Hearts, a major car rental company in the United States, announced that it will purchase 100,000 EVs from electric car maker Tesla and introduce them in more than 100 markets around the world.

As a result, Tesla's stock price rose, and its market capitalization exceeded $ 1 trillion for the first time, and the Japanese yen exceeded 110 trillion yen.

Hertz Global Holdings, a major American car rental company, announced on the 25th that it will purchase 100,000 EVs from American electric car maker Tesla.

The US media reports that the purchase cost is 4.2 billion dollars, which is about 470 billion yen in Japanese yen.

From November, it will be available for rental at airports throughout the United States, and then by the end of next year, it will be introduced in more than 100 markets around the world.

According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, an American polling agency, in April, about 40% of respondents said they might seriously consider buying an EV the next time they buy a new car. increase.

For this reason, if the use of rent-a-cars becomes widespread, the spread of EVs may accelerate at once.

Following this announcement, Tesla's stock price rose, with a market capitalization of over $ 1 trillion for the first time and over 110 trillion yen in Japanese yen.

Japanese manufacturers such as Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. are also developing EVs, and competition is fierce.