28 May '13, 1pm

Hail “Taxi!” and it might be an electric car-wherever you are: Nissan's all-electric LEAF car is increasingly ...

Hail “Taxi!” and it might be an electric car-wherever you are: Nissan's all-electric LEAF car is increasingly ...

Hail “Taxi!” and it might be an electric car-wherever you are Nissan's all-electric LEAF car is increasingly finding work as a taxi car, as taxi companies clock on to the affordable running costs of a battery-powered model. The world's most successful electric vehicle is now being used as a taxi in several countries including the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Portugal, Spain and in the UK. LEAFing all over the place One of the LEAF's biggest customers is Amsterdam-based Taxi-E company. With a fleet of 13 Nissan LEAF's, the firms' drivers have covered over 700,000 kms - that's further than the distance of the earth to the moon. The firm quick-charges its LEAF cars two to three times a day, using renewably-generated electricity, meaning they are always ready to take passengers. One of the entrepreneurs behind Taxi-E, Ruud Zandvliet, said: "Amsterdam has some 3,000 taxis...

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care2.com 28 May '13, 9pm

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