance travelled, time in use, or energy consumption. 

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Dec 10, 2018 - 10:05 pm

Germany’s first self-service Tesla car rental station

Luxembourg-based start-up UFOdrive opened their first self-service rental car station in Germany. Drivers can now rent and collect one of six Tesla Model S at Hamburg Airport, simply via app. UFOdrives operates EV-only fleets in Luxembourg and Brussels as well.

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Sep 13, 2018 - 07:05 pm

Hertz offers 45 EVs on Mallorca

The Hertz car rental agency has added to their “Green Collection” on Mallorca, expanding their EV fleet based at the airport to a total of 45 EVs. Another expansion is set to follow in the coming months.

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Jul 16, 2018 - 04:35 pm

UK: Plug-in Pledge to rapidly increase electric car fleet

A major surge in plug-in vehicles is to take Great Britain in storm as the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) launches the ‘Plug-in Pledge’. They aim to raise the number of plug-in vehicles in fleets from 50,000 today to 720,000 by 2025.

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Jun 27, 2018 - 05:14 pm

Renault enables termination of battery lease

Renault electric vehicle owners holding a lease for the battery of their Zoe or even Twizy may now end their contract and buy (or resell) the power pack instead. The move follows the option to buy batteries of Renault EVs that had been open for new owners and now applies retroactively.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/12/05/german-car-rental-company-sixt-expands-in-australia/
05.12.2021 18:49