First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads

The UK’s first all-electric carbon-zero corporate taxi service hits UK roads this autumn. Starting in London, Thriev plans to put 1,000 cars on the road by the end of 2014, bringing low-cost, low-carbon transport to UK businesses.

The fleet will be charged by the British Gas network of charging points.

The new service will be the first of its kind: an extensive network of rapid units capable of charging a car from 20% to 80% in 20 minutes. The entire charging network across the UK, one of the largest of its kind, will see each unit of electricity matched with a unit of 100% British renewable electricity, making Thriev the UK’s only carbon-zero car service. Continue reading First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads