Tag: LEVC

Jan 24, 2023 - 02:17 pm

LEVC wants to go fully electric

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is facing a future as a pure electric vehicle manufacturer, according to a media report. In order to make this change, parent company Geely is said to be planning a major investment.

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Oct 13, 2022 - 05:20 pm

Anglian Water drives up EV share of their fleets

The water service company Anglian Water is accelerating its e-mobility advance, with more than 300 electrified vehicles coming to the East of England in the next few months. Almost 300 vehicles are on order and will join an existing fleet of electric and hybrid vans.

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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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Jun 29, 2022 - 04:06 pm

Pod Point orders LEVC vans for engineers

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has received an order for 60 VN5 vans from Pod Point, one of the UK’s leading providers of EV charging infrastructure. Their engineers will use the range-extended electric vans to install charging points in the UK.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 05:15 pm

Jörg Hofmann leaves LEVC and joins Wrightbus

In the UK, Jörg Hofmann is leaving the London Electric Vehicle Company, which belongs to the Geely Group. From the 1 July Hofmann is to train his successor, Alex Nan, until the end of August. Jörg Hofmann will then join the Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus as CEO in September.

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Feb 17, 2022 - 02:37 pm

LEVC expands presence in Spain

The London Electric Vehicle Company has appointed three more dealerships in Spain. Opening in Bilbao, Malaga and Valencia, the new franchises extend LEVC’s reach in Spain to now five centres, following the appointment in 2021 of Ronda 15 in Barcelona and Auto Elia in Madrid.

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Jan 24, 2022 - 02:31 pm

LEVC vans now available through Europcar in the UK

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has developed a new partnership with Europcar in the UK, supplying a fleet of 100 electrified vans. The LEVC VN5 is now available in eleven cities with Europcar Vans & Trucks rental stores.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 04:53 pm

bp Pulse orders 30 VN5 hybrid vans from LEVC

In the UK, LEVC is supplying 30 VN5 electrified (hybrid) vans to EV charging infrastructure provider BP Pulse. The vans are being used by BP Pulse’s electricians when installing EV charging points across the country.

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Sep 23, 2021 - 03:30 pm

Battery lifespan project takes shape in the UK

The battery analytics specialist Silver Power System partnered with Imperial College, London EV Company (LEVC) and JSCA, the research and development division of Watt Electric Vehicle Company, on an electric vehicle battery research programme designed to predict battery lifespan.

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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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Feb 13, 2021 - 05:32 pm

LEVC appoints distributor in Austria

The London Electric Vehicle Company, LEVC for short, has found its first partner in Austria as it appoints Grünzweig Automobil GmbH as exclusive distributor. The dealership is based near Vienna and will offer full sales and service support for LEVC’s product range which includes a taxi, a shuttle and a van.

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Nov 3, 2020 - 12:21 pm

LEVC starts production of hybrid van model VN5

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has started production of the new VN5 van model in Anstry near Coventry and has meanwhile integrated another partner in Germany into its local dealer network.

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Aug 12, 2020 - 01:43 pm

LEVC developing conversion for VN5 utility van

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is developing a conversion programme for its VN5 van. This involves various superstructures with which the plug-in hybrid electric van with a range extender can be adapted for different industries.

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Jul 21, 2020 - 12:48 pm

LEVC expands to Germany

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has concluded its first sales and service partnership in Germany with the Markötter Bielefeld car dealership. This step follows the establishment of the sales office for Central Europe in Frankfurt last year.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 02:38 pm

LEVC reveals series VN5 electric van for £46,500

The Geely subsidiary LEVC has presented the series version of its electric van with range extender called VN5, which can be ordered immediately and delivered from the end of 2020. Prices for the British market have been revealed.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 06:38 pm

UK government boosts electric automotive sector

The UK government has awarded £73.5 million in funding through the Advanced Propulsion Centre. This includes ten projects in the automotive sector to develop technologies to reduce CO2 emissions. A significant proportion of the money is being spent on furthering electric vehicle production and technology.

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Apr 27, 2020 - 12:47 pm

LEVC pauses supplier payments for April

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has apparently stopped payments to suppliers for at least a month. The company has invoked a force majeure clause in its contracts due to the coronavirus crisis. LEVC’s business plan for this year remains unchanged.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 04:05 pm

Oxford City Council begins fleet electrification

In England, Oxford City Council has received the first six electric vehicles ordered as part of its Energy Superhub Oxford project. A further 27 battery-electric vehicles, including cars, a street sweeper, an excavator and mix of different sized vans, should be delivered over the next 3-4 months.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 01:14 pm

LEVC names their first electric transporter VN5

The Geely subsidiary LEVC has announced the name of its new e-transporter with range extender due for production this year. It’s called the VN5, where the number represents the five cubic meter load capacity. There are also further details about the van’s chassis.

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Feb 20, 2020 - 02:58 pm

LEVC to create 100 jobs in electric van production

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) wants to create 100 new jobs during the production of the new delivery van in Anstry near Coventry. Pre-series production of the PHEV transporter recently started. But the company also has ambitious plans with the well-known taxi model.

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Jan 17, 2020 - 05:56 pm

UK funds wireless charging trial for electric cabs

The British government announces an investment of 3.4 million pounds for tests on wireless charging of electric taxis. Specifically, ten e-taxis from Nissan and LEVC are to be equipped with appropriate hardware and inductively charged in Nottingham for six months.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 01:21 pm

LEVC to release hybrid-electric taxi in Japan

The UK Geely subsidiary LEVC is opening up a new market with its hybrid taxi, which combines an electric drive with a combustion engine as a range extender. The LEVC TX eCity has now been launched in Japan with the Fleetway and Service Company acting as the official importer and dealer.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/24/levc-wants-to-go-fully-electric/
24.01.2023 14:40