York leads the way in flagship taxi scheme

THE UK’s first low emission taxi incentive is being launched in York.

Designed to reduce air pollution, the flagship scheme aims to increase the numbers of energy-efficient taxis and minicabs in the area by offering drivers £3,000 towards the price of a low Emission taxi and half-price taxi licensing.

Four taxi drivers have so far taken up the offer and the eco-friendly motors will be a regular sight at what is the UK’s first ever ‘green’ taxi rank, reserved purely for hybrid vehic... For the full story register now for free or login below...