New hy­brid Lon­don taxi breaks ranks

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THE Lon­don Elec­tric Ve­hi­cle Com­pany (LEVC), for­merly the Lon­don Taxi Com­pany, has re­vealed the pro­duc­tion ver­sion of its hy­brid black cab (above).

Called the TX, its uses a 1.3-litre three-cylin­der petrol en­gine as a gen­er­a­tor for a large bat­tery pack – al­low­ing a pure-ev range of more than 70 miles and a to­tal range in ex­cess of 400. It goes on sale on 1 Au­gust.

The firm’s name change re­flects its de­sire to pro­duce ve­hi­cles of all types.

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