London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC), the firm behind the capital's battery-powered black cabs, is reportedly looking to expand its capacity to produce a range of commercial and passenger vehicles
Advanced Propulsion Centre backs new wave of electric car, van, and battery projects, as agency predicts UK automotive sector is on 'the precipice of an innovation landslide'
Six month trial in Nottingham will test whether 'inductive' charging could be a viable way of providing electric cabs with power
Manufacturer says its electric black taxis have grabbed a 10 per cent market share in UK capital since launching last year
But plans to produce electric vans at LEVC's Coventry factory have been shelved until 'early 2020s' amid Brexit market headwinds
VIDEO: The UK's first dedicated electric vehicle factory opened near Coventry last year, where 750 staff work to build electric black taxis