Hertz - Green Collection
The world is continuously seeking for environment friendly alternatives in fueling cars since the major contributor of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are motor vehicles. Different car manufacturers developed environment friendly vehicles. Those cars are termed as such because they are run by alternative fuels or clean fuels which emit lower amount of toxic gases compared to petroleum fuels. Other types of newly developed cars are run by electricity or air while others are dual-fueled which are also known as hybrids. These environment friendly cars are believed to replace or go beyond those conventional cars that are why car manufacturers and car renting corporations are now offering those cars in the market.
Hertz, second largest car rental company in the world, is one of the companies that promote environment friendly vehicles. Hertz introduced its "Green Collection" in the market in September 1996. The Green Collection comprises of environment friendly vehicles. Among the environment friendly vehicles are Toyota Prius, Buick LaCrosse, Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, and Toyota Camry. Most of the vehicles included in the Green Collection received Smart Way certification of Environmental Protection Agency or EPA. Smart Way certification is received by vehicles with relatively low emissions of greenhouse gases and other air pollutants.
In terms of compliance in environmental standards, cars included in the Green Collection offer a weighed carbon dioxide output level of less than 140g/km. This numerical value means that Green Collection cars are more environment friendly than other cars. This value of weighed carbon dioxide concentration is already below the 2008 voluntary quantity set by the EU for the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.
When it comes to fuel efficiency, those vehicles included in Green Collection have least 29 mpg and can achieve 40-65 mpg. These numerical values depend on the sizes of the vehicle. Because cars included in the Green Collection are fueled by clean fuels, specifically E85 which is known to be very efficient in terms of combustion properties.
The Hertz Green Collection cars are available in four different sizes. You could choose the features of the cars that are suited to your taste. There are wide varieties of cars available which are all certified environmentally friendly. Deciding on what type of car to rent is not that difficult because Hertz is also a consumer friendly company. The company's Green Collection list is available in the internet. It provides you the details for their available cars. In this case you will know exactly what car you will be renting.
Hertz not only offers environment protection through those environment friendly cars. They also provide room for environment restoration. Hertz committed to contribute to different environmental foundations for every paid or reserved Green Collection rental. With those attributes, Hertz is surely a good car rental company that could offer you the best vehicles available in the market. They are not only protecting the environment, but also its customers as well since they are the one who will be using their cars. With Hertz Rental Company, you will surely helping the environment while enjoying traveling with those trendy cars.