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Hertz & BP Acceleration Program

What you should know

Written by Faith Foushee

Edited by Hannah Hillson

Last updated 03/27/2023

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Key Points

  • Hertz and BP are collaborating to provide an EV charger network at Hertz locations.
  • Hertz is adding thousands of EV rental options.
  • BP pulse is expanding its public charging network to the U.S.

Frequently asked questions

  • Hertz offers a selection of rental EVs depending on your location, including vehicles from Tesla and Polestar.

  • Yes and no. Some venues, such as Whole Foods or corporate offices, offer free public charging stations. These chargers often provide Level 2 charging charging. Fast charging stations and networks require payment through a subscription fee or a price for the consumed electricity.

  • Yes, you can install level 1 and 2 EV chargers at home. Level 1 takes between 40 and 50 hours to fully charge an EV and five and six hours to charge a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). Level 2 is faster but may require hiring a technician to install a 240-volt power outlet. Level 2 chargers take four to ten hours to fully charge an EV and one to two hours for a PHEV.

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