The Hertz Corporation has introduced 40 new Toyota Prius Hybrid vehicles into its Green Collection in Australia.

Hertz has added the Toyota Prius to its Australian fleet.

Hertz has added the Toyota Prius to its Australian fleet.

The Toyota Prius is now available to rent from city and airport locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, and Perth.

Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "Globally we are constantly looking for initiatives that reduce environmental impacts. The Green Collection highlights this commitment and features vehicles that reduce CO2 emissions to a practicable minimum."

Chris Rusden, Regional Vice President, Hertz Australia and New Zealand, added: "Sustainable business practices are extremely important to us, and we're proud to expand the Green Collection in Australia with the Toyota Prius. The fuel-efficient vehicle is the ideal rental solution for drivers concerned about the environment and high fuel prices, while also looking for style, comfort and uncompromised performance."

Introducing the Toyota Prius in Australia is part of Hertz's dedication to delivering smart mobility and sustainability solutions via its “Living Journey” commitment, which builds on the company's heritage of innovation and industry leadership, according to the company. This includes a range of environmentally conscious business practices as well as vehicle rental options that are fuel efficient and use clean, low-emissions technology.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet