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Day: October 26, 2015

Meet the new London Taxi: Hybrid TX5 black cab revealed
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Meet the new London Taxi: Hybrid TX5 black cab revealed

    London’s black cab is a globally recognised icon. Like the red phone box, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, London’s famous Hackney Carriage has lined the streets of our capital for decades, with the most recent model remaining largely unchanged for almost 20 years. Now though, current owner of the London Taxi Company (LTC), Geely, has debuted an all-new model for 2017 – called the TX5 – complete with a super-efficient hybrid powertrain, enough room for six passengers, and a bold new look. The new black cab be built at the company’s state-of-the-art production facility in Warwickshire, following a substantial £300m investment programme. TX5 design draws on the classic lines of the black cab. The TX5 design concept captures the spirit of past generations of LTC models and draw...