Airport taxi service Checker Cars has taken delivery of the first of an order for 80 Toyota Prius cars.
The first five hybrids on the Checker Cars fleet were supplied to Checker Cars Stansted office through Hills Toyota of Woodford Green in Essex.
Another 10 will be added at Stansted in the next two months. Longer term, Prius cars will be used at Checker's other sites.
Checker Cars employs 1000 drivers and is the official taxi operator at Stansted, Gatwick, Bristol, Cardiff and Southampton international airports, plus services Heathrow.