Electric cars: Sixt enters

Sixt plans to buy 1,000 electric cars from German electric cars to enter the leasing business, with power to enter. Later, electric vehicles are available in the hiring, reports the "Business Week

In the selection of vehicles decided Sixt not the product of a car manufacturer, but North Hesse for a car supplier. To build a nationwide leasing offer electric cars buys the Sixt Leasing, subsidiary of the Munich-based car rental company Sixt, according to information from the Economic Journal in the next two years, 975 electric cars of the type Stromos.

The vehicle was developed by automotive supplier Fräger and built by its German sister company E-Cars. By the end of the year could be delivered to the first Stromos Sixt. As an entry into the electric car business plans Sixt offer a lease primarily for businesses and municipalities. Later, electric vehicles are also part of the fleet car fleet.

Experience with the rental of electric cars collects Sixt currently using a converted Fiat 500 The Stromos Although based on the Suzuki Splash, but should your car just outside and in the same security features as the conventional model.

The drive train with brake energy regeneration and lithium-ion batteries developed by Fräger new. The maximum speed of five-door model is specified at 120 km / h with a battery charge, he should have a radius of at least 100 kilometers.

Fräger offers Stromos at the net price of 35.000, - Euro. The currently running in test Fiat 500 is more than 49.000, - € expensive. Dirk ASK, leader of the group can Fräger, opposite the magazine no doubt, still making money with his Stromos.

"As a medium we could not afford to set on it." With the vehicle he proves that "you can now build in Germany already a fully electric car for everyday use at a reasonable price"

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