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eVolt chargepoints support new Taxi Central EV fleet

Electric vehicle chargepoint supplier eVolt has completed the installation of three rapid chargers for a new Scottish taxi business. The chare points support Kirkcaldy-based Taxi Central’s five new Nissan Leaf EVs, which are now fully operational in its private hire fleet.

Uber challenge forces TfL backdown over English language test

Uber has Transport For London to delay its plans to force all drivers to pass English language tests, following a legal challenge. TfL has now postponed implementation of the requirement by six months.

Karhoo Rises From The Ashes

British based taxi price comparison and hailing app Karhoo, which filed for bankruptcy protection in November, is back in the saddle following a deal backed by a finance branch of Renault group.

All-new Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi launches in London

The all-new Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi is now officially on sale in London, priced from £168 a week with a zero deposit, based on a four-year lease with a final £15,900 payment, and 30,000 miles a year.

Customer focus for new Addison Lee appointment

Addison Lee has appointed Tamsin Todd as its new chief customer officer (CCO). Her responsibilities will include all product development, marketing, branding and communications activities.