Hertz to Promote Source London’s Electric Vehicle Charging Network
May 16, 2012
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 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.