Introducing the London Electric Vehicle Company – a new green mobility solution

The iconic London Taxi Company (LTC) became the London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) in July 2017.

 

The name change represents the commitment by LEVC to become the leading producer of new energy focused urban commercial vehicles.

Realizing green tech in urban environments

London Electric Vehicle Company is a subsidiary of Geely Commercial Vehicle Group, a group dedicated to the realization of new energy commercial vehicles.

 

The London Electric Vehicle Company have become leaders of light weight vehicle and range extending powertrain technologies at their Coventry, UK base.

Introducing the TX

The TX is is the fifth generation of London Taxi and the first to be zero emission capable. The TX uses LECV’s eCity technology. Range extended technology allows the TX to travel over 70 miles on pure electric power alone whilst the small gasoline engine provides a further 400 miles range, essentially allowing the TX to travel from London to Edinburgh or London to Paris without stopping for fuel, allowing drivers and operators to make substantial savings each week compared to traditional diesel taxi vehicles.

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