Company to Introduce Electric Car Rental Service
A local company in Shenzhen plans to introduce a e-car or electric car rental service by the end of June. The company Shenzhen Jinqianchao Electric Vehicle Leasing Service Co. has already Checkpoint, Dongmen Pedestrian Street, Shenzhen Airport and Shenzhen North Railway Station.
Sources say that it will be cheaper to rent an electric vehicle that taking a taxi, example is a passenger takes a taxi going to Shenzhen North Railway Station from Futian Transport hub will cost 50 yuan, while renting a car will cost the passenger only 20 yuan. The e-car rental service has advantage of low costs and low emissions can benefit drivers that occasionally drive short distances.
Members can rent or reserve a e-car by the hour or day, prices will already include a charged battery, maintenance and insurance and renters only pays for the time they use the vehicle. Starting price for the car will be at 20 yuan per hour and user needs to pay 6 yuan for every additional hour.
By June residents can rent cars through the company’s app and all vehicles will be equipped with a GPS systems that guides drivers to the nearest service stations for charging.