The council are proposing to "consolidate" two taxi ranks. The freed up one will become four spaces with charging points.
The consultation is here:
However the only...
What's the view on PHEV taxis blocking charge points when BEVs need a charge?
I arrived at one of the new free to use PodPoint rapids at a Lidl in Bristol having driven from Southampton and was wanting to make the 100-mile return journey. A Leaf taxi was using the Chademo and a Mercedes PHEV...
I got a chance to look at the TX5 yesterday.
Very impressed with the charging facilities.
Type 2 AC at 22kW three-phase.
CCS at 50kW
Petrol range extender
optional Chademo at 50kW.
I think this is the first EV I've seen can support both CCS and Chademo standards.
According to a press release put out by the London Taxi company, because their new TX5 model can do 22kW AC three-phase charging (and 50kW Chademo), that Source London will be upgrading some of their 'smart' charge points to three-phase.
"The existing Source London network offers predominantly...