CEO, Enterprise Holdings
Chosen because: As head of the parent company of Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental, Taylor, 63, is positioned to expose mainstream car owners to electrified vehicles. In January, Enterprise became the first car-rental company to take delivery of a Nissan Leaf EV. It plans to put 500 Leafs into its fleet this year. Taylor also is active with the Electrification Coalition, a group lobbying for national policies supporting EVs and charging infrastructure.
Quote: "Vehicle transportation is in transition, and we must engage the free market to help bring about this change to eliminate the dangers of oil dependency."