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  • Hertz Spending Estimated $10 Million On Solar Rooftops In U.S. This Year

    Hertz Spending Estimated $10 Million On Solar Rooftops In U.S. This Year

    Rental car stalwarts, The Hertz Corporation (Hertz, NYSE:HTZ) revealed plans to install 2.3 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic systems at sixteen locations across the U.S. this year. As the first piece of their solar initiative, Hertz completed construction of a 235 kilowatt system — that’s about the size of 60 typical U.S. home solar installations — on the rooftop of… Read More

  • Hertz Announces Investment In Solar Systems At Rental Car Facilities

    Hertz Announces Investment In Solar Systems At Rental Car Facilities

    Hertz has been making some green moves lately by renting out electric vehicles. Now, they are taking green operations to the next level by installing solar panels at select locations. The first phase includes retrofitting 16 existing facilities with 2.3 MW+ solar systems and getting them operational by Q3 2011. Read More

  • Valentine’s Giveaway: New York Readers, Win An Electric Car Love Date From Hertz

    Valentine’s Giveaway: New York Readers, Win An Electric Car Love Date From Hertz

    Not to be outdone by Zipcar, Hertz recently launched Connect by Hertz, a car sharing service. In order to stay hip, they’ve started renting out electric cars like the wee Smart fourtwo and they want to send you and your SO on a wild ride through the streets of New York. First, and this is the bad part, you have to be an NYC resident and you have to have a driver’s license. Read More

  • Hertz To Offer Electric Vehicles By The Hour

    Hertz To Offer Electric Vehicles By The Hour

    Hertz Rent A Car is set to offer electric vehicles at an hourly rate starting December 15th in New York City, with expansion of the service to San Francisco, Washington D.C., London, up to 50 college campuses in North America, and markets in Texas and China by the end of 2011. For what it calls the ConnectByHertz “car sharing” service in Manhattan, the company aims to make 20… Read More

  • Hertz Will Offer Electric Vehicles. Most Likely At A Premium.

    Hertz Will Offer Electric Vehicles. Most Likely At A Premium.

    Want to drive the Volt or Leaf for just a day or week? Don’t feel like paying large for a car that hasn’t run its course? Call up Hertz and rent one. That’s right, Hertz has just announced that it plans to rent out EVs through its car rental and car sharing operations. Zipcar take note. Read More