Wireless EV charging comes into reality

An energy company will charge a fleet of electric taxis wirelessly

Sprint Power develops wireless charging for electric taxis ahead of UK trial

A total of 10 modified electric taxis will be trialled under the scheme, in which drivers will transport members of the public in real-world tests for a six-month period in Nottingham

Government plugs in £73.5m investment for low carbon vehicles

Companies set to benefit include Ford Technologies, BMW Motorsport, Jaguar Land Rover and the London Electric Vehicle Company, manufacturer of electric taxis

UK councils granted £2.2 million boost to tackle air pollution

Air Quality Grant will finance innovative projects that encourage cleaner transport and reduce harmful emissions outside schools

Nottingham to trial wireless charging for electric taxis

A total of 10 taxis will be fitted with wireless charging hardware for taxi rank-based charging, with the city council providing the vehicles to drivers rent free

City of London plugs in rapid charger for electric taxis

A further 10 chargers are due to be installed to be used by zero-emission capable taxis and small freight vehicles

Wireless chargers for electric taxis in Oslo

Charging plates will be installed in areas where taxis are parked

Coventry incentivises black cab drivers to switch to electric taxis

The city council has launched the ‘Go Electric Taxi’ scheme, which is funded by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles

London mayor launches network of EV rapid chargers

Transport for London has worked with suppliers over the last six months to install 100 rapid charge points

Black cabs go green in EV rebrand

Black cabs in London are to get a green makeover after the London Taxi Company unveiled the new electric design. It comes as the firm has rebranded as the London EV Company (LEVC) to export its new green model called electric TX, which is expected to run on battery for around 70 miles before switching […]