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LEVC’s TX Shuttle is part of the new e-mobility shuttle service provided by Loop Münster
LEVC is continuing to provide support to taxi drivers across the UK as they return to work and help keep their passengers safe.
LEVC launches its brand-new accessories brochure, with a host of new driver-focused accessories for the TX
LEVC has received a multi-million-pound grant to further the development of electric vehicle technology
The local public transport company in Oberhausen, has put five TXs into operation
LEVC is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of how travelling in a black cab can help keep the public protected
Phased re-opening of Ansty production facility starts 8th June
TX is purpose-built with a protective partition between driver and passenger, ensuring occupants stay socially distanced
TX was honoured for outstanding product design by the German Design Council
With cab drivers spending less time on the road, LEVC has created a guide on how to keep a TX electric taxi in optimum condition
German mobility providers are increasingly relying on LEVC's electric TX taxi and TX shuttle vehicles for their operations during the Coronavirus outbreak
LEVC today announces a temporary extended closure of its manufacturing operations in Coventry, Ansty, in response to the acceleration of COVID-19
Energy Saving Trust support Scottish drivers impacted by COVID-19 crisis
Octopus announce measures to support taxi drivers during COVID-19 pandemic
LEVC & Black Horse agreed to make a payment holiday available to TX drivers on existing finance deals; a 3 month payment suspension is in direct response to Coronavirus crisis & its impact on the trade.
100 new TX zero-emissions capable electric taxis to Baku Taxi Service LLC, a government-backed taxi operation in Azerbaijan
LEVC is powering into 2020, growing its product range, export markets and employment opportunities.
The world's most advanced taxi and premium shuttle brings new standards to Japan.
LEVC is celebrating a record sales year, thanks to month-on-month growth in 2019, delivering an impressive 2,507 sales of its electric TX model and more than doubling the volume of the previous year.
LEVC Slough announces extension of electric taxi test drive scheme until February 2020 due to popular demand
Here we celebrate our vehicles which, over the decades, have been a global image of stability & tradition; here we celebrate 70 year of the 'black cab'.
LEVC is continuing its export market growth with the addition of another new market, Malta.
LEVC is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Cross as Head of Retail at LEVC London
Hosted by Joerg Hofmann, LEVC CEO, the Prime Minister was highly supportive of the business and its products, describing the TX electric taxis as “magnificent machines”
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)
For over a year TX drivers have tested and demonstrated the benefits of vehicle in their own daily operations. In this series we invited TX owners to our manufacturing plant at Ansty, to tour the facility and talk all things TX.
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
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 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.
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.
Former Audi executive Joerg Hofmann named as new CEO effective from 4th February 2019
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.
Want your TX to be seen by millions around the world? Enter our TX Photo Competition & the best will be used by us online.
​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.
Brain monitoring technology, used for the first time on drivers, found that electric vehicles make drivers calmer, happier and more focused
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.
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
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.
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
New product, new name and new logo signal global ambitions as London Taxi Company transforms.
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.
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
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 new design for the next generation taxi is unveiled and plans for the future development of the company are layed out
The London Taxi Company has today announced the start of construction work to build its new research, development and assembly site in Ansty, Coventry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The London Taxi Company has launched a very patriotic limited edition paint job for new black or white TX4 Elegances

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