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Beefing up the green fleet

Taking advantage of increased supply, car rental firms expand hybrid offerings

Tim Inthirakoth picked up a hybrid vehicle from Zipcar in Boston early this month. Zipcar recently expanded its hybrid offerings in Boston. Tim Inthirakoth picked up a hybrid vehicle from Zipcar in Boston early this month. Zipcar recently expanded its hybrid offerings in Boston. (Wiqan Ang for The Boston Globe)
By Clifford Atiyeh
Globe Correspondent / May 30, 2009

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Even as the recession and lower gas prices have chilled demand for hybrid vehicles, many car rental companies are adding to their fleets of Priuses and other gas-electric cars to lure a growing number of city dwellers attracted by high-mileage and "green" appeal. (Full article: 905 words)

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