Green Car of the Year 2010 joins Avis’ 2011 Select Series line up
Leading car rental company, Avis Rent a Car today announces the addition of the VW Golf BlueMotion to its premium Select Series fleet. The new low emission cars will join the exciting range of vehicles currently on offer in the series, including the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, Peugeot RCZ, Fiat 500 and Citroën DS3.
With the Avis ‘Select Series’, customers are guaranteed the make and model of their car at the time of booking, appealing to motoring enthusiasts and the more discerning renter looking to hire a specific vehicle. Whether they’re looking for the luxury of a Mercedes or an Audi, or the green credentials of the VW Golf BlueMotion, the Avis Select Series has a car to suit every taste.
Having won a number of accolades, including the What Car? Green Car of the Year 2010 award, the VW Golf BlueMotion has all the green credentials any eco-minded customer needs. With carbon dioxide emissions of just 99g/Km and an average fuel economy of an impressive 74.3 miles per gallon, customers will be saving on fuel with every hire. What’s more, for customers looking to drive across the capital, the Golf BlueMotion will also give them the added bonus of being fully exempt from the city’s congestion charge.
The new Golf BlueMotions will be available to rent in London and the South East*, while the rest of the Select Series is available at 12 locations** across the UK, including Avis’ Manchester Airport and Stansted Airport .
Avis’ commercial director Anthony Ainsworth commented; “We’re thrilled to be offering our customers a great new range of cars in our Select Series, guaranteeing that they’ll drive away in the exact make and model car they choose when booking. The new congestion charge-free VW Golf BlueMotion is a fantastic addition to the Select Series fleet and with our wide choice of top-of-the-range and environmentally friendly vehicles, we’re trying harder to bring convenient mobility to all our customers.”