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First impressions were very positive after the initial test drive of Metrocab’s Range Extended Electric London Taxi. This all-new British-built and engineered Range Extended Electric (REE) has been tested during this first official drive by London’s taxi drivers and Mayor Boris Johnson. Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) General Secretary Steve McNamara, and London Cab Drivers […]

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In the latest about new cabs for London, we’ve learned Nissan’s London EV cab final assembly will be done in the UK. Nissan has revealed that Coventry-based ADV Manufacturing will be responsible for the final assembly of its new Taxi for London. Nissan’s vehicle, based on the NV200 small van, is due to hit the […]

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BYD is also jumping on the London EV taxi bandwagon with its BYD e6 EV. the Chinese-controlled company said it is bringing its range of pure electric private hire vehicles to Europe and has teamed up with London-based Thriev to provide 20 BYD e6 cars to the company’s emission-free London chauffeur-driven fleet within the next […]

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Black London taxicabs may soon turn green under the hood. London Mayor Boris Johnson took a first look Friday, Dec. 20 at the all-new Range-Extended Electric Powertrain (REEP) Metrocab from UK-based Ecotive and its technology partner Frazer-Nash Research. Ecotive said the mayor also couldn’t resist the temptation to get behind the wheel of this new […]

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