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The London EV Company (LEVC) achieved another strong sales month in October selling 333 electric TX taxis, closely following its historic record September sales result (352)
Fulham Cab Company now operating 180 LEVC TX electric taxis, the largest zero-emissions capable cab fleet in the UK
The world’s most advanced electric taxi is now available from three new dealers: LEVC Nottingham, LEVC Southampton & LEVC Slough
LEVC has recorded its best month ever with 352 electric TX taxis sold. Result follows record sales growth month-on-month since April.
Business relations between the Chinese region of Hangzhou and the UK strengthened with the establishment of new West Midlands contact
Geely Holding, owner of the London EV Company, continues its financial support with donation pledge for next five years
London EV Company debuts its Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) in Europe at an exclusive Frankfurt preview event
LEVC is ramping up plans to drive sales of its green mobility solutions across Europe with the opening of a new central European sales office in Frankfurt.
LEVC appoint Andrea Baker as Communications Director, responsible for PR, Marketing Communications and Product Marketing
This milestone was marked by a special event in Trafalgar Square, attended by Shirley Rodrigues, London Deputy Mayor.
The London cabbies who played a vital role in testing the new LEVC TX electric taxi on the streets of the capital have now purchased their own vehicles.
Marking this anniversary, LEVC is proud to be patron of the official History of Parliament Trust commemorative album
The clean & green urban delivery van of tomorrow is here: LEVC’s new electric light commercial vehicle (LCV).
The world’s most advanced electric taxi, the LEVC TX, is appearing at the London Concours from June 5th and 6th
TX, the electric taxi, is now officially available to purchase at LEVC’s new flagship dealer in Manchester.
LEVC has partnered with Octopus Group to provide a flexible ‘pay as you drive’ finance option for all customers looking at purchasing the new electric taxi (TX).
The world’s most advanced electric taxi is now available to test drive at LEVC’s first official aftersales facility for TX in Bristol
The world’s most advanced electric taxi is now officially available to buy from Glasgow’s first franchised LEVC dealer.
Chris Gubbey stands down as CEO & retires from full time employment following successful TX launch
New partnership to produce a range of electric commercial vehicles across the world.
Coventry’s Go Electric Taxi Scheme is intended to give cab drivers their first taste of driving an electric vehicle – giving drivers a two-week live trial of TX The Electric Taxi.
The rate of cab drivers switching to electric vehicles surged forward in October, with 172 electric taxis registered UK wide.
A new standard for measuring emissions, energy consumption and range has been introduced for all vehicle manufacturers.
The world’s most advanced electric taxi, has now been approved by Parisian authorities and will legally be able to be used as a working taxi in the City.
The green transformation of London’s black cabs continues apace, with 500 zero-emission capable TXs on the road in the capital.
Could switching to zero emission capable taxis potentially halve exposure to toxic exhaust pollutants? A study into air quality by King’s College London’s Environmental Research Group (ERG) explains more.
Fulham Cab Company increases its number of TX taxis on its fleet by over 70% following strong driver demand for electric taxis – with electric taxis now outnumbering diesels at the firm.
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​Coventry City Council launch a unique scheme to encourage cabbies to go electric which includes extended test drives, a £2,500 incentive for the first electric taxi orders, free electric charging during the trial & zero commission fares on taxi app bookings.
TX has been independently tested against the stringent guidelines aimed at ensuring protection against all adverse health effects as a result of occupational exposure to EMF.
If you’ve ever wondered how an electric taxi is built, or what takes places inside 31,000m² of manufacturing space, join us as we take you Inside the world of LEVC.
The world’s most advanced electric taxis are now on sale in Edinburgh, following a deal signed with Union Motor Company.
The new electric taxi are now for sale for the first time at a dealership in West London.
There are well documented public health concern related to urban emission levels - the good news is the new electric taxi will be the cleanest and safest vehicle yet in which to earn a living.
Over a calendar year, these taxis are expected to save their owners £1.8m in fuel costs & reduce CO2 emissions from the taxi sector by 2,450 tonnes.
The world’s most advanced electric taxi, the TX, has been launched in the German market, in the country’s capital Berlin.
As with any technological change, it’s normal to have concerns over the reliability & longevity of an electric drivetrain, in particular the drive battery. Our latest @AskLEVC article aims to put your mind at ease.
Black Cabs in the Black Country: Electric taxis arrive in Birmingham
Geely Holding, owner of the LEVC, has marked the 25th anniversary of the Magical Taxi Tour with a record sponsorship deal.
