Addison Lee, one of the largest private taxi companies in London has announced plans to go fully electric by 2023. The company is investing £160 million to switch its entire fleet from combustion to EV and it’ll start the roll out with 450 Volkswagen ID 4 SUVs. This is only a small amount so far, the company has around 4,000 taxis on the roads – but it has committed to change 200 each month to fully electric.

“As a business that has proudly been serving the capital for over 45 years and which is part of London’s transport network, Addison Lee has a particular responsibility towards the city’s people and its’ environment.”

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The ID 4 has a range of around 322 miles on one charge.