The release of the Metrocab, a battery-powered taxi capable of zero emissions, is one of the efforts to clean up the city’s transport (Image: Metrocab)

Electric vehicles halve drivers’ exposure to toxic emissions says Kings College London

Zero emission capable taxis can halve a driver’s exposure to toxic exhaust pollutants, according to new research. The study into air quality by King’s College London’s Environmental Research Group (ERG) monitored drivers of both diesel and electric taxis, measuring particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide inside and outside of their working environments. It found that drivers

Solar EV Charging Hub on Princes Street, Dundee (Image: eVolt)

eVolt installs rapid charging units for first solar power hub in Dundee

eVolt UK, the nationwide supplier of electrical vehicle (EV) charging units, has installed the latest versions of its rapid charging units for the first and largest purpose-built charging hub in the UK that includes solar power and energy storage. The hub is located on Princes Street in Dundee city centre and features rapid charging units,

Dundee Cabs charge points

Evolt’s charging infrastructure sets example to the ranks!

The Evolt Electric Vehicle (EV) charge point infrastructure supplied and installed by APT Controls at the Dundee taxi company 203020 has become an ‘ideal model’ for cab firms looking to go electric, according to its CEO David Young. 203020 is increasing its fleet to 100 fully electric vehicles, making it the largest EV taxi fleet in the

From 2020 all new private hire vehicles in London must be 'zero emission capable' (Image: eConnect Cars)

eConnect Cars taxi firm launches crowdfunding campaign

London based, zero-emissions taxi firm eConnect Cars, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to finance the next phase of its growth ahead of the introduction of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone in London. From January 2020, as part of London’s forthcoming Ultra-Low Emission Zone, all private hire cars (taxis) less than 18 months old must be zero