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London To Levy Additional Charge On Older, Higher-Emitting Cars By 2020

London To Levy Additional Charge On Older, Higher-Emitting Cars By 2020

Plans are afoot to hit diesel drivers in London with an extra fee to drive on the city's streets. Drivers already pay a £11.50 ($19.50) fee to enter the city, known as the 'Congestion Charge', but diesel drivers could pay an extra £10 ($17) if the plans go ahead. The diesel surcharge is... read more

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London's taxi drivers try out new range-extended electric Metrocab

New Range-Extended Electric London Cab A 'Masterpiece,' Says Mayor After Test Drive

London has some of the worst inner-city pollution of any city in Europe, but legislators and automakers are now working hard to correct that. Among them is Metrocab, a... read more April 2, 2014 by 


 
Bolloré BlueCar electric car used for Autolib' car-sharing service in Paris, September 2012

Autolib Electric Car-Sharing Service Expands Into London From Paris

Car-sharing services have proven popular for city-based users, many preferring to use the conveniently-located cars in lieu of buying, owning and running their own. Few have... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
Frazer-Nash Metrocab London taxi

Nissan, Metrocab Work On 2018 London Zero-Emission-Taxi Target

Starting in 2018, all new taxis in London will need to be capable of running as zero-emission vehicles--a policy recently announced by Mayor Boris Johnson. That's quite a... read more January 23, 2014 by 


 
Nissan e-NV200 Taxi for London

Nissan e-NV200 Electric London Taxi Revealed, Arrives 2015

You might be unfamiliar with the name LTI TXII, but if you've ever visited London you've probably traveled in one at some point. It's best known as London's black cab or... read more January 6, 2014 by 


 
Metrocab range-extended London taxi unveiled by mayor Boris Johnson

New Electric Taxi To Make London's Black Cabs A Little Greener

London's famous retro-style black taxis are as much a part of the landscape as Buckingham Palace or the Houses of Parliament, but so too is the pollution they create. The... read more December 26, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk Opens New Tesla Store In London Mall: Live Photos

Last Thursday evening, Tesla opened another retail location in its push to expand electric-car sales outside the U.S. This one was in London's Westfield Mall, built along the... read more October 28, 2013 by 


 
Cyclist in London looking at driver of Lamborghini Aventador [clip from video by SupercarsOfLondon]

Cyclist Vs Self-Important, Entitled, Angry Supercar Driver (Video)

Owners of supercars often seem to feel a sense of entitlement. So we had to chuckle at the outrage expressed by the videographer who posted a clip of a Lamborghini Aventador... read more July 8, 2013 by  70


 
Car entering London's Congestion Charge zone [Image: Flickr user jovike]

London Lowers CO2 Limit For Free Entry: Only Plug-Ins Exempt

For several years, England's capital city has charged a fee for vehicles entering a center zone, under the guise of "congestion charging". In reality, it's a tax based on CO2... read more April 25, 2013 by  11


 
Car entering London's Congestion Charge zone [Image: Flickr user jovike]

London Tightens Congestion Charge Limits; Only Plug-Ins To Be Free?

Imagine if you were being charged tens of dollars to drive into the center of your home city each day. Around Europe, many drivers already face such a charge. London is one... read more January 29, 2013 by  11


 
Formulec EF01 electric race car

London's Olympic Park To Be Venue For Electric Car Race Series?

Olympic sports events leave a lasting impression on the countries they visit. Not just in terms of athletes, but in the facilities they leave behind. London's 2012 Olympic... read more November 7, 2012 by  1


 
BYD e6 electric crossover to be used by London taxi fleet greentomatocars

BYD e6 Electric Crossover Will Be London Taxi, Still MIA In U.S.

The city of London, England is set to have its first all-electric taxi fleet from the second quarter of 2013. Taxi company greentomatocars and Chinese carmaker BYD have... read more October 24, 2012 by  1


 
Nissan NV200 London Taxi

Nissan’s New London Taxi Cab Could Be Electric Too

They’re as well-known as The Houses of Parliament or Harrods luxury department store, but soon London’s iconic black taxi cabs could be getting an all-electric... read more August 8, 2012 by  3


 
London Taxi

Hydrogen-Fueled Olympics Taxis Sent 130 Miles To Refuel--On Diesel Trucks

The London Olympics now underway are a showcase for green cars. Automotive sponsor BMW is getting massive exposure for 4,000 of its greenest vehicles, including... read more August 1, 2012 by  10


 
Nissan Leafs replace black cabs in London

Londoners: Tweet Nissan, Go Green With Free Leaf Taxi Ride

Let's play a word-association game. If we say "London", what do you think of? If you've not visited yourself and experienced the city's varied culture, chances are your first... read more June 22, 2012 by  1


 
New Bus for London rendered images

New Old-Style London Bus Hits The Streets--And It's A Hybrid

"New Bus for London" doesn't have quite the same ring to it as "Routemaster", but the mission is the same - to improve London's busy public transport system, just like the... read more February 27, 2012 by 


 
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