By Janis Mara
Contra Costa Times
Posted: 03/11/2010 07:25:43 PM PST
OAKLAND - That bright green Friendly Cab taxi that just sped by you isn't just green on the outside.
Beneath its gleaming hood runs a gas-electric engine, and it's one of 17 new hybrids providing what the company calls Oakland's only environmentally friendly taxi option.
By: Lillian R. Mongeau | February 24, 2010 – 10:52 pm | Filed Under: Business, Environment, Front |
An Oakland cabbie's life
Friendly Cab in Oakland has put 15 Ford Escape hybrids on the road in the last month in an effort to reduce its carbon emissions.