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Plug-in hybrid London taxi plant opens in U.K., owned by Chinese firm Geely

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Few vehicles are as iconic as the London black cab, known the world over for its upright shape and ubiquity (although many of them aren't black any more). The London Taxi Company recently completed a U.K. Europe Geely UK taxi plug-in cars Londonfactory that will build a new version of.

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First all-electric London double-decker bus in service; made in China by BYD

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When it comes to buses, few are more recognizable than London's iconic double deckers. Transport for London (TfL), the British capital's transit agency, is placing five electric buses into service as the city continues to look for ways to reduce air pollution. DON'T MISS: London's Black Cabs.

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London's Black Cabs To Be Range-Extended Electrics, With Chinese Help

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Few vehicles are more iconic than London's black cabs, but that doesn't mean they have to stay the same forever. While the styling will remain recognizable, London taxis are about to get a significant overhaul--with help from a Chinese benefactor. Geely taxi plug-in cars London Range-Extended Electric Vehicle fleet

London to charge all pre-2004 cars $27 to enter on weekdays

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For more than 13 years, London has collected a stiff charge from motor vehicles entering the congested core of the city during weekday business hours. Europe emissions EU London smog air pollutionKnown as the congestion charge, the fee of £11.50 First.

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London to phase out diesel buses; all new single deckers for central London to be zero emission

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The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently committed to phasing out purchasing new pure diesel buses from the capital. No more pure diesel double-deck buses will be added to the capital’s fleet from 2018 and all new single-decks for central London will be zero-emission. Earlier post.).

Transport for London launches first all-electric, long-range double-decker BYD buses into service

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Transport for London (TfL) has introduced the first long-range, battery-electric BYD Double-Decker buses into revenue service routes. Brief

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Wrights Group showcases hydrogen fuel cell bus driveline in London; production-ready in 2017

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The Wrights Group launched the new Wrightbus zero-emission double deck bus at a conference in London. Brief

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Hyundai joins London Hydrogen Partnership

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London taxis to run on hydrogen power

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With the 2012 London Olympic Games edging closer, a new project has introduced 15 hydrogen powered London black cabs and five hydrogen powered Suzuki Bergmann scooters into the city. The vehicles will be funded by the HyTEC project, which is partly funded by the Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, and will also see an [.].

London welcomes 300th hybrid bus

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Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Boris Johnson green buses hybrid bus London Transport for LondonThe capital city has hit another landmark in its push towards green transport: by introducing its 300th hybrid bus (pictured). It is believed that a [.].

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London transport operator Go-Ahead adds two Irizar electric i2e buses to fleet after successful operating results

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It is here, now and reliably serving London's travelling public. —Richard Harrington, Engineering Director for Go-Ahead London.

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London Hydrogen Network Expansion project sets two new FCEV records

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The UK government-backed London Hydrogen Network Expansion project (LHNE) has broken two new distance records for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). LHNE, co-funded by Innovate UK, was set up in 2012 to create the UK’s first hydrogen-powered transport system across London and the South East. Earlier post.). Brief

Toyota confirms support for London Hydrogen Partnership

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Car clubs could lead the fight against London congestion

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London has ‘barely scratched the surface of the potential of car clubs’ as an efficient and effective transport solution, according to a new report.

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London tightens Congestion Charge and kicks diesels out

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

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That''s quite a promise, and a significant engineering push will be needed to make it happen.

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

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This one was in London''s Westfield Mall, built along the lines of high-end U.S. Last Thursday evening, Tesla opened another retail location in its push to expand electric-car sales outside the U.S. malls west of the Notting Hill neighborhood.

London Congestion Charge to rise by 15%

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Currently the daily charge to travel through central London stands at £10 (or £9 in paid using CC Auto Pay) but could rise to £11.5[.].

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Nissan reveals new London black cab

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Nissan’s new take on the London black cab has been revealed, with the promise of an electric version to be launched by 2015. Nissan

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

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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.

