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Wednesday, 27 October 2021 08:42

Hertz Partners with Uber to Add Up to 50,000 Teslas to Uber Network by 2023

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Hertz and Uber on Oct. 27 announced an exclusive partnership to make up to 50,000 Teslas available by 2023 for drivers to rent when using the Uber network.

This partnership is the largest expansion of electric vehicles on a mobility platform in North America and one of the largest globally, marking another step toward Uber's zero-emissions goal.

 

Starting Nov. 1, drivers can rent Teslas from Hertz through this program in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Washington, D.C.---with a nationwide expansion planned in the coming weeks. 

 

For Hertz, the partnership is part of its commitment to lead the future of travel, mobility and the auto industry. This includes Hertz leading in electrification, shared mobility and a digital-first customer experience.

 

On Oct. 25, Hertz announced its most significant investment to offer the largest EV rental fleet in North America and one of the largest in the world. This includes an initial order of 100,000 Teslas by the end of 2022 and new EV charging infrastructure across Hertz's global operations.

"Today's partnership with Uber is another major step forward in Hertz becoming an essential component of the modern mobility ecosystem and executing on our commitment to being an environmentally forward company," said Mark Fields, Hertz interim CEO. "We are creating the new Hertz and charting a dynamic, new course for the future of travel, mobility and the auto industry."

 

"Climate change is an urgent global challenge we must all tackle together, and now is the time to drive a green recovery from the pandemic," said Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. "This combines the power of Tesla, Hertz and Uber to help accelerate the transition to zero-emissions mobility. We look forward to seeing more EVs on the road right away."

 

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