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Hertz orders 100,000 Teslas in deal reportedly worth $4.2 billion | It’s the single largest order of electric vehicles Business

https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/25/22744504/hertz-tesla-order-100000-vehicles-electrify-fleet
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u/Eurynom0s Oct 25 '21

I can see rentals spending a lot more time on superchargers though.

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u/FrusTrick Oct 25 '21

Sure, but you arent taking into account that even with a $35K replacement cost, the savings on maintainance alone covers that and then some. Are expensive to buy, but relatively cheap to maintain. They will make money hand over fist even if they find themselves replacing batteries for some reason.