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London's largest taxi firm to switch to all-electric fleet by 2023

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Addison Lee will invest £160 million into switch, targeting 20,000 zero-emissions journeys each day in London
The UK's biggest private vehicle hire firm will move to a fully electric fleet through a £160 million investment and a partnership with Volkswagen .
Addison Lee will target an all-electric fleet by 2023, which it says is two years ahead of any other private hire vehicle operator in London. It will begin the switch by moving to the new Volkswagen ID 4 SUV.
The move will lead to 20,000 zero-emissions journeys each day in London, according to Addison Lee, in what will be the largest...
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Addison Lee taxi fleet is going electric with the Volkswagen ID.4

Addison Lee taxi fleet is going electric with the Volkswagen ID.4

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Addison Lee has confirmed that it will be taking its fleet of passenger cars electric by 2023. Addison Lee claims that it will be making the move in advance of other large private hire vehicle companies in London, so your next Addy Lee, could be electric. The company already has some 650 electric vehicles on the fleet following the takeover of ComCab earlier in 2021, but the electrification plans are really going to be driven by the Volkswagen ID.4 , with Addison Lee announcing a partnership with VW. That's going to put a lot of ID.4 on the road, something that's going to raise the profile...
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