LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) today announces another significant milestone with 5,000 TX taxis sold in London. As the most modern electric taxi in the world, the TX provides the best experience for drivers and passengers, substantial savings for operators and reduced urban emissions in the capital.
- LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announces a major milestone with sales of its 5,000th electric taxi in London
- Texas, the most modern electric taxi in the world, now accounts for more than a third of all black taxis operating in the city
- Since its launch in 2018, LEVC TX taxis have traveled 307 million miles in London and prevented 109,000 tonnes of CO2 from getting into the atmosphere
- For more information on LEVC visit www.levc.com
Since launching in 2018, Texas has become a pioneer in the global taxi market, and with more than a third of London’s licensed black taxis now Texas, London is the world leader in custom-built, fully affordable electrified taxis.
The TX features a lightweight aluminum body and transmission benefits for extending the LEVC eCity range. This game-changing technology allows taxis to travel in full electric mode for 64 miles.
Offering unparalleled flexibility and not worrying about range, the TX has a total range of 318 miles and reduces NOx emissions by 99.5 percent. In the four years since its launch, TX has prevented 109,000 tons of CO2 from getting into the atmosphere.
Regardless of age, gender or disability, the LEVC TX is an affordable and inclusive vehicle for everyone. With a flexible seat on board for up to six passengers, the vehicle has a fully integrated wheelchair ramp and a swivel seat that allows the TX to accommodate a forward-facing wheelchair – the only taxi of its kind to do so.
When planning the TX, LEVC designers and engineers consulted with cab drivers to create the most ergonomic, driver-centric cab ever seen, with advanced controls for ease of use.
TX has also changed driver and operator profitability, with typical fuel savings of more than £ 110 a week.
The electric transmission of the cab prevented the burning of 61 million liters of fuel, saving drivers a total of 91 million pounds. With high fuel prices, TX demonstrates why the transition to electrification makes full sense for professional drivers.
Since taking to the streets, 5,000 taxis have traveled a total of about 307 million miles, which is an incredible 12,333 circles around the globe.
To date, more than 2 million passenger trips have been made in London by TX electric taxi. Once they step through the limousine-like doors, passengers can enjoy an exceptionally comfortable cabin filled with natural light thanks to the panoramic glass roof.
Jörg Hoffmann, CEO of LEVC, commented: “Building on more than a century of industry experience combined with the latest technology, LEVC has successfully developed the world’s most advanced taxi: the electric TX. Our 5,000th The sale in London is a major landmark for business, and we are proud that our Texas is making a significant contribution to improving city air quality and also supporting drivers in the transition to sustainable mobility.
“As a business, LEVC continues to move from strength to strength, and in March we achieved record global sales of both the TX and our VN5 van.”
Since 2014, parent company Geely has invested more than £ 500 million in LEVC, setting up a state-of-the-art research center and plant in Ansti, Coventry, where the TX taxi is built together with the VN5 van. To learn more about TX LEVC, please visit www.levc.com.