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Minicars Up From 40 In 2017, To 195 In 2020

Minicars Up From 40 In 2017, To 195 In 2020

Since initially being introduced in 2017, the number of rental minicars in Bermuda has continued to rise, increasing from 40 in 2017 to 195 in 2020. This is according to the Bermuda Digest of Statistics, which noted that there were 40 in 2017, 89 in 2018, 191 in 2019, and 195 in 2020. The Bill to allow the minicars passed in Parliament in 2016, and... Read more of this article

Oleander Cycles Offering Mini Car Rentals

Oleander Cycles Offering Mini Car Rentals

Oleander Cycles recently began offering rental of mini cars with two different vehicles to choose from, and prices starting from $115 a day. The Anaig Quick electric car, pictured below, is $115 per day to rent, with a one-time $40 third-party insurance and an optional additional insurance available for $15 per day.The Tazzari electric car, pictured... Read more of this article

New Twizy Charging Stations At Clearwater

New Twizy Charging Stations At Clearwater

Twizy electric rental cars can now be charged while visitors enjoy a day at Clearwater Beach in St. David’s, as the Bermuda Land Development Company Limited [BLDC] have installed eight dedicated charging points in the area. The two-seater Renault Twizy minicars have been available to rent from Current Vehicles in Bermuda for just over a year. “Since... Read more of this article

JetBlue Unveils Fleet Of Twizys In Bermuda

JetBlue Unveils Fleet Of Twizys In Bermuda

JetBlue unveiled a fleet of JetBlue-branded electric Twizy cars at today’s [May 25] Bermuda Day parade, becoming the first airline to brand the vehicles. A spokesperson said, “The unique JetBlue “livery,” in hues as vibrant as Bermuda’s world-famous waters and vistas, celebrates the airline’s commitment to Bermuda in a car that is an... Read more of this article

Dellwood Middle School Twizy Designs Unveiled

Dellwood Middle School Twizy Designs Unveiled

Current Vehicles, operators of Twizy cars, today [March 19] announced the winners of the Dellwood Middle School competition to design wraps for the outside of their rental cars and revealed the new designs. A spokesperson said, “The unveiling ceremony for the newly designed Twizy cars took place at Dellwood Middle School this morning, with the... Read more of this article

Dellwood Students To Design A Twizy Wrap

Dellwood Students To Design A Twizy Wrap

Current Vehicles, who operate a livery of Twizy cars, today announced a competition for Dellwood Middle School students to design wraps for the outside of their rental cars. The competition was launched this morning at Dellwood Middle School by the General Manager of Current Vehicles, Jerome Overbey, who gave a presentation to students accompanied by... Read more of this article

Video: Twizy Rental Minicar Now On The Road

Video: Twizy Rental Minicar Now On The Road

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is the first Bermuda hotel to provide their guests with the option to rent a Renault Twizy minicar, with the booking system having gone live this past weekend, and at least one of the minicars out on the road today.Charged in just three hours, the Twizy has a range of 80+km making the whole island accessible on... Read more of this article

Photos: Minicar Rentals Launched At Princess

Photos: Minicar Rentals Launched At Princess

[Updated with video] The Hamilton Princess and Current Vehicles launched their Twizy rental minicars this morning [May 2] with the electric vehicles set to be available to hotel guests. This new offering follows after the Motor Car [Minicar] Regulations 2017 came into effect last month, which guide the set-up, licensing and operation of minicar liveries. The... Read more of this article

Photos: Team France Receive Twizy Minicars

Photos: Team France Receive Twizy Minicars

Groupama Team France held an event today [April 20] to mark the official keys handover for Renault Twizys vehicles, with the America’s Cup team saying that “today is a major first for the French brand as it moves into the archipelago of Bermuda by placing ten Renault Twizys at the disposal of Groupama Team France.” Groupama Team France... Read more of this article

Minicar Rental Regulations Now In Effect

Minicar Rental Regulations Now In Effect

The Motor Car [Minicar] Regulations 2017 came into effect today, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, adding that the “introduction of minicars marks a new era in Bermuda’s transportation history” as “having minicars available for rent is an additional attractive feature for the prospective visitor.” The... Read more of this article

Motor Car Amendment Act Passes In House

Motor Car Amendment Act Passes In House

Following the Bill passing in the House of Assembly, Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy said, “I am very pleased indeed that the Motor Car Amendment [No. 2] Act passed in the House today. “This brings us a step closer towards the introduction of minicars in Bermuda which will enhance our tourism offerings and... Read more of this article

Ministerial Brief On Minicar Rental Proposal

Ministerial Brief On Minicar Rental Proposal

MPs are currently discussing the minicar rental proposal in the House of Assembly this morning [Nov 25], with a Bill before the House that seeks to amend the Motor Car Act 1951 to allow for the rental of minicars. In delivering a a Ministerial brief on behalf of the Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities, Minister of Economic Development... Read more of this article

Entrepreneurs Hoping For Legislation To Pass

Entrepreneurs Hoping For Legislation To Pass

A group of young Bermudian entrepreneurs are gearing up to rent three-wheel rental scooters to visitors early in the New Year, and are hoping the law to allow it passes in Parliament. “We’re very excited,” said TJ Clark, 33, one of four partners working on a project to bring Scootcoupe vehicles to the Island. “We’re hoping for the Bill to... Read more of this article