Zhejiang Geely Holding Group invested £300m in new London Taxi site to develop the next -generation green cab
Geely announced on March 26 2015 that it will invest over £300m to build a new state-of the-art research, development and assembly facility for the London Electric Vehicle Company as the group prepares for the introduction of the next generation London Black Cab. On October 21 2015, Geely announced its intention to invest an additional £50 million inits state-of-the-art greenfield production facility in Ansty, Warwickshire, to turn the site into the group’s UK R&D headquarters. This new facility opened its doors in March 2017 for the first time and has been producing the next generation of zero emission capable taxi vehicles with the first vehicles handed over to customers in late 2017. The first TX eCity London Taxi allowed to pick up passengers hit the roads of London on December 05 2017.
For further information on the London Electric Vehicle Company please refer to their official website at www.levc.com