Renault EVs to join Avis fleet in Europe from end of 2011
Pascal Bazin, CEO for Avis Europe, said: 'At Avis, we’re committed to providing customers with choice when it comes to mobility and our partnership with Renault is another way in which we are fulfilling this commitment by expanding our fleet to include electric vehicles. The vehicles complement our existing mobility offer, providing an alternative to traditional car hire that will benefit both business and leisure customers who are concerned about their impact on the environment.'
Uwe Hochgeschurtz, senior vice president, Renault Corporate Sales Division, added: 'We are the only European carmaker who is developing a complete range of affordable electric vehicles with our own batteries, our own technologies and our own production system to guarantee a high level of quality and performance. By hiring an electric vehicle through Avis, the public will be able to experience new driving technology and learn about the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.'
Avis will offer the Renault electric vehicle in the following countries: France, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and Portugal.