Hertz appoints Gil West as CEO as Stephen Scherr steps down

Hertz have announced that Gil West, former Chief Operating Officer of Delta Airlines and GM’s Cruise unit, will become CEO effective 1 April 2024, at which time he will join the Board. West will succeed Stephen Scherr, who has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors on March 31, 2024. West and Scherr will work […]

Hertz buying thousands of Polestar EVs to accelerate electric vehicle adoption

Car hire company Hertz is partnering with the Swedish electric carmaker Polestart in a deal which includes purchasing up to 65,000 electric vehicles over five years. Availability is expected to this spring in Europe and later in the year in North America and Australia. Hertz says the partnership is part of the company’s ongoing commitment […]

Car hire firm adds 100,000 EVs to its fleet

The rental car company Hertz has announced it has made an initial order for 100,000 Teslas by the end of 2022 and new EV charging infrastructure across the company’s global operations. “Electric vehicles are now mainstream, and we’ve only just begun to see rising global demand and interest,” said Hertz interim CEO Mark Fields. “The new […]


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