From new legislative EV incentives to state and local mandates that will affect the car rental industry, operators need to start developing an electrification strategy. Operational and legal issues surrounding charging, tracking of rental cars, and data privacy must be considered.
May 11, 2021
An added bonus for customers trying out a Tesla is that they can return it with just 20% of the battery remaining, rather than the full tank required for petrol or diesel rentals.
May 6, 2021
The Trov and UFODrive collaboration will launch in London, where they offer all-digital, all-electric, self-service car rentals out of two locations, Park Lane and Oxford Street
February 9, 2021
A report from the Rocky Mountain Institute found that high mileage of ride-hailing vehicles takes advantage of electric power over gas - yet the high cost of EVs are a barrier to drivers.
January 11, 2021
The capital will enable Envoy to continue expansion throughout the United States.
November 23, 2020
Many fleet operators are unable to source appropriate electric vehicles for their needs while others have a business model that struggles to absorb the additional cost and charging constraints of running electric vehicles (EV).
November 23, 2020
With the signing of this partnership, the "One Sustainable Fleet" program takes an important step forward.
November 18, 2020
Developed with BYD Company Limited, the D1 cars will start rolling out to Didi’s leasing partners in major Chinese cities in the coming months.
November 17, 2020
U.S. drivers will also have access to 20% below MSRP on home charging equipment. Drivers with Uber Diamond-tier status will also be eligible for special financing through a pilot program with GM Financial.
September 9, 2020
Daimler’s carsharing partnership with BMW, Share Now, will expand its footprint using all-electric smart models and combine with different means of transport. Another initiative, the Ready to Share service allows smart owners to share their vehicles privately through the Share Now app.
August 29, 2019
Electric scooter may not directly emit emissions but do contribute greenhouse gases factoring in charging. However, they contribute 59% less CO2 per mile than the average car.
July 23, 2019
Green Commuter is an all-electric vanpool provider based in California that offers vanpooling, carsharing, shuttle service, and fleet replacement.
April 17, 2019
Europcar is now offering EVs for private, leisure, and business rentals at its Auckland Airport, Christchurch Airport, Wellington Airport locations, and Dunedin.
March 25, 2019
Europcar Mobility Group U.K. is adding 100 Citroën Berlingo Electric vans into its fleet due to increasing interest in zero-emission vehicles for last mile deliveries and van fleets in areas of the United Kingdom.
March 18, 2019
The company already owns 350 EVs, including Teslas, Jaguars, Renaults, Nissans, and Kias, among other brands.
February 21, 2019