Paddick aims to electrify London cabs with Green Deal-style loan scheme

Jessica Shankleman
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Liberal Democrat London mayoral candidate reveals plan to convert buses and taxis to all electric using innovative financing approach

Brian Paddick, the Liberal Democrat London Mayoral hopeful, has revealed plans to launch a Green Deal-style loan scheme to help taxi drivers upgrade to zero-emission vehicles, after it emerged the current...

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