Taxi! New London black cab will be electric too

Nissan is working on a black cab for London that is 100% electric. Today the Japanese car maker unveiled a new taxi design which will be petrol-fuelled rather than diesel – and announced the same model will be available with an electric engine. The style is based on Nissan’s van – the NV200 – and […]

Barcelona to have ‘world’s first’ electric taxi fleet

Barcelona is set to become the “first city in the world” to roll-out an electric taxi fleet. Cabbies in the Catalan city will be driving the e-NV200 (pictured), which was unveiled by Nissan at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and presented to the mayor Xavier Trias. The taxi is based on Nissan’s NV200 van but […]

Barcelona to have 'world’s first' electric taxi fleet

Barcelona is set to become the “first city in the world” to roll-out an electric taxi fleet. Cabbies in the Catalan city will be driving the e-NV200 (pictured), which was unveiled by Nissan at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and presented to the mayor Xavier Trias. The taxi is based on Nissan’s NV200 van but […]

Will zero-emissions black cab be a fare deal?

The prototype taxi runs on a simple, multi-functional fuel-cell hybrid engine, meaning it can run for a standard day’s travel of 250 miles with just a five minute refuel. It has had a positive response from taxi drivers and will aim to be priced competitively to standard combustion engine cabs. The taxi was designed by […]