Phoenix Gets Hybrid Taxi Fleet
Clean Air Cab, a Phoenix-based taxi company, has become the second taxi cab fleet in the nation to rely solely on hybrid cars.
The first was EnviroCAB, in Washington, D.C., using a fleet of hybrid Toyota Priuses, Camrys and Highlanders and Ford Escapes.
Clean Air Cab is offering slightly lower rates than other area cab companies, according to a press release.
The company says that the Ford Crown Victorias used by most cab companies release 160 percent more emissions than its Priuses.
In addition to using hybrid vehicles, Clean Air Cab purchases carbon offsets to negate its emissions, calling itself carbon neutral.
As of now the company has 26 cabs, with plans to eventually grow to a fleet of more than 200.
Energy Manager News
- Clauses to Consider in Green Leases
- Bahama Yacht Club to Generate Power from Solid Waste
- Duke Energy, USF Launch Solar Battery Research Initiative
- Energy Storage Helps Hotel Reduce Demand Charges by 10%
- EU Smart Campus Pilot Achieves 30% Energy Savings
- Uline to Operate 130 GenDrive Fuel Cell Units from Plug Power
- Los Angeles Shopping Center Installs 504 kW Solar
- SustainCo Wins $575,000 Contract for Energy Management Controls