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Nissan Leaf Taxi

  • Nissan Leaf electric taxi for Madrid

    A Madrid taxi company will receive 110 Nissan Leaf taxis.

  • Nissan Leaf taxis
    More Than 500 Nissan Electric Cars In Taxi Service Now

    Nissan says more than 550 Leaf and e-NV200 taxis are operating in Europe now.

  • eConnect Cars Nissan Leaf taxi
    Nissan Leaf Fleet Joins London's Electric Taxi Ranks

    Electric cars make a lot of sense for use as taxis. Taxis are typically driven in cities, where air pollution is often a problem. They tend to do frequent short runs punctuated by stops. And passengers tend to like a smoother, quieter taxi ride. London taxi firm eConnect Cars has realized all these...

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Taxi in Sao Paulo
    Bhutan Mulls Turning All Taxis Into Nissan Leaf Electric Cars

    Bhutanese prime minister Tshering Tobgay wants to make the small Himalayan country a center for electric-car development.

  • 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car tested as taxi in New York City, April 2013
    One New York Cabbie Loves His Nissan Leaf Electric Taxi

    There can be few tougher tests for a car than as a taxi in New York City. Tough roads and even tougher traffic makes the city a workout for any vehicle, but one cabby is enjoying the Nissan Leaf he's driving as part of the city's electric vehicle trials. In fact, driver Uppkar Singh Thind described...

  • 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow
    OK, NYC Taxis Can Be Hybrids After All, City Says

    Politics in New York City are a tough, bruising game. Pit a billionaire Mayor with a desire to make the city work better and cut carbon emissions against the entrenched interests of taxi owners, and you get an ongoing battle. The latest skirmish is a concession by the NYC Taxi and Limousine...

  • 2013 Nissan Leaf (Japanese trim)

    All is not well with Japan's electric taxi drivers. Two years ago, in February 2011, the city of Osaka introduced a fleet of fifty Nissan Leaf taxis. The deal was a cooperative arrangement between Nissan, 30 taxi firms, and the government--each was being subsidized to the tune of 1,780,000 Yen--over $21,000 at the time. The car's would clean up Japan's clogged streets, an improvement on the ubiquitous, square-jawed Toyota Crown taxis used throughout Japanese cities. And initially, reports Japan Today, they went down a storm. “It’s not fatiguing to drive them. There’s no...

  • BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China
    Electric Taxis From Nissan, BYD To Serve Hong Kong's Smoggy Streets?

    With Hong Kong's poor air quality responsible for thousands of deaths every year, the city is desperately seeking ways to curb escalating pollution. Plans to take many of the city's dirtiest vehicles off the streets should help, but electrification of the city's taxi fleet is another possibility...

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Taxi in Sao Paulo
    America's First All-Electric Taxi Firm Hopes To Launch In Arlington County

    A taxi company in Arlington County, Virginia, is looking to become the first firm in the U.S. to have an all-electric fleet. The Electric Vehicle Taxicab Company aims to provide customers with a high-tech experience as they ride to their destinations. "Now is the time to be more technologically...

  • 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow
    New York's City Council Wants Electric Taxis: Why?

    If you want to change things in New York City, it pays to take the long view. Some real-estate deals take decades to assemble, with families hanging onto key development sites for generations. So a recent bill introduced by two New York City Councilmembers can be viewed as the latest step in a long...

  • Cowlitz County's EcoCab Service
    Washington State: Home To A 100% Plug-in Taxi Firm

    You probably know that places like New York City and San Francisco are known for their high numbers of hybrid taxis, but a small taxi firm in Washington state has gone one step further, turning Nissan Leafs and Chevrolet Volts into taxis. Enter EcoCab, a tiny company based in Cowlitz county...

  • 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 three answers would be "Big Ben", "red buses" and "black cabs". While the former is firmly rooted, the other two are common...

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Taxi in Sao Paulo

    It’s the largest city in Brazil, and the world’s seventh largest city by population, but now Sao Paulo can claim another first: it’s one of the few cities in the world where you can hail a Nissan Leaf electric taxi cab. Part of a pilot program between Sao Paul Municipality, the Renault-Nissan Alliance, AES Electropaulo and the Association of Taxi Fleet of Sao Paulo, the city will soon put two, 2012 Nissan Leafs into service as taxis on pre-defined routes in the city. Later on this year, they will be joined by another eight Leafs, which it is hoped will give taxi customers...

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