Through the Alliance with Fiat, Europcar wants to offer its customers a new, environmentally friendly product range the European car rental company Europcar has teamed up Fiat with the aim to expand the fleet of rental cars, with the car manufacturer to new, environmentally friendly cars. The new Fiat models, which Europcar now offers, the eco-friendly models include Grand Punto, Punto, the idea, 500, Panda, QUBO and Bravo. “Jehan de The, head of global marketing at Europcar, is convinced that Fiat as currently sales strongest automakers compared to the average volume of CO2 emissions” is the ideal partner to assist Europcar on his eco-friendly way. Already in the last few years, green car rental deals within the Europcar advanced group increasingly to the fore. 2008, the Bureau Veritas Europcar as first European car rental company gave an award for its “green” extraordinary commitment.
“Thanks to numerous groundbreaking initiatives Europcar is the pioneer in the field eco-friendly car rental. In particular Europcar has committed to provide its clients with a low-emission car fleet”, commented the award de The. In addition to the Alliance with Fiat Europcar undertook another important step, to achieve in the future even more environmentally conscious consumers. The Europcar website now offers customers the possibility to calculate the average CO2 emissions of each car group individually and compare, before one more click to actual car rentals. The new car in the Fiat series are among the most environmentally friendly car hire offers at the Europcar Web site (microsite.europcar.com/fiatgreen/index_de.html). The Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda are a CO2 or 113 g / km of CO2 for example, 110 g / km and even larger models such as the Fiat idea and the Grand Punto come out with less than 120 g / km of CO2. Because Europcar and demonstrably aims at the next important steps “green businesses” to one, the partnership with Fiat is a strategic measure”to this Target to achieve, so de The.
About Europcar In the possession of the French investment company Eurazeo, Europcar in Europe holds the leading position with regard to the rental of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Europcar serves business and leisure customers throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Europcar booked without the franchise business in 2007 with 7,700 employees and a fleet of more than 215,000 vehicles over 10 million rentals. In September 2008, decided to Europcar and the U.S. market leader enterprise rent a car a strategic alliance and built 1,300 locations in 162 countries together with 1.2 million vehicles, the world’s largest car rental network.