Dutch EV Taxi Service Racks Up 250,000 Km
The company doing all this is called Taxi-E, and in the six months since the service has been initiated, the twelve cars racked up around 250,000 Km (155,000 miles). The service has been greatly appreciated by locals, and so, it is set to expand this coming September, adding a yet unspecified number of additional taxis to the lineup, before reaching their goal of having 450 of them by 2015.
This is a great initiative which, along with more people using mass transit, will work towards the common goal of reducing pollution in Amsterdam, thus making all the wrong kind of smoke disappear, and giving its inhabitants cleaner, healthier lives and happier lives.
The Dutch are clearly embracing the trend, as ‘green’ cars are selling well there, and considering the fact that a charging station network to cover the whole country is on its way, the Netherlands will probably become the second country, after Estonia, to have such a network in an operational state. However, if the charging station network fails, the Dutch will charge EVs their own way, which seems to work pretty well, actually!
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