Climatecars is an eco friendly car service. We are an
alternative to black taxis or minicabs offering a 24-hour green car
service, covering the whole of Greater London and all the
We provide a great service, with much lower emissions than say a black cab at competitive rates. Our eco-friendly car service caters to over 650 companies across London, most of which are attracted by our high level of service.
Black taxis, minicabs and chauffeur companies.
We provide a great eco-friendly car service at competitive rates with added extras such as leather seats, magazines and free Belu mineral water.
The business is funded by angel investors who took equity stakes in the company.
I was at Bristol University studying Modern history. I started Climatecars at the age of 23, straight out of university.
I kept driving past a vehicle gas conversion place near Bath, which claimed to make vehicles greener. From this the idea developed into looking at ways to produce an environmentally friendly alterative to a black cab.
Raising more capital just before the start of the recession in 2008. This was very lucky!
Probably hiring some of the wrong people in my first couple of years of running the business. I have learnt that hiring the right people is essential to growing a good business.
A rich tea - dependable and understated
I am not really jealous of other people's ideas but I wish I'd thought of the Tesla roadster.
We plan to be a lot larger. We continually reinvest our profits into the business, so we're hoping this investment will result in us getting more clients. We're also hoping it will improve the service we offer to our existing clients with faster response times.
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