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Hertz & BP Acceleration ProgramWhat you should know
Written by Faith Foushee
Edited by Hannah Hillson
Last updated 03/27/2023
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- 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.