Hertz makes deal with tennis stars

Wimbledon stars including Roger Federer and Andy Murray will be transported to the venue in style after rental company Hertz signed a deal with the tournament.

Other players including Rafael Nadal and the Williams sisters will also be chauffeured to and from the tournament by a fleet of Ford models.

The blue and silver 164 Ford Galaxy, S-Max and Kuga models were mainly chosen as a result of their low emissions.

"Last year over 15,000 journeys were made transporting players, coaches, and managers to and from the All England Club in Wimbledon, covering an estimated 228,000 miles in the process - equal to driving around the globe nine times," the company said.

"Ford's latest fleet, featuring low-CO2 TDCi engines across the range, will save more than two tonnes of CO2 compared with previous fleets, during the tournament's two weeks."

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