In a country where one out of every three cars is leased, EBV has cornered the market. EBV Leasing is the automotive leasing arm of Austria's Erste Bank. Founded in 1979, EBV boasts the largest sales network in the country, offering for-lease vehicles and fleet management services to some 30,000 drivers annually. Other services include financing, insurance, and vehicle service and repair. The company operates from several offices throughout Austria and partners with a network of independent leasing companies in 17 states in Europe and North America.