Posts Tagged: New Metrocab

Plug-in Metrocab hits the streets of London

The Metrocab, a PHEV version of London’s iconic black taxi, has been licensed by Transport for London to operate on a trial basis, and the first few are already on the streets, transporting fare-paying customers around the capital of Cool Britannia. “The Metrocab has received numerous accolades and plaudits in recent months, but now it… Read more »

London taxicabs plug in as Metrocab launches real-world trials

London’s classic black taxicabs are slowly but surely going electric. The new Range Extended Electric Metrocab, a plug-in hybrid taxi designed and built in the UK by Ecotive, a subsidiary of electric powertrain developer Frazer-Nash, will begin real-world trials in the British capital this month. London’s famous black taxis must conform to a host of… Read more »