As rideshare platforms in London continue to push for lower carbon emissions, Green Tomato Cars have put the environment first from day one.

After launching in 2006, Green Tomato Cars was the first platform to offer rides in petrol-electric hybrid cars, and has since expanded to include various types of electric cars including hydrogen fuel cell cars.

Green Tomato Cars go above and beyond to minimise their carbon footprint by offsetting their emissions by 200%

Helping the environment isn’t all that Green Tomato Cars does. They also offer market-leading fares during peak periods, so money goes into the pockets of their drivers.

Additionally, Green Tomato Cars specialise in corporate clients which offers a different rider base to traditional rideshare platforms.

To become a Green Tomato Cars driver in London, you need to sign up online. See the details below:

Signing up with Green Tomato Cars step-by-step

Green Tomato Cars vehicle requirements in London

To drive on the Green Tomato Cars platform using your family car or a rental such as a Splend car on the PCO car rental or Rent to buy plan, you need to sign up as a so-called Owner driver.

Eligible cars need to be less than five years old, from the following makes and models:

Hyundai Kia Mercedes MG Tesla Toyota Volkswagen Black taxis
Ioniq Electric

Ioniq Plug-In

Kona Electric

Niro Hybrid E-Class

S-Class

V-Class

MG5 EV All models Corolla Hybrid

Prius Hybrid

CC

Passat

Sharan

LEVC

+ All other models

Car documents required for Green Tomato Cars

In order for your car to be eligible for the Green Tomato Cars platform, you need to present the following documents:

  • PHV licence
  • Valid MoT
  • Logbook
  • Insurance

Green Tomato Cars driver requirements in London

Same as with all rideshare platforms, you need to submit some personal documents that certify that you’re suitable to work as a private hire driver in London:

  • Private hire driver’s licence, aka PCO licence (paper licence as well as photo badge)
  • Full UK driver’s licence
  • ID
  • Proof of address
  • National Insurance number
Unlike other platforms, Green Tomato Cars expect you to dress nicely when you’re working, and they encourage the following uniform:

  • Shirt and tie
  • Smart shoes and trousers

Green Tomato Cars support

If you’re having trouble with your application, Green Tomato Cars has an operations centre based in London as well as a dedicated support team:

How do I contact Green Tomato Cars’ support team?

You can call Green Tomato Cars’ driver phone support service on 020 7107 0711

Where is the Green Tomato Cars office?

Green Tomato Cars’ office is located at 3 Fleming Way, Isleworth, TW7 6EU.

About Splend

We enable people to make money by driving. Our vision is a future where every on-demand driver can be successful.

We are Rent to buy specialists. Don’t take our word for it—drivers rate us excellent on Trustpilot. We can set you up with a brand-new or new-model car on a Rent to buy plan, plus we provide the training and support you need to become an Uber driver that’s more profitable, safer, and fulfilled.

Drop by our Member Support Centre at 393 Edgware Road Cricklewood, Londonemail us, or say hello on 0333 016 4331