Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft ‘worsen carbon emissions’

The rise of ride-hailing services result in an estimated 69% more climate pollution than the trips they displace, according to a new study

Government approves Nottingham’s plan to tackle air pollution

It is the first local authority to have it approved as part of the government’s wider £3.5bn programme to reduce harmful emissions from road transport

Addison Lee confirms collection for autonomous taxis by 2021

The ride-sharing app said it plans to introduce driverless cars to London within three years

Taxi hailing app takes a carbon neutral journey

Ride-hailing app Gett is offsetting its emissions and encouraging electric vehicle adoption

Rolls-Royce unveils airborne electric taxi

The concept vehicle uses turbines to turn gas into electricity, which is used to power six engines

Electric taxis hail a new ‘stress-free era’ for London’s cabbies

A study of driver’s brain activity shows they were calmer when driving the low carbon electric vehicles

Electric taxi gets approval to work across London

A new electric taxi is now fully certified to carry its customers across London. The London EV Company (LEVC) celebrated the milestone at Circus West Village, the first phase of the Battersea Power Station regeneration, which is set up with a wide range of charging infrastructure. The firm’s TX vehicle is powered by an electric […]

London’s new electric black cab tested in Arctic Circle

The brand new design for London’s electric black cab has been undergoing tests in the harshest conditions in the Arctic Circle. According to London Taxi Company (LTC), the checks to the vehicle performance will get more stringent over the coming weeks, with the taxis set to be cooled down in giant fridges to -49°C. The […]

Black cabs keen to go green

Four in every five London taxi drivers are interested in switching to electric taxis. A survey of nearly 1,200 London taxi drivers revealed 80% of them are either “interested” or “very interested” in buying a zero-emission taxi, according to black cab manufacturer London Taxi Company (LTC). If the ultra-low emission vehicles are as popular as […]

Food into fuel

Taxi! How are London cabbies faring with biodiesel as fuel? Hit the back streets of London with ELN to find out.