8 SEPTEMBER 2022: SIXT Australia are pleased to be announcing the expansion of their luxury and electric vehicle fleet on the eve of World EV Day through a new partnership with BMW which will see 500 cars delivered in the coming months.
SIXT launched in 2021 with the largest fleet of electric vehicles in Australia and plans to convert half of its 16,000 nationwide rental fleet to electric in the coming years to help deliver on the nation’s net zero emissions target.
The BMW iX3 is BMW’s first all-electric Sports Activity Vehicle and features the latest in safety technology, BMW’s esteemed supreme comfort, and an impressive range of up to 461km.In addition to growing the largest electric vehicle fleet for hire, SIXT is proud to be partnering with BMW to expand their luxury vehicle offering.
The partnership will see an additional 400 premium vehicles for hire across Australia over the next 12 months including BMW 330i, 220i Gran Coupé, and X3 xDrive30i. Some key locations are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
SIXT Australia CEO Matt Beattie said he was proud to be providing new premium options for customers and growing SIXT’s electric vehicle fleet with one of the world’s most recognisable luxury vehicle brands.
“At SIXT, we are obsessed with growing our electric vehicle fleet and providing our customers with options to travel in comfort and style. So whether travelling for business or a weekend away we are pleased to be partnering with BMW to provide both for our customers.” Mr Beattie said.
“One of the greatest advantages of hiring an electric vehicle through SIXT is that there is no charge to recharge. Just return your vehicle and we’ll recharge it for you so you can save time and money.”
“We are delighted to collaborate with SIXT car rental on its forward-thinking move to provide customers access to the BMW iX3, which represents a new generation – and rapidly expanding – line-up of fully electric models from BMW that offer zero emissions driving pleasure and outstanding range capability,” said Rene Gerhard, Director of Sales, BMW Group Australia.
“Combined with access to complimentary EV charging, customers will be able to embark on adventures of all kinds while benefiting from an array of luxury and technology features.
“The addition of the fully electric iX3 to the SIXT fleet alongside a variety of our other highly efficient conventionally-powered offerings means all lifestyles and preference swill be catered for and is very much aligned with our strategy to offer customers maximum choice while progressing our plans towards an electrified future,” Mr Gerhard added.