See How You Can Drive a Tesla for $334 a Week – NBC Bay Area

SACRAMENTO, California – Faced with the constant increase in the price of gasoline, Uber, in collaboration with Hertz, launches a program through which some drivers could obtain a Tesla by paying weekly rent.

Who Qualifies?

Drivers who meet the following criteria are eligible to rent a Tesla car with Hertz:

  • Have made at least 150 trips with Uber
  • Maintain a minimum rating of 4.85
  • Be eligible to take passenger trips with Uber

In which cities is the program available?

Teslas are currently available in:

  • Austin
  • Baltimore-Maryland
  • Boston
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Detroit
  • Houston
  • Jacksonville
  • Kansas City
  • Las Vegas
  • The Angels
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis – St. Paul
  • Nashville
  • New Jersey
  • New Orleans
  • orange county
  • Orlando
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • Sacramento
  • Salt Lake City
  • Saint Anthony
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • St. Louis
  • Tampa Bay
  • Washington D.C.

How much?

According to the official Uber site, the weekly cost of the vehicle is $334 per week.

What models are available to lease?

The models may vary from city to city, however, the program has the following lines:

  • 2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus
  • 2022 Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus
  • 2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range
  • 2022 Tesla Model 3 Long Range

In addition, drivers who qualify to lease a Tesla could also receive other benefits, such as the “Zero Emissions” incentive.

What is the “Zero Emission” incentive?

All-electric vehicle (EV) drivers earn an extra $1 on each Uber ride (up to $4,000 a year), according to information on Uber’s website.

Another benefit is that drivers who use a Tesla to provide ride-sharing service could save an average of $50 to $100 per week, depending on the current cost of gasoline.

For more information and to sign up for the program, you can visit Uber’s official site here.