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Green business travel solutions: Europcar offers electric vehicles for car hire

3rd July 2015

car rentals - business travel solutions from Flightline Travel ManagementEuropcar has introduced a new electric vehicle car hire service in Birmingham as part of its commitment to move five per cent of the car rental companies fleet to electric vehicles by 2020.

The new car rental service will enable customers who are renting a vehicle with Europcar in Birmingham to reduce their environmental footprint and benefit from a green business travel solution for urban journeys.

Business travellers can choose hire one of the car hire company’s Nissan LEAF models and can take advantage of a delivery and collection service, which improves convenience.

Hiring an electric car for business travel

By opting for hiring an electric vehicle, business travellers are helping their company to reduce carbon emission and be compliant with their company’s green business travel policy. Europcar advised that it plans to add more locations offering the scheme in the future. Currently, electrical cars can only be hired at Europcar branches located in Birmingham.

Europcar offers car hire services in 140 countries across the world. In 2014, the car hire company was awarded the title of the World’s Leading Green Transport Solution Company by the World Travel Awards recognising the company’s work to promote corporate environmental responsibility.

Many business travellers often require to hire a car for travel to meetings with clients, conferences or business events abroad and in the UK. The opportunity to hire an electric vehicle is an additional option to rail services, which helps the environment. Plus, if travellers can share a vehicle with other representatives who need to travel to the same destination as them they may find that renting an electrical vehicle is good opportunity for networking and travelling greener for business purposes at the same time.

Would you like find out more about green business travel solutions?

Talk to our Car-Line business travel agents team from ‘Flightline Travel Management’ and call +44 (0) 1844 299 750 to find out how you can travel environmental friendly and reduce your carbon emissions footprint.

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