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Hertz Green Collection Now Features The Toyota Prius Hybrid In Australia

October 18, 2013 Motoring No Comments Email Email

The Hertz Corporation, the world’s largest general use car rental brand, today introduces 40 new Toyota Prius Hybrid vehicles into its Green Collection in Australia.

All Green Collection cars come with the Hertz Make and Model Guarantee ensuring customers drive away in the exact car they booked. Hertz_Toyota_Prius_moving

The comfortable Toyota Prius can be powered by electricity, petrol or a combination of both and are now available to rent from city and airport locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. Perth renters will have the chance to hire these fuel-efficient vehicles from November 1st this year.

Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: “Globally we are constantly looking for initiatives that reduce environmental impacts. The Green Collection highlights this commitment and features vehicles that reduce CO2 emissions to a practicable minimum.”

Chris Rusden, Regional Vice President, Hertz Australia and New Zealand, added: “Sustainable business practices are extremely important to us, and we’re proud to expand the Green Collection in Australia with the Toyota Prius. The fuel-efficient vehicle is the ideal rental solution for drivers concerned about the environment and high fuel prices, while also looking for style, comfort and uncompromised performance.”

Introducing the Toyota Prius in Australia is part of Hertz’s dedication to delivering smart mobility and sustainability solutions via its ‘Living Journey’ commitment, which builds on the company’s heritage of innovation and industry leadership. This includes a range of environmentally conscious business practices as well as vehicle rental options that are fuel efficient and use clean, low-emissions technology.

The new Toyota Prius vehicles offer Hertz customers a spacious and stylish drive, with sleek lines and a sweeping roof that also provides efficiency benefits. The pairing of an electric EV-motor with a robust petrol engine delivers significant fuel savings, and high-performing soundproofing materials deliver a uniquely tranquil drive. Each Toyota Prius seats up to five people, but features 60:40 split retractable rear seats to allow for flexible use of space when fewer passengers are travelling.

Hertz customers can rent the new Toyota Prius vehicles by visiting www.hertz.com. After selecting the Australian pick-up location and booking dates, the currently available Green Collection cars will be displayed.

More information about the Hertz Living Journey sustainability program is available at www.hertzlivingjourney.com

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