If the phrase "motorcycle chauffeurs" is new to you, then you haven't heard about Virgin Limobike, which has been operating since 1995. Don't worry, I didn't know of them either until I spotted a website about the service that carries visitors around London on Yamaha FJR1300 abs motorbikes that get around 50+ mpg. Whether you're headed from the airport to town or to a rugby of soccer match, Virgin Limobikes promises you'll be comfortable and get to your destination quickly. As their FAQ says, "W
Virgin Atlantic announced that it has joined forces with Chevy's "Project Driveway" program. Richard Branson's airline is going to use three Chevrolet Equinox hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for its "complimentary ground transfer service for upper class passengers" for planes landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The program will last for 30 months. Virgin and Chevrolet are studying the possibility to expand this service to New York.
Using an unmodified Boeing 747, pilots for Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic have successfully flown from London's Heathrow airport to Amsterdam using a biofuel made of a mix of coconut and babassu oil. This is the first biofueled-airline flight but not the first time an airplane has lifted off on biofuel. Recall BioJet I, for example.