Sustainability underlies everything. Hertz e Uber today announced the European expansion of their own partnership: Hertz will provide Uber drivers with up to 25,000 electric vehicles (EV) in European capitals by 2025. A wide range of models will be offered including those from Tesla and Polestar. The goal is to become one zero-emission platform in Europe and North America by 2030.
Partnership between Hertz and Uber for environmental sustainability
Hertz and Uber for environmental sustainability. Furthermore, the partnership is a key element of Hertz’s strategy to build one of the largest EV rental fleets in the world and industry-leading Uber’s commitment to become a carbon-neutral platform in Europe and North America by 2030.
La partnership in Nord America has already benefited tens of thousands of drivers on the Uber platform. To date, nearly 50,000 drivers have used a Tesla through this program, completing more than 24 million all-electric trips and more than 260 million electric miles.
The extension of the partnership to Europe will start from Londonheadquarters of Hertz Europe starting from January 2023 to expand during the year and subsequently to other European capitals, such as for example Paris e Amsterdam. Further details will be announced in due course.
Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahisaid the expansion of their partnership with Hertz in Europe will give a significant boost to the transition to zero emissionshelping drivers reduce running costs and the impact on urban transport.
Hertz, what is it
The Hertz Corporationa subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., has been in the car rental business since 1918 under the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands in North America, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Hertz is one of the largest rent-a-car companies in the world and is one of the most recognizable brands globally. Hertz Corporation also owns the Firefly Car Rental brands and operates in numerous international markets including hourly rental through Hertz 24/7. It also operates in the used car sales business through the Rent2Buy program.