London's new black taxi: A thoroughly modern electric affair

Think of London and you'll think of the black taxi, an icon of the city's congested streets, weaving between the red buses, splashing through puddles under grey skies, confidently driven by cabbies armed with the Knowledge.

For many years The London Taxi Company was responsible for putting these cars on the road, building a bespoke taxi rather than adapting an existing car (like a Mercedes) for example. 

Now owned by Chinese company Geely (who also own Volvo), the company is now called...

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