Manufacturers

The LCDC over the last few years developed excellent relations with our two vehicle manufactures, London Taxi Company and Mercedes also including Penso who fit out the Vito model on behalf of Mercedes. The LCDC took the initiative to liaise with the manufactures of our taxi; we have attended many meetings with the manufactures and have been received very well with lots of positive feedback from all parties. Firstly to try and have some input on exactly what the requirements are for the working taxi driver but also cost implications and any other related issues that we can discuss with the manufactures. We feel that we are making progress albeit slowly for the manufactures to supply and deliver the best possible taxi for the working taxi driver.

Introducing the home of the New Electric Taxi

Countdown to zero emissions   INTRODUCING THE NEW HOME OF THE ELECTRIC TAXI UK’s first dedicated car factory to produce electric vehicles for global markets Wednesday 22nd March 2017 marks the official opening of the UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the...

The LCDC, Look at the new TX5

Today on behalf of the Club, I attended the " Future Taxi Design Story" presentation from GEELY about their new zero emission TX5; It was very interesting to see the presentation from the design team who told us the big problem they faced was how to make a modern taxi...

LTC Trade Org PR meeting

On Tuesday, the LCDC attended a trade meeting with London Taxi Company and their PR Company, Stockwell at their offices in the Strand. This is going to be very important moving forwards as we ( licensed taxi trade ) really need positive PR to be seen in newspapers,...

Back to Black campaign

Back to Black: It is our opinion at the LCDC that our fleet of licences London taxis should revert back to one colour BLACK. The rationale behind this proposal is as follows: Our icon, the London Black Taxi is the most recognised taxi around the world. Back to Black...