Carrefour will offer Teslas for hire, a first in France

As Tesla’s selling prices continue to rise, this new offer from Carrefour could be of interest to many customers. Indeed, the retail brand will offer Tesla rental via its dedicated service. A first in France.

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Tesla’s selling prices have been steadily increasing for several months, especially in the United States but also in France. Nevertheless, Carrefour will soon offer an alternative for those who would like find yourself behind the wheel of a Tesla at a lower cost.

Indeed, the retail brand has just announced this Thursday, June 16, 2022 the arrival of several Tesla models in its catalog of vehicles available for rental via the Carrefour Location service. In its position as the leading vehicle rental network with 850 agencies in France, the company wants to accelerate the development of its offer with adding electric passenger vehicles to its fleet.

Rent a Tesla for €59 at Carrefour Location

This is why from June 16, 2022, customers will be able to rent a Tesla Model Y or a Model 3 by the day or more if they wish. For the occasion, Carrefour intends to offer rental offers at preferential rates. Until July 31 and in nearly thirty storesit will be possible to rent the Tesla of their choice at the advantageous price of 59 € for the first day of rental.

Then, prices may vary depending on the models and times of the week, between 119 and 149 € the following days. As the sign specifies in its official press release, Tesla vehicles will be available for rental in 80 hypermarkets and supermarkets initially, before a wider deployment by 2023.

tesla model 3 crossroads
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Here by the way list of cities in which it will be possible to rent a Tesla via Carrefour Location:

  • Abeille Cordelier, Aix-en-Provence, Argiles-Gazost, Auchel Allouagne, Châlons-en-Champagne, Claye-Souilly, Croissy-sur-Seine, Ecully, Evreux, Hem, L’Hay-Les-Roses, Lattes, Lormont, Merci-Et-Vaux, Mérignac, Perpignan Claira, Pontault-Combault, Quetigny, Rambouillet, Saint-Denis-Les-Bourgs, Saint-Mard, Scionzier, Tourgeville, Uzès, Vannes and Villers-Bocage

This offer takes on its full meaning, as Carrefour has recently invested in renewable energies and electric mobility. Indeed, Carrefour launched Carrefour Energies in April 2022. By 2025, this electric charging station service should offer no fewer than 5,000 stations.

The evolution of the uses of our customers around mobility is accelerating! To respond to this, Carrefour is strengthening its rental service with an innovative offer of electric cars, the emblematic model of which is the Tesla. This offer will allow our customers to live a unique experience while supporting them towards the energy transition”. assures Jean-Baptiste Prevoteau, director of merchant services at Carrefour France.

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