Nottingham to trial wireless charging for electric taxis

A total of 10 taxis will be fitted with wireless charging hardware for taxi rank-based charging, with the city council providing the vehicles to drivers rent free

Coventry incentivises black cab drivers to switch to electric taxis

The city council has launched the ‘Go Electric Taxi’ scheme, which is funded by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles

Electric taxis hail a new ‘stress-free era’ for London’s cabbies

A study of driver’s brain activity shows they were calmer when driving the low carbon electric vehicles

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

Electric black cabs hit London roads

The greener vehicles are expected to help black cab drivers save money on fuel and running costs compared to polluting diesel taxis

Tax break for black cabs to drive switch to electric

It will come into force this April, a year earlier than initially planned

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 […]

Electric taxi gets approval to work across London

A new electric taxi is now fully certified to carry its customers across London. The London EV Company (LEVC) celebrated the milestone at Circus West Village, the first phase of the Battersea Power Station regeneration, which is set up with a wide range of charging infrastructure. The firm’s TX vehicle is powered by an electric […]