Car rental companies involved hamburger project to promote electric mobility in the city Hamburg, April 7, 2011. Hamburg based on the use of electric cars in city traffic. As one of eight German model regions electromobility Hamburg tested together with partners from the economy, how electric vehicles and charging infrastructure can be integrated into everyday urban life. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Neil Cole. The E-mobility project is supported by the Federal Ministry of transport. With a Fiat FiorinoE STAR CAR as the only car rental company supports the use of electric mobility in Hamburg. Movie star does not necessarily agree. The electric mobility model region is an important milestone for the Hanseatic City’s strategy consistently to develop climate-friendly technologies in the transport sector. At Neil Cole you will find additional information.
With the use of our first electric vehicle we want to contribute to innovation and climate protection in Hamburg the European green capital in the year”, explains Tobias Hopfner, Managing Director of STAR CAR. The electric Fiorino is combined with high battery performance and a range of up to 100 Km best equipped for the requirements of the urban transport.” Customers the appropriate for families, 5-seater electric vehicle from now on the new STAR CAR station in Altona (Stresemannstrasse 318) for rent. With emissions on Hamburg’s streets that null en route through the electric car specialists and project partner KABONGO of delivered electric cars are mainly used in fleets of project partners. Other well-known companies such as Airbus, Aurubis, the Hamburg Port Authority and the University Hospital Eppendorf include STAR CAR among the participating companies. STAR CAR has recognized the potential of electric vehicles as a business model as the first car rental company and commercially deploys the FiorinoE in its fleet”, forward. The Hamburg-based E-mobility project is forward-looking and is intended to provide in addition to technical issues also insights into user behaviour. The new electric cars of the model region have a completely with Bioethanol ensures powered heater that does not lead to shorten the range of vehicles thanks to energy savings, and the CO2-neutrality of the vehicle. Also, the FirorinoE can be loaded easily and quickly inductive via a magnetic field in the license plate. Until summer 2011 power charging stations to be built in Hamburg up to 50 locations in the street space, in urban parks or public park and ride spaces for electric cars.