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Jun 23, 2010

Will the new hybrid Jetta make its way into rental fleets? Perhaps sometime soon, especially with VW’s drive to improve affordability for their cars in America. The new 2011 Volkswagen Jetta makes its global debut in New York on Tuesday, with a new $16,000 model and an emphasis on appealing to the entry-level market. A [...]

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May 13, 2010

Well you can’t exactly rent one of these hybrid trucks but it’s interesting nonetheless that corporate America is embracing hybrid car technology. Why, then, would a major company like UPS make a move that seems more costly than traditional options? What residual benefits are they finding from their new hybrid truck fleet and what features [...]

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Apr 13, 2010

The popularity of hybrid cars has led to many entrepreneurs taking to the scene and creating niche car rental firms. Hybrid Auto Rental Center is one such firm. With one branch in Miami, Florida, they are South Florida’s only “All Green” rental car agency. They are also a company that provides extraordinary customer service. All [...]

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Nov 29, 2009

This is not the first time that Honda has sold a hybrid car that bears the Insight name. The earlier version of the Honda Insight, first sold in 1999, predated Toyota’s popular Prius and was the first gasoline/electric car ever sold in North America. That groundbreaking vehicle featured stellar fuel economy but had a look [...]

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Jun 8, 2009

Toyota’s third-gen Prius is already a huge hit in Japan, and the automaker plans to lease a plug-in version to corporate and municipal customers by the end of the year. Just 200 are slated for release in Japan under a joint program with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry aimed at promoting the adoption of [...]

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May 4, 2009

Enterprise Rent a Car, which has the largest rental fleet in the United States, has introduced an extensive green initiative in an attempt to set a standard in the vehicle rental industry. This includes the introduction of a large number of gas/electric hybrids in addition to a fleet of high efficiency gasoline and flex fuel [...]

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Feb 23, 2009

If the green movement has a center, San Francisco is probably it. In cooperation with a number of corporate sponsors, the San Francisco airport is giving anyone who rents a hybrid, specifically a Honda Civic Hybrid, Nissan Altima Hybrid or Toyota PRIUS $15 off their hybrid car rental at the counter. Currently 10% of the [...]

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Dec 28, 2008

In response to customer demand for environmentally friendly vehicles, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has designated its first “Green Branch” in the state of California in Sacramento near the State Capitol. The “Green Branch” designation means rental customers will be able to choose from a fleet of cars that include hybrids as well as high-mileage, fuel-efficient cars demonstrating [...]

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Dec 28, 2008

In response to customer demand for environmentally friendly vehicles, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has designated its first “Green Branch” in the state of California in Sacramento near the State Capitol. The “Green Branch” designation means rental customers will be able to choose from a fleet of cars that include hybrids as well as high-mileage, fuel-efficient cars demonstrating [...]

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Dec 5, 2008

Denver Business Journal Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the nation’s largest car rental company, said Wednesday the company is putting about 100 hybrid vehicles at its Denver International Airport branch, which will be designated as the company’s second “hybrid branch.” It’s part of a major upgrade in the St. Louis-based company’s national rental fleet, adding nearly 5,000 vehicles that can [...]

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