Tagged Nissan LEAF

EV-Based Rental Service for Ride-Sharing Drivers Launched

Vision Fleet, a Los Angeles-based company that manages the largest deployment of electric vehicles in a public fleet in the U.S., has launched Evercar — a service for on-demand drivers who work for companies such as Uber, Lyft, Instacart, and Postmates.


AVIS Denmark Orders 401 Nissan e-NV200 Vans

Nissan and AVIS Denmark have signed a deal to create a fleet of Nissan electric vehicles with a new order of 401 Nissan e-NV200 vans and a further 60 units of the 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF.


Europcar UK to Expand Electric Fleet by 2020

By 2020, Europcar UK has announced that 5% of its fleet will be electric vehicles by 2020. To get started, Europcar has launched a new fleet of Nissan Leaf electric vehicles.


Iceland Opens First Electric Car Rental Service

Iceland has launched its first electric car rental service. With four electric cars available (including a Nissan Leaf), Electric Carrental expects to add more cars to the fleet in the spring.


Hertz Provides Electric Vehicles in Spain

Partnering with Spain-based electric company Endesa, Hertz will be renting the all-electric Nissan LEAF from its Malaga city and airport locations to promote a sustainable transportation option.


Malaysia to Launch Electric Car-Sharing Program

Malaysia will launch its first electric car-sharing program in the Klang Valley in August.


Avis Adds 400 Nissan LEAFs to Denmark Fleet

As part of a mini-lease program, Avis Car Rental has added 400 Nissan LEAFs to its Denmark fleet.


EVs Lose Value Quicker Than Gasoline Vehicles, KBB Reports

Most plug-in electric vehicles will depreciate more dramatically over five years than their conventional gasoline counterparts, according to a new report from Kelley Blue Book via USA Today.


Electric Vehicle Rental Initiative Launches in Orlando

Drive Electric Orlando (DEO), a first-of-its-kind electric car rental initiative, was officially launched in Orlando, Fla., last week.


Evatran Completes Wireless Charging Trials with High Profile Fleets

Hertz is among the participants of Evatran’s Plugless wireless charging program for its LEAF and Volt electric vehicles.


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