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Tesla comes to London

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In London, Teslas are exempt from the congestion charge, a saving of up to £2,000 per year for commuters.

London tightens Congestion Charge exemptions

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From today, new cars will no longer be able to register for the Greener Vehicle Discount which f[.]. Green credentials

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London’s greenest honoured in Lifestyle Awards shortlist

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Some of London’s greenest transport initiatives have been shortlisted in an annual awards ceremony which celebrates the cream of the capital. Latest news Climatecars cycle friends of the earth Kia London

UK Auto Industry Backs Diesel After Parking Surcharge In London Neighborhood

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Green Europe London UK air pollution diesel particulate filter (DPF) emissions transportation policy Diesel cars have dominated Europe for decades, but recently a major backlash against them has started to brew. MORE: UK Official Says.

Hybrids lose London privileges two weeks from today: here's why

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Now the city of London is ending its affection for hybrids. incentives UK congestion England plug-in cars LondonSooner or later, it can happen in a romance: the two parties decide they're just not that into one another.

car2go car club expands London service

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Just last December, car2go launched its London service, operating in just two boroughs-Islington and Sutton. Now t[.]. Green credentials

Prius+ added to London minicab fleet

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A new minicab service in London has turned to Toyota to ensure that its fleet meets its strict environmental criteria.

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Transport for London adds four i-MiEVs to fleet

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As efforts continue to make London the electric vehicle capital of Europe, Transport for London has added four Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to its fleet. The four vehicles are partly funded by the Government’s Low Carbon Procurement Partnership and is the first step in an effort to bring 1,000 electric vehicles to the city’s fleet by 2015.

Bollore plans flexible electric car hire scheme for London

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A subsidiary of of the Bollore Group called IER has been selected to take over[.]. Electric cars Editor Pick

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London to trial wireless recharging plug-in hybrid buses

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Transport for London (TfL) has announced a new trial of plug-in hybrid buses which will see them wirelessly recharged while they wait at bus stands.

Ford makes GoDrive car-sharing available to public in London

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Ford Motor Company will begin making its London-based GoDrive car-sharing service available to the public. Dynamic Shuttle, New York and London.

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

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Plans are afoot to hit diesel drivers in London with an extra fee to drive on the city''s streets. The diesel surcharge is the idea of London mayor Boris Johnson, in his

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London congestion charge increase to £11.50 a day

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London’s congestion charge is to rise by 15 per cent to £11.50 a day, from next month, Transport for London has announced. Congestion

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Autolib Electric Car-Sharing Service Expands Into London From Paris

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Few have been more successful than the Parisian Autolib electric car sharing business though.

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Source London installs 1,300 electric car charging points

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London''s Plugged-in Places scheme, Source London, has now successfully installed 1,300 electric car charging points across the capital.

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Electric taxi firm aims to revolutionise London taxi industry

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Based in Canary Wharf, eConnect Cars is helping revolutionise the London taxi industry by providing 10[.]. Latest News Electric cars Nissan

London private hire firm selects BYD for electric car fkeet

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Following the announcement from the Mayor of London that all new taxis should be zero-emission by 2018, Thriev is ensuring that it remains ah[.].

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New low carbon vehicle research centre opens in London

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Built as part of a collaboration between the London college and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)—one of Malaysia’s lea[.]. Green credential

Electric Survolt heads up London Start

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An ‘Eco Car Spectacular’, part of the Start London party, will be held on The Mall, in the shadow of Buckingham Palace, on Sunday 12th September, 2010. Tags: Citroen electric car festival Start London Survolt The Start Eco Car Spectacular will see [.].

Mayor of London: all new London taxis will need to be zero-emission capable from 2018

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The Mayor confirmed his plan at Transport for London’s (TfL’s) “New Taxis for London” event, at which he met five manufacturers developing zero emission capable taxis—Frazer-Nash, Nissan, Karsan, London Taxi Company and Mercedes-Benz. —Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.