Operations

Operator Drives Stars to Oscars in Hybrid

LCT Staff
Posted on March 15, 2006

LOS ANGELES — ECOLIMO, a limousine operator that uses only environmentally friendly vehicles, transported nominees to the Academy Awards in Ford Escape and Mercury Mainer hybrids and other alternative-fuel vehicles. ECOLIMO is the first hybrid gas/electric, luxury chauffeured ground transportation company in Los Angeles.

Cathy Schulman, executive producer of Best Picture winner “Crash,” rode to the awards in a Mariner Hybrid. Jake Gyllenhaal, nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Brokeback Mountain,” was transported to the Kodak Theater in a bio-diesel powered Ford Excursion.

Source: Ford Motor Co. Press Release

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