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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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.

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Uber CEO Hoped Drivers Would Face Violence at Taxi Protests, According to Leaked Emails

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A placard reading “Uber public enemy” hangs from the window of a taxi on March 18, 2021 in Barcelona during a strike by taxis drivers organised against the ride-sharing service.

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AirAsia and Skyports partner to explore air taxi vertiport development in Malaysia

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The one-year partnership will focus on joint feasibility studies for the integration of air taxi vertiport infrastructure, the identification of potential vertiport sites, and the development of operational requirements and frameworks ultimately to implement a vertiport network in Malaysia.

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.

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GM interested in electric air taxi market

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General Motors is exploring the use of its Ultium modular battery system in electric air taxis, Reuters reported Tuesday. The report, based on information from two people familiar with the matter, follows GM CEO Mary Barra's brief reference to air taxis at a conference Monday.

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Curb and Uber partner to make taxis available to Uber app users

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Curb, a ride-hailing app for licensed taxi and for-hire rides in North America, announced the execution of a strategic partnership agreement with Uber that will enable Curb-connected drivers to receive trip requests from Uber users. The integration will provide wider transportation options for riders and more trips for drivers as the taxi booking option becomes available in the Uber app.

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Oslo plans to recharge electric taxis on the fly

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If ever there were an argument for wireless charging, taxis may be it. That's the impetus behind the country's latest effort to equip all of Oslo's taxi stands with wireless chargers. Norway Wireless charging TaxisAnd as with most things in electric cars, if there's a way to demonstrate the technology in action, Norway may find it. The city announced the plan in March.

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Dantaxi, The Largest Taxi Charging Hub in the Nordics Accelerates Diesel Taxi Phase-Out in Copenhagen

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Originally published by Dantaxi On May 11 at 4 pm, the largest charging operator in Denmark, E.ON, and the taxi company Dantaxi will open the largest taxi charging hub in the Nordics: Danhub – Powered by E.ON. electric taxis Minister of Transport Nordics Odense.

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Ford introduces two new taxis: diesel and hybrid

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Ford introduced two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi, the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. Transit Connect Taxi , when equipped with available 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine, is targeted to return an EPA-estimated Highway rating of at least 30 mpg. The Transit Connect Taxi offers seating for five with a roomy, flexible interior well-suited for livery service.

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Report: Hyundai electric air taxis might arrive as soon as 2025

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Hyundai believes its first electric air taxis could lift off by 2025—years earlier than expected—even as regulation for the completely new aviation format lags.

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eVTOL company Joby and NASA collaborate to measure noise footprint of electric air taxi

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NASA’s AAM National Campaign is designed to promote public confidence in emerging aviation markets, such as passenger air taxis, through flight testing in realistic scenarios and data analysis that will inform the development of regulatory standards for emerging aviation platforms.

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GM Cruise takes first fares for paid driverless taxi in San Francisco


GM’s autonomous driving division, Cruise, has begun its paid driverless taxi service in San Francisco and officially took its first fares last night. The post GM Cruise takes first fares for paid driverless taxi in San Francisco appeared first on Electrek.

Watch BMW’s new ‘Mad Max’ electric Dune Taxi climb some of the tallest sand dunes known to man


BMW Middle East released a video teasing a new electric dune taxi that looks as if it came straight out of Mad Max. The Dune Taxi electric prototype is shown racing across the streets and sand dunes in Abu Dhabi. You won’t want to miss this one.

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Ideanomics’ MEG Group announces delivery of first EV taxi order to Chengdu; Geely to supply 15,000 taxis

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announced that its MEG Group, through its joint venture with iUnicorn, has finalized its first order of EV Taxis for the city of Chengdu. As part of the deal, MEG took over a previous order of 4,000 EV taxis from a third-party and helped facilitate the delivery of these taxis with the sales value of approximately US$50 million (RMB 356 million). The EV Taxis are supplied by Geely Auto Group and the financing for the vehicles was provided locally by Sichuan Tianfu Bank Co Ltd.

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Hyundai previews the cabin of its planned flying taxi

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The post Hyundai previews the cabin of its planned flying taxi appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Hyundai Motor Group last November established the new division Supernal whose aim is to make affordable, zero-emission air transport a reality by as early as 2028, including here in the.

