Electric Vehicles

GreenCar Hawaii Draws EV Grant for Hospitality Car-Sharing

March 22, 2011

HONOLULU, HI - GreenCar Hawaii was recently awarded a $200,000 grant to introduce electric vehicles to car-sharing services within the hospitality industry. The company provides on-demand and self-serve access to clean energy vehicles directly from hotel and timeshare properties. 

"We are very excited about being able to add four to six EVs to our current hybrid fleet," said Justin MacNaughton, who co-founded GreenCar Hawaii with Warren Doi. "Visitors to Hawaii will get the chance to personally see and feel how an EV operates and take that experience home, and Hawaii will have fewer cars operating on fossil fuel on the road. It's a good boost in the right direction." 

MacNaughton said the company plans on installing three to four charging stations at partner hospitality locations. 

The grant was issued by Hawaii's EV Ready Grant Program, established to speed up market acceptance of EVs and related charging equipment. 

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.



Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Grants & Subsidies

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Find your closest station or plan a route. Locate biodiesel, electric, ethanol, hydrogen, compressed natural gas (CNG), liquified natural gas (LNG), and propane across America.

Start Your Search