SmartPlanet: Can a taxi company be 'green'?

Summary:SF Green Cab's GM Athan Rebelos says the company's all hybrid fleet has helped the company reduce costs.

SF Green Cab's GM Athan Rebelos says, "When I heard that Green Cab was getting Priuses, I literally chuckled, that will never work." But he admits he was totally wrong. Rebelos talks to SmartPlanet about how the company's all hybrid fleet has helped the company reduce costs and do less harm to environment all at the same time. He also discusses their carbon offset project and how its incentivizing its cabbies to ride their bikes to work.

Topics: Tech Industry


Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio

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