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

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 diesel engines used over several generations of taxi have been picked for their durability--racking up many hundreds of... read more

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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 0


 
FedEx to use Nissan NV200 electric van in London

Nissan, FedEx To Trial Nissan NV200 Electric Vans In London

This time last year, the Nissan NV200 delivery van wouldn't have meant much to many of us, sold only in Japan and Europe as a rival to models like Ford's Transit. Since... read more December 13, 2011 by 0


 
Volvo 7700 Hybrid Double-Decker in London

London's Famous Red Buses Going Hybrid Thanks To Volvo

England: Tea, Big Ben, bowler hats and red buses. One of those things is about be be dragged, kicking and screaming, into the 21st Century. It's the famous red double-decker... read more December 8, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

At Heathrow, 'Free' Electric-Car Charging Costs $78.50 Per Day

If you drive an electric car and call London’s Heathrow your home airport, we’ve got good news and bad news for you. The good news is that the electricity to... read more October 12, 2011 by 4


 
BMW ActiveE

BMW To Provide 4,000 Cars For 2012 Olympics, Electric Cars Included

The 2012 Olympics to be held next summer in London may be the greenest yet, with spectators and many participants moving by mass transit among the various venues. Still... read more July 15, 2011 by 0


 
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Urban Stage, London

2011 Smart Electric Drive On The Streets Of London: Driven

What makes the perfect city car? Compact dimensions are a good place to start, so you can sneak into small parking spaces on a crowded street and squeeze through gaps that... read more May 19, 2011 by 4


 
Eiffel Tower and green cars

Electric Cars To Help 2050 Europe Goal Of Zero-Emissions Cities

When looked at in pure dollars and cents, there are many cases in which electric cars don't yet provide a payback. But other forces will boost their chances of adoption... read more March 25, 2011 by 1


 
Fuel price in London, shown in pence per liter, February 2011

U.S. Drivers: Shut Up, Stop Whining, You Don't Pay $8/Gallon

Turmoil in Libya is making global oil markets nervous. That means higher gasoline prices. Cue the creeping unease and outright fear that Our American Way Of Life May Be In... read more February 28, 2011 by 37


 
Aston Martin designed London Routemaster bus

Can London's Mayor Make It The Electric-Car Capital of Europe?

Like most capital cities, London is choked with traffic, fumes and noise. But London's charismatic if disheveled mayor Boris Johnson hopes to change this, with grand plans to... read more February 8, 2011 by 5


 

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