TX represents an exciting change in the way professional taxi drivers apply their trade. Here we answer some common questions from drivers around the country.
Brain monitoring technology, used for the first time on drivers, found that electric vehicles make drivers calmer, happier and more focused
The electric taxi set for a fully charged display at the London Motor Show
TX represents an exciting change in the way professional taxi drivers apply their trade. Here we answer some common questions from drivers around the country.
New TX taxis now being handed over to drivers in Manchester and will be ready to take passengers
The world’s most advanced electric taxis – designed and built in Coventry are due to be licenced today and will shortly be taking fares in the city.
TX represents an exciting change in the way professional taxi drivers apply their trade. Here we answer some common questions from drivers around the country.
TX represents an exciting change in the way professional taxi drivers apply their trade. Here we answer some common questions from drivers around the country.
TX represents an exciting change in the way professional taxi drivers apply their trade. Here we answer some common questions from drivers around the country.
TX represents an exciting change in the way professional taxi drivers apply their trade. Here we answer some common questions from drivers around the country.
Fulham Cab Company has today collected its first electric cab, as part of a bigger order of 40 new TX eCity taxis.
Britain’s black cabs will get a new boost to go green when a tax exemption for electrically driven taxis comes into force this April.
18 new TX electric taxis handed over to mark the new 18 registration plate
Ascott Cab Company, London’s largest independent taxi garage, has been appointed as LEVC’s first full dealer for the new TX.
LEVC & the TX electric taxi enter the Nordic electric vehicle market
Taxi driver David Harris receives his new LEVC TX electric taxi from LEVC
New electric taxi export deal signed with Norway, the world leader in electric vehicles.
Li Shufu, Founder of Geely was voted “MANBEST 2017” award
The new TX electric taxi is now fully certified to carry fare-paying passengers in London.
Zap-Map, the UK’s leading electric vehicle charging platform, to supply LEVC with EV charge map app for use in TX eCity dealerships.
Having been put through the most rigorous testing regime in the company’s history, the TX now faces the final challenge, as they're tested on the streets of London.
LEVC opens order book for the all-new TX, the most advanced green taxi in the world
LEVC has signed an export deal to supply electric taxis to the Dutch e-mobility specialists RMC
New product, new name and new logo signal global ambitions as London Taxi Company transforms.
The all-new range extended electric taxi test vehicles will feature in the ‘First Glance’ paddock at the Goodwood Festival of Speed later this week
Total sales for new Euro 6 diesel cabs in the UK are up 28% on this time last year
The second vehicle off the line of brand new facility to be a purpose built, range extended Light Commercial Van to meet global needs of the commercial sector.
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 we announced the official opening of the UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles.
LTC has announced that it has started the final production run of its last TX4 diesel cabs for UK taxi drivers.
Training of the next generation of automotive engineers through a number of new initiatives.
The government confirms their commitment to London cabbies and ensures the right funding is in place to support the switch over to electric taxis.
London cabbies support 'the childrens magical mystery tour' along with a number of sponsors and dignitaries
LTC is receiving massive interest from cabbies and the government about their new electric taxi
ZGH is investing GBP300m in LTC’s new research and production facility in Ansty in the West Midlands region of the UK to develop the next generation London taxi
The London Taxi takes a prominent space at the London Motor Show to host a #Blackcabselfie
The London Taxi Company appoints new CEO and releases plans to strengthen its senior management team
LTC opens a brand new facility in Manchester that will become one of its flagship branches
LTC sign a new 10-year distribution agreement worth more than £44 million
"Our mission is to support the provision of safe, accessible, reliable, durable and professional taxi services throughout the world"
The London Taxi Companies flagship dealership in Manchester relocates to brand new facilities
LTC release new TX4 offer, promoting free servicing for 2 years!
Knowledge Point, London's longest running knowledge school relocates to the London Taxi Companies flagship dealership in London
A £46.5m project will allow the London Taxi Company to develop its next generation zero emissions hybrid drivetrain technology alongside its consortium partners in Coventry.
The London Taxi Company sets out to support young people and the local economy by starting a manufacturing apprenticeship scheme.
The London Taxi Company welcomes drivers to test drive the new Euro 6 TX4 at upcoming special events
After a successful trial period The London Taxi Company has extended its agreement with Ascott Cab Co. to serve as an official retailer of the TX4.
