October 27, 2021, 21:01 GMT
Taxi drivers will be able to rent Tesla electric cars in select cities across the country starting November 1 thanks to the program’s nationwide expansion.
Uber company ad On Wednesday, it will provide 50,000 electric vehicles from Tesla to its drivers in the United States with the help of car rental company Hertz. Specifically, the news comes after Monday Hertz Seals Contract with Tesla to buy 100,000 cars.
“This partnership is another step towards our goal of becoming a mobility platform with Zero emissions by 2030″, Satisfaction Uber tweeted about it.
Starting November 1, Uber taxi drivers will be able to rent Tesla cars through the Hertz program in cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Washington, DC. The project is expected to expand nationwide in the coming weeks. at full capacity by 2023.
At first, drivers will have to pay 334 dollars a week As for the lease, though, the rent will then drop to $299 as the program begins. In addition, in the first phase, Hertz will only allow the rental of electric Tesla cars to drivers who “rank” at least 4.7 points in the Uber system and who, in addition, have at least 150 completed trips.
The company assures that the arrival of Tesla will not only contribute to its efforts in terms of environmental protection, but will also allow taxi drivers to Get additional earnings up to $4,000 annually.