RENTAL AGENCY TAKES DELIVERY OF INNOVATIVE HYBRID DIESEL-ELECTRIC TRUCKS
“GREENEST SOLUTION IN THE INDUSTRY”
For Immediate Release
Contact: Steve Fisher/RPG
Hollywood, California – March 28, 2013 – AVON RENT A CAR TRUCK AND VAN has become the first rental agency in the United States to take delivery of the new 2013 HINO diesel-electric hybrid trucks. The announcement was made by AVON founder/ owner Nelson Silver. The new truck boasts a whopping 30-35% better fuel economy, superior reliability, outstanding horsepower and a low carbon footprint (as compared with standard diesel trucks). Better yet, budget-and-environmentally conscious renters can have the truck starting now for the same daily rate as a traditional truck.
“It’s about being environmentally and socially responsible,” says Silver, who opened his iconic AVON RENT A CAR TRUCK AND VAN 35 years ago, expanding from Hollywood to outlets in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. “Last year AVON introduced solar charging panels on the top of our box trucks. Hybrid trucks are the next step in our continued effort to anticipate the needs of our studio production and entertainment industry clients. Our local merchants and private renters stand to reap these benefits as well. AVON’s hybrids are clean burning, powerful, safe and comfortable. We believe alternative fuel vehicles are the future and AVON’s hybrid trucks currently represent the greenest solution in the industry.”
Do The Math
According to the truck manufacturers website, a traditional truck that runs 20,000 miles per year will consume 1,667 gallons of fuel. The new hybrid at 30 percent fuel savings burns 500 gallons less diesel fuel (your mileage may vary). With diesel fuel over $4 per gallon, the use of the diesel-electric hybrid could result in an average annual savings of over $2,000. Even using the hybrid truck for a local move can yield the renter considerable savings with tons less CO2 thrown into the atmosphere.
Over the last 35 years, Avon has grown to understand the needs of its entertainment industry clientele. Our vehicles contain special value-added items such as lockable jockey boxes (for storing equipment) diamond-plated thresholds (for added loading safety) automatic lift gate, back up cameras, air conditioning and special lighting all come standard. Every feature is easily operated by the average renter.
ABOUT AVON RENT A CAR TRUCK AND VAN
AVON Rent A Car Truck and Van was founded by Silver in 1978 and is now the largest privately owned and independently operated rental company in southern California. The firm quickly established a niche for itself by offering outstanding car and truck rental deals to the public, along with specialty vehicles and equipment to the entertainment industry. The result is superior offerings and customer service at fair prices.
For more information on the diesel-electric hybrid truck and other offerings, contact Nelson Silver at 323-850-0826.