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Avis pre-orders electric vehicles

Avis will offer its customers the chance to hire and experience driving an electric vehicle in the following countries: France, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and Portugal.

Pascal Bazin, chief executive officer for Avis Europe, explains: “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.”

Senior vice president, Renault Corporate Sales Division, Uwe Hochgeschurtz, adds:  “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.”

Renault has just revealed the first two production models of its electric vehicle range: Kangoo Express ZE, a light commercial vehicle, and Fluence ZE, a family sedan.

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