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 |  Jun 05 2014, 1:54 PM


Hertz Rent-a-Car is expanding its Dream Car and Adrenaline Collection.

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 8:31 AM


Hertz is now offering Tesla vehicle rentals at two California airports as part of its Dream Cars program.

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 |  Dec 09 2010, 12:11 PM

Like a lot of people, you may not be willing to take the plunge and buy an electric car. But now, you can rent one from Hertz.

It was announced recently that Hertz Corp. and Smart USA are joining forces to bring the all-electric version of the Fortwo mini to Connect by Hertz car sharing and Hertz Rent A Car locations in New York, Washington, DC, and San Francisco.

Starting December 15, you’ll be able to rent the Smart Fortwo in New York City through Hertz’s car sharing program, followed shortly by San Francisco and Washington DC. More cities will be added later next year. The Hertz Global EV program will offer a variety of electric and plug-in hybrids, including the Chevy Volt and Mitsubishi i-MiEV, to car sharing and rental customers.

Hertz has plans to employ a fleet of 2011 Fortwo electric drive vehicles across the United States, hoping to target early adopters of electric drive technology before series production begins in 2012 and as the car goes on sale through Smart USA’s dealer network.