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Best places to rent a car in the UK

Best places to rent a car in the UK

A holiday or business trip is rarely based on whether a rental car is needed or if it is a good place to drive. However, there are some places in the UK where a rental car can be needed more than others and routes that can be hard to resist for driving enthusiasts.

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Benefits of electric car hire

Benefits of electric car hire

​To us, the advantages of choosing an electric car over a petrol-fuelled one are obvious; that’s why we decided to set up the world’s first environmentally friendly vehicle rental company. It’s widely known that electric cars are better for the environment but what does that mean and are there any other benefits to hiring an electric car?

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What is the average miles per gallon for electric cars?

What is the average miles per gallon for electric cars?

According to Fuel-Economy.co.uk, the average MPG for UK cars in 37.8. A hybrid car will then get a slightly improved MPG, for example the 2016 Prius typically gets 50–55 MPG. But because electric cars don’t use fuel, how can they be categorised in mileage performance when electric cars don’t use the ‘gallons’ that MPG is measured in?

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How much impact do electric cars have on reducing UK CO2 emissions?

How much impact do electric cars have on reducing UK CO2 emissions?

When people think of lowering CO2 levels and becoming ‘greener’, most look to electric vehicles as a driver for improvement. Overall, transport accounts for around a quarter of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions and, as such, does have a large effect on the quality of air.

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​Green Motion CEO presented with outstanding achievement award
What car hire options are there for young drivers?

What car hire options are there for young drivers?

​Unlike some other car rental companies, Green Motion doesn’t have a strict over 25 policy. We believe that hiring a car should be a fun experience and who’s to say that younger people should miss out on experiences because they’re not old enough to hire a car?

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When a long-term car hire is needed

When a long-term car hire is needed

Whilst the majority of car hires re short and, most commonly, placed over the course of a weekend or holiday break, not all car hires are short term. Some lead to customers enjoying our range of low-emission vehicles over the course of a few weeks and, in some cases, months.

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Our carbon neutral scheme is continuing to battle Amazon Rainforest deforestation
How much does it cost to hire an electric car?

How much does it cost to hire an electric car?

There are so many combinations that it will be hard for us to tell you the price of every single type of car hire, but as a guide, we’ve drawn up an example of some of the prices from a range of our branches in the UK.

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Green Motion in line for record 9th Rental Company of the Year award win
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