Starting with a dozen Model T Fords in 1918, Hertz operates from approximately 7,700 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Locations include major airports in North America, Europe, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. More recently, the company has partnered with Royal Jordanian and Turkish Airlines to give frequent flyers global car rental benefits.
Hertz provides a number of different products and services to their customers. NeverLost is an onboard navigation system powered by TomTom. This device uses the latest advanced technology to find the nearest Hertz car rental facility and use their mobile phone - all of course, hands-free! As part of Hertz global sustainability strategy, the company launched a solar energy program in 2011 called the Living Journey. As part of this program they have already built two solar installation sites and launched a revolutionary range of electric vehicles, which are available on three continents.
In 2011 Hertz scooped The Best Car Rental Company in Asia, Singapore and Czech Republic. In Romania they won the Car Rental Company of the year, in Hungary the Business Excellence Award from the Business Traveller Magazine and in Australia the Best Car/Campervan Rental Operator for the fifth consecutive year. They have also been declared winners of the HR and Business Success Award during The European HCM Excellence Awards as well as being named 19th in the UKs Top 100 Business Superbrands.
The 2012 shortlist for Best Car Hire Company