Rental car company adds EVs to fleet
Europcar received co-funding to demonstrate the potential of electric vehicles as rental cars.
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Europcar added 10 Volkswagen e-Golfs to its fleet of rental cars, giving customers an opportunity to experience an EV first hand. They are available in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown.
The project aims to increase demand for EVs in the rental vehicle sector, which is the largest corporate purchaser of passenger vehicles in New Zealand.
The project was approved for $190,939 of co-funding from round two of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund. Project costs included charging infrastructure, vehicle lease costs and marketing.
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