Geely will introduce the new TX5 taxi on the world market

October 26, 2015 at 8:37 pm

New London black cab with the index TX5 will be launched into production at the end of 2017, and in 2018 it will be released on the international market. This is the plan of the London Taxi Company (LTC) owned by Geely. Car maker presented new generation of a taxi 21st of October, at Lancaster House (London) during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Britain. It is an amazing hybrid rechargeable from the network. We remind that according the plan of Boris Johnson, the Mayor, in 2018 only taxis with zero emissions can enter the center of London.

2018 new generation of taxi Geely TX5 photo

2018 new generation of taxi Geely TX5 photo

The British intend to demonstrate to the world their commitment to “green” technologies, for this purpose they launched an extensive investment program GREAT involving China. It is no coincidence Aston Martin RapidE concept was presented with the TX5. The production version of the electric Aston will be created with the help of Chinese.

2018 New "green" hybrid taxi Geely TX5 pic

2018 New “green” hybrid taxi Geely TX5 pic

The company reported that all 2000 main components of the machine have been developed from scratch. At the heart of new items is a space frame made of aluminum and the outer panel is made of composites. In the front part there is four-cylinder engine, but the main mode is still electric. The British write that taxis can move without running the engine “a considerable period of time”.