But while county leaders tout the benefits of a Toyota Prius, they are still driving Cadillacs, Chryslers and Buicks to work.
Commercial companies, universities and non-profit organizations are also developing incentives to promote green car purchases. Incentives usually involve cash payments for buying a particular vehicle. This money comes on top of any federal or state incentives or tax breaks. Other incentives include special parking or lower parking rates. Companies say incentives can also help boost employee moral and retention.
[Source: Ashley Surdin / Los Angeles Times]