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FURTHER EXPANSION OF FAST, ON-STREET CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCED

Summer 2017 will see the first major roll-out of privately funded on-street fast charge points in London following our new agreement with Source London, and its owners Bluepointlondon. The agreement supplements TfL’s plans to install 300 rapid charge points for taxis in central London, providing drivers with the certainty and a variety of charging options when…

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DELIVERING QUALITY, DEPENDABILITY AND DURABILITY

Delivering quality, dependability and durability We’ve been designing and manufacturing purpose-built taxis for more than 70 years, which means we know better than anyone what it takes to build a vehicle capable of withstanding the demanding duty-cycle and regulatory Conditions of Fitness. Building a completely new vehicle, one with no carry-over parts, presents a new…

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GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW GRANTS FOR TAXI DRIVERS

Meeting the air quality challenge Air pollution in cities affects our quality of life. More worryingly, it causes health problems for the most vulnerable people in society. It shortens the lives of over 70,000 people a year in Europe alone. National and city governments around the world have started to take charge of poor air…

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INTRODUCING THE NEW HOME OF THE ELECTRIC TAXI

UK’s first dedicated car factory to produce electric vehicles for global markets Wednesday 22nd March 2017 marks the official opening of the UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles. Our new, state-of-the-art, vehicle plant in Ansty is where the world’s first purpose-built, mass-market electric taxi will be built. We…

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ZERO EMISSIONS BELOW ZERO DEGREES

Taxis are not regular cars. Taxi drivers are dependent on their vehicles to earn a living and their passengers rely on them to get them where they’re going. This means our taxis have to be able to cover tens of thousands of miles a year in all conditions. To build a vehicle that provides this…

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COUNTDOWN TO ZERO EMISSIONS HAS BEGUN

This is the official website for our range extended electric taxi, our new vehicle which will be launched in London later this year. This vehicle will be able to cover significant distances in zero emissions mode, and ensure that the taxi trade is leading the charge as cities in the UK and around the world…

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LEADING THE CHARGE IN ZERO EMISSIONS

Cities around the world are in a race to deliver better air quality to their residents and visitors thereby minimising health impacts, costs to public health services and, ultimately, improving quality of life. LTC manufactures the black cab in the UK and, supported by our parent company Geely, are investing £300 million in bringing a…

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