Green Tomato Cars: Racing to stay ahead in a low-emission world

Madeleine Cuff
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Green Tomato Cars: Racing to stay ahead in a low-emission world

When the green minicab service was founded in 2006, low-emission cars were a novelty, but as pollution regulations tighten and EVs become increasingly commonplace, how will it keep its edge?

Think back to 2006. What springs to mind? The publication of the Stern Review? England's World Cup defeat in the quarter finals against Portugal? The assassination of Alexander Litvinenko? One thing...

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