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Hertz to offer BYD electric cars for rental in China

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Hertz Global Holdings Inc will begin renting electric cars to consumers in three Chinese cities in the foreseeable future, its China chief said on Wednesday.

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Hertz Global Holdings Inc will begin renting electric cars to consumers in three Chinese cities in the foreseeable future, its China chief said on Wednesday.

Hertz plans to offer 2 e6 sedans, made by BYD in Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen, respectively, soon, Edward Hu told Reuters on the sideline of a company event in Shanghai.

Locally made electric cars by General Motors and Chery Automobile are also candidates as Hertz puts more EVs on streets, Hu said, adding that General Electric will help install charging spots in select Chinese cities.

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