• Green light for emission-free taxi fleets in Stuttgart

    Internal combustion engines are some of the biggest causes of pollution in city centres. In particular, diesel vehicles have the reputation of being pollutant emitters. A ban on diesel vehicles in cities would have far-reaching consequences, especially for taxi companies. Stuttgart has recognised the signs of the time and is helping taxi operators to change over to electric vehicles.

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    The inconsistency of the charging infrastructure still poses a major obstacle to the increase in electric mobility. With the AllCharge charging system Continental now presents a solution to this problem. The engineers are taking a surprisingly simple approach.

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