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National Clean Fleets Partner: Enterprise Holdings

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Enterprise Holdings, which includes Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car, and National Car Rental, owns and operates more than 1 million cars and trucks worldwide, making it the largest car rental company in the world, measured by revenue, employees, and fleet. Enterprise is investing in alternative fuels and technology and makes vehicles available to customers through its worldwide network. The company has more than 5,500 neighborhood and airport branch offices, located within 15 miles of 90% of the U.S. population. Additionally, more than 80% of the company's airport shuttle buses now run on biodiesel, synthetic diesel, or compressed natural gas.

Fast Facts

  • Joined the National Clean Fleets Partnership: June 2011
  • Headquarters: St. Louis, MO
  • Operations: Enterprise Holdings has approximately 8,200 neighborhood and airport locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, the U.K., Ireland, Germany, and Asia.
  • Strategies and Technologies: Electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, biodiesel, compressed natural gas, fuel-efficient vehicles

Rental Cars Go Electric in Florida

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Clean Fleets News

Sept. 5, 2013

Nation's largest electric vehicle rental initiative launches in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – An unprecedented partnership of Orlando's leading rental agency, top hotels, and major attractions launched Drive Electric Orlando. The effort is a first-of-its-kind electric car rental initiative that gives Orlando visitors another exciting experience to add to their itinerary in the Sunshine State—driving an electric car.

"Orlando's visitors now have an opportunity to try out an exciting technology while saving time, saving money, and making a difference," said Robbie Diamond, president and CEO of the Electrification Coalition, which is leading the Drive Electric Orlando effort. "We see this program as Orlando's newest and smartest ride, a program that lets visitors see all that Orlando has to offer while leaving the gas pump behind."

With an extensive network of partners and more than 300 electric charging stations throughout America's tourism capital, Drive Electric Orlando offers a seamless experience from the rental counter, to the theme park, to the hotel and everywhere in between.

"With more than 57 million visitors annually and one of the largest charging networks in the country, Orlando is the ideal location for the Drive Electric project," said Diamond. "Where better to introduce Americans to the electric car than North America's leading travel destination and the world's largest rental car market?"

Drive Electric Orlando will offer unique benefits to family vacationers and business travelers alike. For families, it's an opportunity to enjoy fun, quiet, and convenient transportation between all of Orlando's parks, attractions, and restaurants without having to stop at the gas station. For business travelers and those attending Orlando conventions, it's an opportunity to try something environmentally forward-thinking, cost-effective, and efficient.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the Drive Electric Orlando car rental partner, is renting Nissan LEAF plug-in electric vehicles at its Orlando International Airport location. "Our supporting role in the Drive Electric Orlando project promotes the adoption of electric vehicles in one of the world's top tourist destinations," said Lee Broughton, head of sustainability, Enterprise Rent-A-Car. "We know that the car rental experience is often an extended test drive. Our partnership with Drive Electric Orlando familiarizes travelers with new vehicle technology that they may not otherwise be able to experience."

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