Hertz Welcomes Oxford Brookes University Car Club To Its 24/7 Hourly Rental Service

 Hertz Welcomes Oxford Brookes University Car Club To Its 24/7 Hourly Rental

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, Oct. 21, 2013

- University car club provides staff and students access to Hertz low-emission
and electric vehicles parked on campus and at student halls

LONDON, Oct. 21,2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the
world's largest general use car rental brand, has signed a partnership with
Oxford Brookes University enabling more than 3,000 staff and 18,500 students
to rent low emission and electric cars from Hertz by the hour. Hertz 24/7
vehicles will be available for staff use during working hours, with
availability for students and private requirements during evenings, weekends
and holidays.

The Hertz 24/7 fleet for the University's car club includes low emission Ford
Fiesta's, and an all-electric Mitsubishi IMiEV. The Oxford Brookes Car Club is
part of the University's on-going commitment to reduce travel costs and its
carbon footprint.

Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "We are delighted
to collaborate with Oxford Brookes University to provide the convenience and
environmental benefits of Hertz 24/7 to staff and students alike. The
technology-enhanced Hertz 24/7 pool fleet for the University's car club will
help ease local congestion through shared vehicle use, while providing an
alternative to driving a privately-owned car."

Henning Thiel, Sustainability Manager of Oxford Brookes University, said:
"Hertz 24/7 will be an important addition to the University's suite of
transport solutions which provides an excellent service to our staff and
students. While increasingthe quality of the student experience, the car club
will also help the University inreducing our environmental impacts and will
have a positive effecton our local community by alleviating traffic and
parking conditions."

The Hertz 24/7 cars for the Oxford Brookes Car Club are located at University
buildings and student halls. These include the main campus at Gipsy Lane Site,
the Clive Booth Student Village, Headington Hill Site, Marston Road Site,
Wheatley Campus, Harcourt Hill Campus, Warnerford Hall and Crescent Hall.
Members of the Oxford scheme can also access a network of Hertz 24/7 vehicles
located across the country.

Students and staff can easily book the vehicles online, by phone, or by using
iPhone or Android apps and, as with all 24/7 vehicles, RFID technology allows
keyless entry to any vehicle in the fleet. While on the road, members have
24/7 one-touch access to the Customer Care Centre through the in-car
hands-free telecom technology.

All 24/7 bookings include insurance, cleaning, maintenance and VAT, with
standard rates starting from £5.50 per hour. Oxford Brookes Car Club members
will also be able to use the Hertz 24/7 service in the UK, US, France,
Germany, Spain and Australia for hourly, daily or weekly rentals, with any
time instant access.

Oxford Brookes is the latest educational institution for Hertz's 24/7 program
in the UK, which also serves Imperial College London, Reading University and
London's Brunel University. Hertz 24/7 also partners with over 50 universities
in the United States.

Hertz 24/7 offers technology-enhanced vehicles in convenient locations across
the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain and Australia. Providing round-the-clock
access to vehicles for hire by the hour, day, week or month, Hertz currently
has 35,000 vehicles (including cars, mini-vans, vans and SUVs) equipped for
24/7 rentals. As Hertz continues to roll out the technology through its global
fleet, around 500,000 vehicles are expected to be in the network by 2016,
which is expected to be ten times the size of the current car sharing industry

Notes to editors:

About Hertz

The Hertz Corporation ( www.hertz.com ) operates its car rental business
through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately 10,400
corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin
America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is
the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from
approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in 150 countries. Hertz
is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major
airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and
franchisee locations in 80 countries.

Hertz is in its 95th year of delivering quality car rental solutions to
leisure and corporate customers. Product and service innovations such as Hertz
Gold Plus Rewards, Worldwide Online Check-in, specially designed NeverLost®
satellite navigation systems, and unique cars offered through the company's
Prestige, Family, Fun/Adrenaline and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from
the competition.

Hertz Press Contacts

Nicola HanleyKetchumT: +44-(0)-207-611-3597E: nicola.hanley@ketchum.com 

Website: http://www.hertz.com
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