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Car Hire Emissions Less Than Private Vehicles

Filed under: Car Hire UK — admin @ 11:33 am December 14, 2011

Research looking at the impact of vehicle rental on the environment by the Transport Research Laboratory concluded that car rentals have an average 12% lower emission rate than private vehicles in the UK.
Rental vehicles are also in use for longer periods of time than private cars being used 70-80% of the time for a distance of 50 miles per day.Car Exhaust
Car rental also links other modes of transport with about 20% of all journeys beine one-way.
It is also expected that car rental firms will be an early adopter of electric vehicles.

The study for the the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association feels the UK car hire sector is overlooked by policymakers as having a positive impact on sustainable transportation by providing an alternative to car ownership.
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Super Saver Vehicles in Australia and New Zealand

Filed under: Cheap Car Hire — Tags: , — admin @ 3:44 pm December 2, 2011

For the really budget conscious traveller, Super Saver vehicles can be hired throughout locations in Australia and New Zealand. The Super Saver vehicle will be an older model usually at least 6 years old and will have a high mileage around 150,000 km although all vehicles are well maintained mechanically and easy to drive. For example a Super Saver compact car hired from Auckland Airport on 19 February 2012 for 7 days costs only £121 compared to £149 for a newer model.