Hertz to Promote Source London's Electric Vehicle Charging Network
LONDON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, has announced that it will help promote Source London's electric vehicle (EV) charging network to Hertz customers in support of London's vision of becoming an electric capital of Europe. As well as continuing to provide free access to Source London's network to Hertz customers when they rent Hertz On Demand car share EVs, Hertz will also promote Source London at its London EV rental locations and on http://www.hertz.co.uk.
Michel Taride, President, Hertz International and Executive Vice President, Hertz Corporation, said: "We're excited to support Source London in its efforts to build an electric vehicle charging network across Greater London. At Hertz we've committed to pioneering smart mobility, including rentals of electric vehicles, which can benefit from Source London's extensive network."
The move comes as part of Hertz's on-going commitment to sustainable motoring. The first global rental car company to provide Electric Vehicles across three continents and offering the most diverse range of EV's on the market, Hertz launched 'Living Journey', the global sustainability strategy underpinning all areas of its business, in 2011. More recently it has announced a range of agreements to expand upon its fleet of electric cars and vans, including the Vauxhall Ampera announced today.
In the UK, Hertz operates 16 Source London funded charging points at six locations across Greater London including London Heathrow and London City Airport.
Hertz is the world's largest general use car rental company, operating from over 8,500 corporate locations in 150 countries worldwide. Hertz is in its 93rd year of delivering quality car rental solutions to leisure and corporate customers. Product and service innovations such as Hertz #1 Club Gold, Worldwide Online Check-in, specially designed NeverLost® satellite navigation systems, and unique cars offered through the company's Prestige, Family, Fun/Adrenaline and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. For more information please go to http://www.hertz.com
About Hertz On Demand
Hertz On Demand has more than 800 vehicles available to drive from more than 250 locations worldwide, including corporate offices and universities. Hertz On Demand offers vehicles equipped with keyless entry, and benefits covered by the competitive hourly rate including fuel, insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and 24-hour in car Member Care Center communication. For more information, or to register, visit http://www.hertzondemand.com or http://www.hertzondemand.co.uk, or call Member Care Services at 877-654-4400 in the US or 08708-45-45-45 in the UK.
About Source London
- Transport for London, as the Mayor's transport authority, oversees the delivery and operation of the Source London network.
- Membership of Source London allows for limitless re-charging of its publicly accessible network in locations across the city.
- For more information or to register with Source London go to https://www.sourcelondon.net/
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