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London Black Cabs Gets $400 Million Investment To Electrify Its Fleet

The range-extended taxis recently announced by the London Taxi Company earlier this month are now one step closer to reality, as its parent company Geely has ear-marked $400 million for the development and commercialization of the plug-in product. “Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., owner of the company that makes London’s iconic black cabs,…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 3

London Taxi Company - plug-in hybrid taxi

London Taxi Company To Launch Electric Taxi In Late 2017

The London Taxi Company says it will launch range-extended taxis in late 2017, alongside the outfit’s plug-in van Emerald Automotive T-001. Both projects are developed under the wings of Geely. Introduction of the plug-in black cab itself if related to new Transport For London (TFL) legislation that says all new cabs must…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 19

Taking Off In A Model 3!

Global EV Revenue to Hit $58 Billion in 2021- ABI Research

According to an ABI Research forecast, the electric vehicle market will expand more than five times through 2021. Expected plug-in revenues are pegged to reach $58 billion globally in ~5 years time as compared to today (2015). Which of course would mean that current revenues already exceed $11 billion. $58 billion is equivalent…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 7