Better place 311.
(photo credit: Better place)
Eldan group has signed agreement with Better Place LLC to purchase, market, rent and lease hundreds of
Renault Fluence Z.E. electric cars in 2012.
Eldan, the largest car-rental
and operational leasing company in Israel, will be the first company to offer
electric cars to its customers in Israel and from overseas. It will launch a
package to clients who rent and lease electric cars, including monthly
subscription packages and discounted rates.
Eldan will begin marketing
electric cars to companies and private customers in the upcoming
According to the contract, customers who choose an electric car
will sign a leasing agreement with Eldan and an additional agreement with Better
Place, which will provide customer service.
“Eldan and Better Place are
both companies that have grown in the Israeli market and are leaders in their
industry,” Eldan co-CEO Shai Dahan said in a statement. “It is only natural that
we work together. We are pleased to be the first company to offer drivers the
opportunity to enjoy a new driving experience, and we call upon other companies
to join the green trend with us.”
A few months ago, Better Place signed a
similar purchase agreement for a few hundred cars with Albar carleasing company.
The purchase of a few hundred cars is considered a small amount for large
leasing companies, as some of them purchase 12,000 to 25,000 new cars annually