Norway’s appetite for electric cars is booming, and its capital of Oslo will be the first to install wireless charging infrastructure for the city’s electric taxis.
Electric taxis Stories March 21
Electric taxis Stories February 28, 2017
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular with fleet operators, like taxi companies. They are attracted by gas savings and lower maintenance costs, but local governments are also seeing opportunities to reduce air pollution in city centers with important taxi presence.
Beijing, which has one of the most important taxi fleets in the world, becomes the latest municipality to announce plans to convert all its taxis to electric cars. expand full story
Electric taxis Stories October 26, 2015
Earlier this summer we wrote about Taxelco, a Montreal-based startup which bought the second largest taxi company in Montreal (500 cars and 1,000 drivers) with the intention to transition the whole fleet to electric. The company is getting ready to launch its pilot program in November with 50 new electric cars, including a dozen Tesla Model S’s recently acquired. expand full story
Electric taxis Stories August 8, 2015
A Montreal startup, Taxelco, buys a fleet of 500 taxis with the intention of going electric
Taxelco, a Montreal based startup, announced yesterday the acquisition of Taxi Hochelaga, the second largest taxi company in Montreal with a fleet of 500 cars and 1,000 drivers. This is a major step in the company’s plan to eventually operate an important fleet of fully electric taxis in Montreal.