Hertz will add 50,000 Tesla Model 3 electric cars to the Uber car rental network

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The US-based car rental company Hertz yesterday announced in a new press release that it would allow Uber to use 50,000 cars out of its Tesla Model 3 fleet by 2023. This is exactly 50% of the 100,000 Model 3 cars that Hertz ordered from Tesla earlier this week.

The strategic partnership between Hertz and Uber aims to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles.

According to Hertz, a Tesla Model 3 will be available to hire from Uber as early as November 2021. In the first stage of the program, a Tesla Model 3 will be available to rent through Uber in the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Washington D.C.

Hertz plans to expand the program to other US states in the coming weeks and months.

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CEOs of both the corporations gave their words on this historic occasion, although Uber did not post an official press release.

“Today’s partnership with Uber is another major step forward in Hertz becoming an essential component of the modern mobility ecosystem and executing on our commitment to being an environmentally forward company,” said Mark Fields, Hertz interim CEO. “We are creating the new Hertz and charting a dynamic, new course for the future of travel, mobility, and the auto industry,” he said.

Tom Brady driving a Tesla Model 3 rental car by Hertz.
Tom Brady driving a Tesla Model 3 rental car by Hertz. Credits: Hertz.
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“Climate change is an urgent global challenge we must all tackle together, and now is the time to drive a green recovery from the pandemic,” said Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. “This combines the power of Tesla, Hertz, and Uber to help accelerate the transition to zero-emissions mobility. We look forward to seeing more EVs on the road right away.”

The trio of these giant corporations combining forces for electric vehicle adoption is a clear sign that EVs are the future and Tesla is going to be the leader of the car industry in the coming years and decades.

If you are renting a Tesla Model 3 from Uber in the above-mentioned cities, access to the Tesla Supercharger network will be free till Feb 1, 2022. Additionally, Uber drivers can get good discounts on EVgo fast charging as they drive their cars, these discounts will be valid for Uber Tesla rides as well, the Hertz press release states.

The 100,000 Model 3 EVs that Hertz is buying from Tesla is just an “initial” order. If this program becomes successful Hertz plans to expand its fleet to 150,000 Tesla cars in the next 3 years. With the current rate of Tesla and EV adoption, this partnership could even extend further.

Related: Tesla has a production ramp problem, not a demand problem, says Musk

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Iqtidar Ali
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