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Nissan and La Ciudad del Taxi have announced the world’s largest 100 percent electric taxi fleet deal that will see 110 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh providing zero emission taxi services in Madrid.
Announced at the Madrid Motor Show, the agreement signed between Nissan and La Cuidad del Taxi will introduce electric taxis into the Spanish capital, putting Madrid up there with other like-minded capital cities such as Amsterdam, which has taken delivery of 100 Nissan LEAF and e-NV200, and Budapest with 65 LEAF.
Gareth Dunsmore, Head of Electric Vehicles, Nissan Europe said: “Cities across the globe are facing huge challenges in terms of poor air quality and increasing greenhouse emissions. Adding zero emission vehicles such as the Nissan LEAF to taxi services operating in major cities is vital step to tackling these challenges head on.

 “La Ciudad del Taxi shares the same pioneering spirit as Nissan and I am thrilled to see the city of Madrid at the forefront of the electric revolution with this landmark deal that will see more than 100 Nissan LEAFs providing clean, sustainable taxi services for people across the city.” Jesús Ramos Fernández, President of La Ciudad del Taxi said: “This operation will set the standard for the mobility of the future as far as the taxi industry is concerned. Zero emission transport will play a large role in this sector and this fleet deal with Nissan will help put Madrid at the forefront of sustainable mobility services.”
The electric taxi market in Europe is growing quickly as taxi operators switch on the benefits of zero emission mobility. Nissan has sold almost 800 electric vehicles (LEAF and e-NV200) to taxi owners and operators across Europe and the top three markets for Nissan electric taxis include Netherlands, UK and Spain.

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