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Southampton Safety Concerns Over Out Of Town Private Hire

Council Leader Echoes Unite Call for Private Hire Journeys to Start or Finish in The Area they are Licensed for Councillor Simon Letts, Labour leader of Southampton Council has written to John Hayes CBE MP, the government minister in charge of taxis and private hire at the Department of Transport, to complain about the number […]

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LEVC OPENS ORDER BOOK FOR THE ALL-NEW TX, THE MOST ADVANCED GREEN TAXI IN THE WORLD

LEVC press release.  Typical driver to save £100 per week on fuel, dramatically lowering running costs to enable transition to world class electric taxi LEVC – the London EV Company – formerly London Taxi Company, confirms costs and prices for all new TX with eCity technology: Finance package, at £177  weekly equivalent price, inclusive of […]

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London Mayor’s new £42 million fund to help taxi drivers switch to cleaner cabs

TfL press release.  Up to £5,000 available to cabbies to remove oldest taxis from the Capital’s streets Additional grants of up to £7,500 available to encourage the purchase of Zero Emission Capable taxis Transformation of fleet could reduce toxic NOx emissions from taxis by 45 per cent No new diesel taxis will be licensed from […]

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National debate called for by Unite on 2040 ban on petrol and diesel cars and diesel scrappage scheme

Unite the union press release.  The government needs to have a national debate with key stakeholders, including the UK workforce, on its plans to ban all new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 as the implications for the UK economy are wide ranging, Unite, the country’s largest union, said today (Wednesday 26 July). Unite, which […]

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