Hertz has a partnership with BP to provide electric vehicle chargers

Hertz and BP have agreed to put BP's Pulse EV charging stations at Hertz locations. Hertz wants to aggressively electrify and give the greatest electric car rental experience.

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Hertz is recognized for its electric car fleet orders from Tesla (100,000 vehicles), Polestar (65,000 vehicles), and GM (175,000 vehicles). 

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Now they plan to offer charging at current locations, making it easier for consumers to use rented electric vehicles and keeping them charged between reservations.

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Hertz did not specify the number of EV chargers, locations, or timing in their press statement, but they did list where they offer EV rentals. 

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

500 Hertz locations in 38 U.S. states provide EV rentals, and the brand wants to be one-quarter electric by 2024.

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

BP sees this agreement as a great approach to debut BP Pulse in the U.S. with a major expansion of service sites, because Hertz stations will be open to the public for charging. 

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Bernard Looney, BP CEO, said it's "wonderful" to join forces with Hertz, one of the largest names on the road. Together, we can improve the EV driving experience for U.S. customers by delivering charging facilities and design solutions. This is just the beginning for bp pulse in the US."

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Hertz may become an industry leader if it continues to electrify. Implementing EV chargers will help them attract clients who are new to EVs and worried about charging.

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers