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Is it possible to hire eco-friendly cars on holiday?

Many travellers like to think they consider the environment when they travel, offsetting their flights and staying in eco-lodges or sustainable resorts.

However, when it comes to driving holidays, it is still very difficult to rent a car that won't damage the environment.

Fiona Foster finds out how long it is likely to be before we see more electric cars on the forecourts of rental offices around the world.

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