New service in Paris: electric cars for rent

October 4, 2011 / Various

Electric vehicles renting system has started in the French capital. According to its founders, it should help to discharge traffic on Parisian streets. Moreover, the organizers, of course, hope for the growing popularity of electric transport in the country.

The new program, called Autolib, has many similarities with bicycle rental systems in Paris and other European cities. The first two months will be a test period when Parisians and visitors of the city will be able to rent an electric Bluecar for thirty minutes. The cost of the service is four – eight Euros.

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