Tag: Phoenix Taxis

Feb 20, 2017 - 12:24 pm

London, Phoenix Taxis, Esslingen, Maven, India.

London’s T-Charge in is to go ahead and will take full force by 23, October this year. It applies to high polluting vehicles and will be added to the existing 11.50 GBP congestion charge, so motorists could pay as much 21.50 GBP to drive through central London.
autocar.co.uk, businessgreen.com

Electric cabbies: In Britain, cab service Phoenix Taxis wants to add 50 more electric taxis to its fleet and also plans to install fast-charging stations.

Battery trolleybuses in service: The city of Esslingen officially introduced battery trolleybuses with In-Motion-Charging (IMC) from Vossloh Kiepe. Four of them have been in active service since late 2016. Their lithium titanate (LTO) traction batteries with 37 kWh enable the bendy buses to also run on routes with no overhead contact lines.
masstransitmag.com, knorr-bremse.de

Electric ridesharing gains traction: GM wants to expand its carsharing service Maven in Los Angeles as it adds electric cars. 100 Chevy Bolt will soon appear in LA and more EV are headed to fleets in San Francisco and San Diego. Furthermore, GM plans to trial “thousands of autonomous electric Bolts” via ride sharing service Lyft by next year, Reuters quoted insiders.
electrek.co, electriccarsreport.com, latimes.com

Electric buses in Himalayas: The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh decided to buy 25 electric buses after testing has been successful. They will serve on the 50 km Manali-Rohtang pass in the Himalaya mountains, where glaciers had lately turned black from the exhausts of tourist shuttles.

Apr 15, 2015 - 08:41 am

Japan, Dorset, New Mexico, Phoenix Taxis.

H2 expansion bogged down: According to Reuters, Japan could miss its goal of installing 100 hydrogen filling stations by March 2016. A mere 76 stations were approved prior to the end of an application deadline for subsidies last month.

New fast-chargers: 18 rapid-charge points will be installed in Dorset in southern England until the end of May. These will be accessible via the Charge Your Car membership card or smartphone app.

New Mexico gets rapid charging: A total of five fast-chargers will be installed in the towns of Albuquerque, Corrales and Santa. The stations are funded by Nissan. There are nearly 11,000 plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles on the road in New Mexico.

Phoenix Taxis wants more Teslas: The British taxi company took its first Tesla into service and already announced that it is planning on purchasing another nine in the next year.

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