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Thousands of rentable Polestar EVs to land on Hertz lots


Hertz has agreed buy up to 65,000 Polestar electric vehicles over five years, a deal that will help the rental giant electrify its fleet and give the EV automaker access to a wider market, including corporate customers and ride-hailing drivers.
Hertz, which went through a reorganization after filing for bankruptcy protection in May 2020, is aiming to offer more EVs in its global rental fleet for consumers as well as corporate fleets and to ride-hailing drivers.
Hertz’ EV goals kicked off in October when it announced plans to buy 100,000 Tesla vehicles for a reported $4.2 billion. Hertz also announced plans to install thousands of chargers throughout its network to support the increase in EVs, Shortly after the announcement, Uber said it would rent up to half of that order for its drivers.
Hertz wouldn’t share how many Tesla vehicles are now in its fleet. A Her …

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