On probation for two months, this Bluecar electric cars can be rented for 30 minutes at a cost of between four to eight euros.
As quoted from the BBC, an electric car rental system called Autolib It also allows people to become members at a cost of 10 euros per day up to 144 euros per year.
Electric cars are provided by the entrepreneur Vincent Bollore and produced by Italian engineers, Pininfarina, famous for designing Ferrari and Maserati.
These cars can travel 250 kilometers before having to be recharged with a battery for four hours.
In this initial plan, 66 for the four-passenger car will be available at 33 docking stations in Paris. But the mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe plans to expand to 3,000 vehicles in more than 1,000 filling stations by the end of 2012.
This project can be run because the big companies interested to invest more in Europe. Renault SA and the parent company of Japan's Nissan Motor to invest four billion euros for this electric vehicle.
Carlos Ghosn, the director of Renault and Nissan said sales of electric cars will reach about 10% of new car sales in 2020.
source : http://id.berita.yahoo.com/teknologi/
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