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HPR: The Future of the Rental Car Industry Could Be Electric

Posted on January 25, 2023 .

Jodi Robinson, Blue Planet’s policy analyst, comments on Senate Bill 973, which would mandate the incorporation of zero-emission or plug-in hybrid vehicles into rental car fleets by 2035.

“Public vehicle fleets and rental motor vehicle fleets are responsible for the largest sources of vehicle pollution… The rental car industry plays a huge role in our ground transportation emissions,” Robinson said.

Listen to the full Hawaii Public Radio segment here.