Hertz, the first car-rental company to deploy EVs and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric) on three continents, is expanding its dedication to EV technologies once again. The company will participate in Plugless Power’s pilot program to test wireless charging stations at its headquarters, and possibly for customer use in the future.
Plugless Power is an inductive charging technology developed by Evatran, and is the first to offer customers a simple way to charge their EVs without having to remember to plug it in, or fight with a heavy, dirty power cord in a cluttered garage or crowded parking lot.
As one of the world’s largest airport car-rental brands, Hertz has introduced multiple groups of consumers – urban drivers, university students, travelers and corporations – to all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. They continue this trend by trialing the Plugless Power system, and will help further the industry by providing feedback on daily usage routines, user interfaces, and any additional functionality needed.
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