As part of Europcar Australia’s environmental
push, the car rental company is now adding more diesel vehicles to its
Over the next few weeks the company will take
delivery of a total of 500 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel 2.0 TDIs and
Skoda Octavia Ambiente sedans.
Europcar Australia’s Group Marketing Manager
Ashley Jurberg said that the new vehicles scored good ratings in
the government’s green vehicle guide based on greenhouse and air
“These vehicles are stylish yet powerful with
their diesel engines and also economical for the motorist,” Mr
Jurberg said. “They will complement our existing fleet and add to
our other environmental initiatives whilst handling well on the
In Australia, Europcar has a partnership with
non-profit environmental conservation organisation Greenfleet.
Through a carbon neutralisation program 17 trees are planted for
each new vehicle added to Europcar’s fleet and customers can elect
to make a donation each time they hire a vehicle.