Lyft Adds Electric Vehicles to Its New 'Green Mode' Feature

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You'll soon be able to choose an electric vehicle when requesting a Lyft ride. The ride-hailing app has added a "Green Mode" feature, encouraging emission-free rides.

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The new setting allows passengers to easily request an electric or hybrid vehicle, which is part of the company's larger effort to provide eco-friendly transportation options across the platform.

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Last year, Lyft committed to becoming carbon neutral. Now it's helping drivers switch over to cleaner vehicle options by launching EVs, an expansion of Express Drive, a rental program that allows drivers to rent vehicles with unlimited mileage, standard maintenance, and insurance coverage.

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For now, requesting zero-emission or hybrid vehicles in "Green Mode" can only happen in Seattle, with the feature rolling out to other cities soon.

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