Fulham Cab Company collects first of 40 electric taxis

The owner made the investment to benefit from the lower maintenance costs and longer service intervals offered by zero-emission capable taxis

London’s first electric black cab hits the road

  The first commercially operational electric London black cab has hit the road. London EV Company (LEVC) handed over the keys of the first TX vehicle to 46-year old David Harris from Chingford yesterday. He was one of the first cabbies to put down a deposit for the new taxi when the company opened its […]

Taxi! New London black cab will be electric too

Nissan is working on a black cab for London that is 100% electric. Today the Japanese car maker unveiled a new taxi design which will be petrol-fuelled rather than diesel – and announced the same model will be available with an electric engine. The style is based on Nissan’s van – the NV200 – and […]

Will zero-emissions black cab be a fare deal?

The prototype taxi runs on a simple, multi-functional fuel-cell hybrid engine, meaning it can run for a standard day’s travel of 250 miles with just a five minute refuel. It has had a positive response from taxi drivers and will aim to be priced competitively to standard combustion engine cabs. The taxi was designed by […]