Langkawi, a popular tourist destination off Malaysia’s northwest coast, is set to welcome a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) as taxis on its roads with the first electric taxi expected to begin rolling by year-end. 292 more words
Governments around the Asia region are driving electric-mobility initiatives to reduce reliance on fossil fuel and air pollution.
In Beijing, the government aims to gradually begin replacing the 67,000 petrol-powered taxis on the capital’s roads starting this year. 485 more words
The recent introduction of 100 electric taxis in Singapore, forming the biggest electric-taxi fleet in Asia represents the largest investment of its kind by a Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD, a Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway backed company. 462 more words
Geely’s London Taxi Company wants to lead the charge to sustainable urban mobility – and towards the end of this year will release the world’s first zero emission capable purpose-built taxi on to the streets of the UK and Europe. 426 more words
First new UK car plant for more than a decade, creating 1,000 jobs, comes amid industry uncertainty over Brexit
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Renewable energy technology company BYD has introduced 100 electric taxis in Singapore, forming the biggest electric-taxi fleet in South East Asia. The commercial introduction of the pure electric e6 cars also represents the largest investment of its kind by a Chinese electric car manufacturer. 283 more words