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NYC taxi mpg requirements also cut pollution, study confirms

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New York City's efforts a decade ago to clean up pollution from old taxi models has worked—mostly—a new study shows. air pollution TaxisThe study, by researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (in New York) and Drexel University, and published in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, shows that the.

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Bi-fuel evolutions of the LEVC TX taxi and VN5 van; range extender engines run on LPG/biopropane and CNG/biomethane

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HP Taxis, Prins Alternative Fuel Systems and SBL-Automotive revealed [link] of the plug-in hybrid range-extended electric LEVC TX taxi and VN5 van allowing the range extender engine to run on LPG and CNG and their renewable counterparts of biopropane and biomethane.

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Baidu’s self-driving taxis ship rides with out security driver in China

Baua Electric

Baidu has grow to be the primary firm in China granted a allow to run a business self-driving taxi service with out the necessity for a security driver. The post Baidu’s self-driving taxis ship rides with out security driver in China appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Pony.ai becomes first autonomous driving company to receive a taxi license in China


announced it has received a license to operate its self-driving taxis in China, the first company to achieve the permit. will soon have 100 robotaxis in operation throughout Nansha, Guangzhou, charging riders fares alongside traditional taxis. Autonomous driving developer Pony.ai

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Volocopter shares latest video update showing its eVTOL air taxi is closer than ever to reality


Urban Air Mobility (UAM) developer Volocopter has shared a new video showcasing the time and effort the company and its staff have been putting into the flight testing campaign for the VoloCity eVTOL air taxi as it moves closer to genuine flights with human passengers.

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Taxi company suspends its Tesla Model 3 fleet after a severe fatal crash


G7, a Paris-based taxi company that operates one of the largest Tesla taxi fleets in the world, announced that it suspended all its Model 3 taxis after a severe fatal crash that occurred last weekend.

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Stockholm’s “flying” electric water taxis to offer quicker, quieter and cheaper transport

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Stockholm to trial Candela's "flying" electric water taxis - a quicker, quieter and cheaper option for people to get around the city. The post Stockholm’s “flying” electric water taxis to offer quicker, quieter and cheaper transport appeared first on The Driven.

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World’s first flying electric taxi boat, the Candela P-8 Voyager, unveiled in Venice


Designed to replace traditional water taxies and commercial passenger watercraft that have conventionally relied on combustion engines for power, the P-8 Voyager is preparing to usher in a brave new world for maritime transportation.

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London Taxi opens £300M plant for range-extended EV taxis; announces second model, an LCV

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The London Taxi Company (LTC) officially opened the UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles. The new vehicle plant in Ansty, Coventry, will build the world’s first purpose-built, mass-market electric taxi. LTC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Geely, has invested more than £300-million (US$374-million) in the new site and the next-generation London taxi, which will be produced at the plant and exported around the world.

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Revel’s fleet of 50 Tesla Model Y taxis in New York has finally been approved


Revel’s fleet of 50 Tesla Model Y taxis that was shut down by New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) last month has been approved. more… The post Revel’s fleet of 50 Tesla Model Y taxis in New York has finally been approved appeared first on Electrek.

ZF unveiling robo-taxi at CES 2019; ProAI RoboThink controller

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At CES 2019, ZF will unveil a steering-wheel- and pedal-free robo-taxi to show how its technologies enable new forms of urban mobility. Users can hail the taxi using their smartphone or tablet; the robo-taxi will maneuver autonomously to pick them up. With the robo-taxi, ZF is demonstrating that it can provide the necessary solutions for the development of robo-vehicles and related services.

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Volvo plans to test wireless fast-charging with XC40 Recharge taxis

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Volvo Cars has announced that it will be testing electric taxis equipped with wireless charging, in “a live city environment” to evaluate the potential of the technology.

Tesla Model Y Taxi Fleet: Revel CEO calls out ‘entrenched interests’ for blocking all-electric taxis


Revel CEO Frank Reig called out “shortsighted bureaucracy and entrenched interests” for blocking the Tesla Model Y New York City taxi fleet that the company planned to launch.

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Fleet of 50 Tesla taxis gets shut down in NYC for some sketchy reasons


Revel’s planned fleet of 50 Tesla Model Y taxis in New York City was shut down by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), and the reasons they gave are sketchy, to say the least.

