Tag: LEVC

Oct 13, 2022 - 04:31 pm

Wireless charging electric taxi trial goes live in Nottingham

The ‘Wireless Charging of Electric Taxis’ (WiCET) project funded by the British government started a few days ago. At a taxi rank in Nottingham, nine converted electric and hybrid taxis now charge via induction pads with 10 kW. The trial is the first of its kind in the UK and has taken some time.

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Aug 23, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Oxford City Council to fund ultra-low emission taxis

Oxford City Council has announced a new £5000 grant for licenced drivers of Hackney Carriages or black cabs to transition to an electric vehicle. The £5,000 grant is now available as a grant contribution towards the costs of purchasing a new ultra-low emission taxi.

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Jun 29, 2021 - 12:40 pm

LEVC announces electric campervan

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announced a campervan based on its van model VN5. The hybrid campervan is called the e-Camper and will start at prices around £62,250.

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Jan 31, 2019 - 01:12 pm

UK company LEVC lays off 70 employees

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is to lay off 70 temporary employees, according to information from the BBC. Reasons were not given, but it is likely that Brexit has played a role.

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Oct 18, 2018 - 02:26 pm

Paris grants permission for launch of LEVC’s black cab

Geely-owned London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) will bring its electric taxi with range extender to Paris. A permit for the black cab has now been granted by the Paris authorities. The French capital is expected to receive the model called TX in the first half of 2019.

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Jul 18, 2018 - 05:58 pm

Hamburg: Deutsche Bahn to use LEVC electric cabs

Deutsche Bahn subsidiary ioki has launched an individual shuttle service in Hamburg. The on-demand offer complements the public transit by operator VHH and is included in their ticketing. The partners opted for the range-extended electric taxis made by British LEVC.

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Jul 5, 2018 - 04:18 pm

Beige electric cabs by LEVC kick-off in Germany

A bit of Britain has come to Germany today as LEVC launches their range extended cab in the country. The TX will cost just short of 60,000 euros and LEVC chairman Carl-Peter Forster believes the taxi will soon make it on “many significant markets” worldwide.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:43 pm

Driving electric cars makes you happy

Seriously. Driving an electric car makes people happy, a study by York University finds. Commissioned by London cab company LEVC, the researchers monitored brain activity of cabbies sitting in diesel and electric vehicles and compared the results.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/10/13/wireless-charging-electric-taxi-trial-goes-live-in-nottingham/
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