February 2020

Hertz UAE electrifies its fleet with new Hybrid Electric offering

Hertz UAE electrifies its fleet with new Hybrid Electric offering

Dubai, February 03, 2020:The next time you want to rent a vehicle you now have the option to choose a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) as Hertz, the UAE’s leading car rental company,today announced it has inducted the first batch of Toyota Camry HEVs to its fleet.

The Al-Futtaim company is also considering converting 30% of its fleet into HEV over the next 3 years, by adding the newest hybrid models from Toyota, Lexus, Volvo and Jeep. This landmark move will help both residents and tourists not only save fuel and money but also have a more positive impact on the environment.

“Hertz is the first car rental company to provide UAE residents with the opportunity to rent a Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicle.We noticed that the demand for green rental cars has been increasing in the past 2 years, as customers started understanding the financial and environmental benefits of Hybrid Electric cars.With considerable reduction in fuel consumption, allowing our customers to enjoy further cost efficiencies from this outstanding value proposition.” said Nigel Johnson,Managing Director of Hertz UAE.

ToyotaCamry HEV runs for 26KM/L compared to its petrol engine variant at 14.6KM/L, reigstering a staggering 78% enhanced fuel efficiency and 53% less CO2 emissions. The class-leading model provides a comfortable and stable ride with superior handling characteristics and is fitted with the latest hybrid technology, switching between electric and engine power depending on driving conditions and demand.

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