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TfL drives forward £18 million electric vehicle scheme to run London’s rapid charging network

TfL press release Rapid charge points that power vehicles in 30 minutes to be installed in coming months Dedicated points for taxis to help iconic black cabs go green Plans will encourage drivers to ditch the most polluting vehicles and go electric to help clean up London’s filthy air Customer friendly scheme means drivers can […]

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West Yorkshire Secures £1.9m Government Funding for Electric Taxi Project

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has secured £1.9m of Government funding to support an increase in ultra-low emission electric taxi and private hire operation on local roads Eighty-eight dedicated taxi and private hire charge points will be installed at key public transport and taxi operation sites across West Yorkshire, thanks to the Combined Authority’s successful bid […]

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Fanfare for new electric London taxi plant launched tomorrow

Unite the union press release  Tomorrow’s (Wednesday 22 March) launch of a new state of the art plant in the West Midlands to produce the world-famous London taxi is ‘a great turnaround success story’, Unite, the country’s largest union, said.   The £300 million investment by the Chinese company Geely will see the emphasis at […]

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Uber Exploiting Deregulation Act Loophole

Unite the national union for taxi drivers to meet TfL This week Unite the national union for taxi drivers will be meeting Transport for London at Unite’s Holborn headquarters. Taxi driver Reps from across the country will be attending. From the Guardian: Uber exploiting loophole to ‘spread tentacles’ across UK, union says Transport for London […]

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