The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HRZ), the world's largest car rental company and a leading construction and industrial equipment rental business, has further expanded its equipment rental business in France with the acquisition of the Locenergie group of companies, headquartered in Nantes, a construction and public works-oriented company with 21 locations throughout the north and west of France, including Calais, Lille, Rennes, Nantes, Poitiers and Amiens.