A very happy customer receives the first Euro 6 TX4 taxi in London.
The London Taxi Company has joined forces with ten taxi companies in eleven markets to tackle climate change
The new design for the next generation taxi is unveiled and plans for the future development of the company are layed out
An amazing commitment from taxi drivers to provide a truly unique experience
The London Taxi Company has today announced the start of construction work to build its new research, development and assembly site in Ansty, Coventry.
The London Taxi Company has confirmed that the Euro 6 compliant TX4 will go on sale from 1st September 2015.
The London Taxi Company will display the rich history of its world-renowned black cab at two exhibitions in Coventry and London
The London Taxi Company has welcomed the announcement of a raft of positive measures to support the licensed taxi trade as it moves towards a low emission, high technology future.
The London Taxi Company has today announced a new strategic alliance with Ascott Cab Co, appointing it as an official retailer of its TX4 model.
The London Taxi Company continues to put customers first by improving its After Sales network, with the appointment of two new dealers.
Geely announces today that it will invest £250m to build a new state-of the-art research, development and assembly facility for the London Taxi Company as the group prepares for the introduction of the next generation electric and ultra-low emission London Black Cab.
Mr Forster is widely recognized as a leading global automotive expert. He brings with him significant experience and global competence from his time in senior leadership positions at major automotive OEMs
LTC kicked off the new registration in style, handing over the company’s best ever TX4 to the very first customer purchasing a 15 plate on Sunday 1st March 2015.
All new TX4s now covered for 120,000 miles over 3 years, as standard.
The London Taxi Company has launched a brand new global website to provide information and updates for a global audience.
the Black Cab Choir had its debut performance at wonderful Warwick Castle to an audience of more than 500 colleagues
Scottish sales continuing steadily throughout the peak registration plate season.
An owner departs with their Fairway after seventeen years!
The Shanghai sales team secured a deal for 200 vehicles into its home market.
The London Taxi Company (Shanghai) has taken a leading role in supporting the games, and assisting local charities.
The London Taxi Company attributes buoyant 2014 new vehicle sales directly to putting customers first in all aspects of key business decision making and processes.
The London Taxi Company has now produced more than 1,000 London Taxi TX4s!
The London Taxi Company and the Ministry of Transport continue their collaboration to improve the Azerbaijan public transport system
Executive Vice President Peter Johansen's Open Letter to the Licensed Hackney Carriage Trade
Twenty-two London drivers were able to take possession of their brand new 14 plate TX4s on the first day of the new registration this year
The London Taxi Company has launched a new vehicle matching service to help drivers find their perfect Used Black Cab, as quickly as possible.
The London Taxi Company today revealed its vision of the future London Taxi; a plug-in range extended electric Black Cab, destined to hits the streets of London in 2018.
On 16 January TfL is bringing together a number of key manufacturers to show off their plans for a ‘New Taxi for London’
British Prime Minister David Cameron, currently in China on a state visit this week, today met with Chairman Li Shufu, of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, in Shanghai.
Australian commuters can now hail the iconic “black cab”!
the 20th annual Magical Taxi Tour set off from East Wintergarden at Canary Wharf, heading for Disneyland Paris.
The London Taxi Company restarted production of the famous Black Cab
The London Taxi Company can confirm that it will continue to build enhanced TX4 Style and Elegance with engines from its current supplier, VM Motori.
C&S Taxis’ owner John Sofroniou has taken delivery of ten brand new TX4 Elegances
Brewery Road will now open late EVERY Wednesday, from 8.30am until 9pm.
The London Taxi Company has launched a very patriotic limited edition paint job for new black or white TX4 Elegances
The UK represented The London Taxi Company at The Private Hire & Taxi Exhibition 2013
The London Taxi Company’s new Executive Vice-President, Peter Johansen, has been out talking to drivers in central London
Added reassurance when buying a new taxi - and with no change to the list prices
The first TX4s of the newly re-launched London Taxi Company have been handed over in both two of the black cab manufacturer’s dealerships.
The London Vintage Taxi Association (LVTA) will be flying their flag in London's Marble Arch this Sunday 7th April.
Executive Vice President of LTC pens open letter to taxi trade
Following its acquisition by Geely Automobile Holdings, The London Taxi Company is pleased to confirm that reopening activity is in full progress.
Following its acquisition by Geely Automobile Holdings, iconic black cab manufacturer The London Taxi Company is pleased to announce that the International arm of the business is already trading again.

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