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Plans for switch to electric cabs in London a ‘dog’s breakfast’ lacking ambition

Unite Press Release Proposals announced today (Wednesday 19 December) by Transport for London (TfL) and Sadiq Khan the Mayor of London to switch London’s black cab fleet to electric are not ambitious enough and could lead to the capital’s black cab drivers holding onto diesel taxis for longer, Unite the union. Highlighting that the £18 […]

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Mayor & TfL launch bold plans to tackle congestion, cleanup polluting taxis and tackle London’s lethal air

Mayor of London, TfL press release New measures to reduce toxic emissions, improve air quality and protect health Removal of Congestion Charge exemption for Private Hire Vehicles confirmed   New Cleaner Vehicle Discount will encourage those who drive in zone to do so in the cleanest possible vehicle TfL to consult early next year on […]

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LEVC reports its biggest ever number of October deliveries in nearly twenty years, thanks to electric switch over

LEVC press release. 13th November 2018 The rate of cab drivers switching to electric vehicles surged forward in October, with LEVC registering 172 electric taxis UK wide in what is traditionally a quieter month for the business. LEVC’s London dealerships saw over 160 vehicles handed over to cabbies. This volume of customer handovers in October […]

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UK first as “Go Electric Taxi” scheme is launched in Coventry, the home of the black cab

LEVC press release Coventry City Council has today launched a unique scheme to encourage cab drivers to move to electric vehicles. Coventry’s “Go Electric Taxi” scheme is supported by LEVC, the Irish energy company ESB, Siemens and taxi app Gett and forms part of an ambitious programme to move towards an electrically-driven taxi fleet in […]

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