Taxi-maker LEVC starts UK electric van production

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has started production of its new electric van, VN5.  The new model is designed, engineered and manufactured at LEVC’s award-winning production plant in Ansty, Coventry, which the company describes as the UK’s only dedicated electric vehicle factory.

Electric taxi-maker LEVC expands UK service network

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has significantly grown its authorised service and maintenance network by signing a partnership with one of the UK’s largest end-to-end fleet management companies, Rivus Fleet Solutions.  These additional 20 authorised service centres join LEVC’s existing 17 sites, increasing the British brand’s existing UK network to 37 locations by the end of October. Each authorised site will be able to carry out servicing, maintenance, general repairs and MoTs for LEVC TX taxi as well as its new electric van, VN5. 

LEVC launches new electric van

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has launched the VN5, its new electric light commercial van.  Available to order now, first VN5 deliveries will commence in RHD form in Q4, with LHD models available from March 2021. VN5 has a flexible zero emissions capable range of over 300 miles (484 km) delivered by LEVC’s innovative eCity electric technology.

LEVC and DPD start real-world electric van trials

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has officially started the real-world testing and trial phase for VN5, its new electric van and parcel delivery firm DPD is the first company to take delivery of a converted TX prototype. Due to the similarities between TX and VN5, LEVC is deploying a fleet of converted TX-based prototypes utilising a full interior van conversion, commencing trials ahead of official VN5 launch later this year.

Taxi-maker LEVC prepares to re-start production

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) begins a phased return to work on the 8th June at its Ansty manufacturing facility. As the company re-starts production of its TX electric taxi and moves into the next prototype phase of VN5 electric van build, a new way of working has been implemented at Ansty.

LEVC adds VN5 electric van to its line-up

The name of LEVC’s new electric light commercial van has been revealed. VN5.  Aligned with LEVC’s overall product naming strategy, the same technical and functional nomenclature has been used for van. As with TX for taxi, VN is chosen for van and ‘5’ to represent the volume of the cargo area, 5m3.

LEVC produces first prototype electric vans in Coventry

The first prototypes of the new van from London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) are now being built at the company’s state-of-the-art factory in Ansty, Coventry, ahead of its debut at this year’s CV show on the 28th April. LEVC says the due to the advanced manufacturing flexibility of the LEVC factory, it has been possible to build these verification prototypes on the same line, fully integrated with current TX production.

Electrified London taxi to go on sale in Japan

A London icon is about to become a familiar sight in Japan, as London Electric Vehicle (LEVC) launches its electric TX model at an exclusive event in Tokyo. LEVC says the original London taxi, now totally redesigned for the 21st Century, is a purpose-built high-quality model suitable for both the taxi and premium shuttle markets, with […]

Record sales for LEVC’s electric taxi

The London EV Company (LEVC), is celebrating a record September with its best month of sales in company history.  352 examples of its electric TX Taxi were sold, building on month-on month sales growth since April this year. LEVC says it has seen major demand for the TX model across the UK and Europe, with […]

LEVC electric taxi production hits the 2,500 mark

London EV Company (LEVC) has announced that it has produced 2,500 examples of its all-new TX electric taxi – and says that the vehicles are already making a huge contribution to reducing urban emissions in London, cities across the UK and in Europe too.