Florence taxi drivers choose Nissan LEAF

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Last year, the municipality of Florence, Italy called a tender notice that involved 70 new electric taxi licenses, all of which have now been allocated. Nissan LEAF is now the most popular EV taxi in Florence after 67 taxi owners decided to buy a Nissan LEAF ENEL EDITION. With this initiative, Florence joins big European cities like Madrid that has more than 100 Nissan LEAF taxis, Amsterdam with a fleet of 100 taxis (including Nissan LEAF and e-NV200), and Budapest.

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More Than 500 Nissan Electric Cars In Taxi Service Now

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Taxis make up a large part of the traffic in cities, and in the same way it's proved popular with individual owners, the Nissan Leaf electric car appears to have the favor of cabbies. The Leaf--along with the e-NV200 electric van--is becoming more common in taxi. taxi plug-in cars fleet Nissan Leaf Taxi Nissan e-NV200On any given city street, only a portion of the vehicles are private passenger cars.

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Airports in Italy, France to build eVTOL air taxi veliports together


A group of airports in Italy and France are banding together to create electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) veliport infrastructure to speed the deployment of quicker, carbon-free air taxi transportation between their respective city centers and passenger terminals.

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EV fleet startup Gravity begins passenger pick-ups in NYC with custom Mach-E yellow taxis


This holiday season, New Yorkers will be able to visit friends and loved ones around the city in a new fleet of bright yellow Mach-E taxis, provided by EV fleet startup Gravity, Inc. The fleet represents a new electrified generation of the Big Apple’s iconic yellow taxis.

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Air Taxis Are Safe—According to the Manufacturers

Cars That Think

Air taxi Aviation safety EvtolElectric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for urban commuting are currently under development by more than a dozen different companies.

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Tesla Model Y taxi fleet successfully blocked by NY commission


The New York Taxi and Limousine Commission’s (TLC) efforts to block the deployment of 50 Tesla Model Y taxis from electric transit startup Revel were successful. This effectively blocks Revel from launching its 50 Model Y taxis without breaking city rules.

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Toyota developing LPG hybrid taxi for Japan market

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Toyota plans to launch a new taxi for the Japanese market before April 2018, and is currently working on developing an updated version of its JPN Taxi Concept, which made its global debut at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. The taxi will feature a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) hybrid system―currently under development―which is highly economical and offers excellent environmental performance optimized for taxi driving conditions.

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AutoFlight releases test flight video of updated Prosperity I eVTOL air taxi


Next-generation air taxi developer AutoFlight has released new video of an upgraded proof-of-concept version of its electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) Prosperity I aircraft undergoing a new battery of test flights.

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Gravity Starts Operating Ford Mustang Mach-E Yellow Taxis In NYC


Gravity's custom Ford Mustang Mach-E is the first to ever serve as a NYC taxi

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Cao Cao and DeepRoute form autonomous driving partnership; Level 4 robo-taxi service

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DeepRoute, an international self-driving vehicle technology provider, and Cao Cao Mobility, a strategically invested business of Geely Technology Group, are partnering to advance the design, development and commercialization of Cao Cao’s Level 4 autonomous robo-taxis service.

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Following the Money in the Air-Taxi Craze

Cars That Think

During rush hour, the skies over a large city, such as Dubai or Madrid or Los Angeles, would swarm with hundreds, and eventually thousands, of eVTOL “air taxis.” Air taxi Aerospace Vtol Evtols

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Continental launches series production of technologies for robo-taxis

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Continental technologies such as ABS, radar and redundant brake system are being used in series production for robo-taxis for first time. The aim is not to develop the CUbE into a production vehicle, but to get a range of Continental technologies, such as brake systems and surrounding sensors, market-ready so that they can be used in robo-taxi series production. Continental’s braking portfolio includes suitable technologies for robo-taxis, such as the MK C1 one-box brake system.

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Study finds NYC Clean Air Taxi rules successful in cutting pollution

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New York City Clean Air Taxi rules are successful in cutting emissions and reducing air pollution, [link] to a new study by researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Drexel University. Between 2009 and 2015, the legislation more than doubled the fuel efficiency of the fleet of 13,500 yellow taxis, leading to estimated declines in air pollution emissions. The scientists report that overall fuel efficiency of the medallion taxi fleet climbed from 15.7

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