SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

The Hertz Corporation

January 19, 2011 17:51 ET

Hertz Rents Chevy Volt

First Chevy Volt Rental in the World Completed Today in Manhattan

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - January 19, 2011) - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, announced that the first Chevy Volt rental was completed today in Manhattan. The addition of the Volt to the Company's rental fleet further solidifies Hertz's leadership position in providing EVs for rent to retail consumers and business fleets, to support the build out of the charging infrastructure needed to support EV adoption by consumers.

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Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand operating from more than 8,500 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 81 major airports in Europe, operating both corporate and licensee locations in cities and airports in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Company also operates the Advantage car rental brand at 26 airports in the U.S. and the global car sharing club, Connect by Hertz, in New York City, Berlin, London, Madrid Melbourne, and Paris. And, Hertz operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, offering a diverse line of rental equipment, including tools and supplies, and new and used equipment for sale from approximately 325 branches in the United States, Canada, China, France, Spain and Italy.