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ZEFER and H2ME deliver 100 hydrogen taxis to Copenhagen

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Two pan-European projects—the ZEFER (Zero Emission taxi Fleets for European Rollout) and H2ME2 (Hydrogen Mobility Europe) projects, both funded by Europe’s Clean Hydrogen Partnership—have deployed 100 hydrogen taxis in Copenhagen with app-based taxi company DRIVR.

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GSM officially launches Vietnam’s first pure electric taxi firm

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Green and Smart Mobility Joint Stock Company (GSM) officially began operating the first pure electric taxi service in Vietnam: Green SM Taxi. Green SM Taxi will first operate in Hanoi, followed by a nationwide expansion to at least five provinces and cities this year, in line with the company’s strategic plan.

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Pony.ai receives a taxi license in China; commercialization of robotaxi services

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Pony.ai, a global autonomous driving technology company, announced it is the first autonomous driving (AD) company to obtain a taxi license in China. was awarded a permit to operate 100 autonomous vehicles as traditional taxis in Nansha, Guangzhou. In May, Pony.ai While the Pony.ai

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ completes taxi testing

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Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft, the latest milestone on its way to becoming the world’s fastest all-electric plane. The taxiing of the plane is a critical test of the integration of the aircraft’s propulsion system, ahead of actual flight-testing. Earlier post.)

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United Airlines and Archer to launch first commercial electric air taxi route in Chicago

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Archer Aviation and United Airlines plan to launch the first air taxi route in Chicago, between O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Vertiport Chicago. Vertiport Chicago, North America’s largest vertical aircraft take off and landing facility, is located in the Illinois Medical District near the Chicago Loop.

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Tesla joins Uber’s fleet in Japan’s taxi market

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Tesla Model Y units are joining Uber’s premium fleet in Japan’s taxi market. Uber will operate as a hired taxi service to comply with Japan’s laws. The ride-sharing service has teamed up with local taxi company Hinomaru Kotsu. Riding a Tesla Uber would cost about 20% higher than local taxi prices.

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In one year, the number of electric taxis at Denmark’s largest taxi company has increased by 75%

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10 years ago, the first electric taxis appeared in Denmark, but the number was limited in the first years. Since 2019, however the development has gained momentum and in Copenhagen, half of the taxis of Denmark’s largest taxi company, Dantaxi, now run on electricity.

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