Hybrid-electric cabs

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Written by Amory B. Lovins

New York City's taxi fleet is currently 1/2 hybrid-electric.  Mayor Bloomberg's plan to mandate the conversion of the entire fleet to hybrids was struck down by the U.S. supreme Court because city governments can't regulate emissions and efficiency--only Washington can.  Efforts are under way to revise the federal law on which the ruling was based, so local officials can enact laws to improve emissions and efficiency.

Amory B. Lovins, Reinventing Fire, p.39

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