Green light for production of world leading tech in Metrocab following case dismissal

Bid to block production of the Zero-Emissions Capable Metrocab, designed & manufactured in the UK, fails again after original High Court decision is upheld Metrocab press release Ecotive Metrocab is now in a position to bring their tried and tested world-leading British innovation into production following the Court of Appeal decision to uphold the original […]

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London Taxi Company loses black cab trademark appeal

From BBC News The Court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempt to trademark the shape of London’s traditional black cabs. It has upheld a decision by the High Court in 2016 that the shape lacked “distinctive character” and was not a “valid registered trademark”. The London Taxi Company, which makes traditional hackney carriages, […]

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The world’s most advanced, electric Taxis arrive on London’s roads today for the final phase of testing

LEVC press release The first of the world’s most advanced, electric, black cabs, will appear on the streets of London this week as they enter the final phase of testing ahead of the January 2018 deadline for all newly licensed taxis to be zero emission capable. Having been put through the most rigorous testing regime in […]

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Uber lodges appeal over London ban

Uber has filed an appeal against the decision by London authorities to deny it a licence to operate in London. Last month, Transport for London (TfL) refused Uber a new private hire licence, saying the ride-hailing firm was not fit and proper. TfL said it took the decision on the grounds of “public safety and […]

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