After a decade of speaking about renting EVs, main automotive rental corporations (together with Hertz) are actually beginning to place severe orders. This is good news, as a result of providing EVs to rental automotive prospects may have a multiplier impact—who’d need to return to their gas-burner after driving electrical for every week?
The newest rental big to get charged is Sixt, a Germany-based firm that operates in 100 nations, together with the US and Australia. Sixt plans to purchase at the very least 100,000 EVs from China’s BYD between now and 2028. The deal is a giant increase for BYD, which lately started promoting EVs in Europe.
Beneath the primary stage of the settlement, Sixt will order a number of thousand EVs, the primary of which shall be obtainable to prospects in Europe, starting in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the UK, within the fourth quarter of this 12 months. The primary mannequin to be supplied would be the BYD Atto, a compact SUV.
BYD and Sixt will even discover alternatives for cooperation in different areas of the world.
Supply: Automotive Information Europe