One of the Largest taxi fleets across the UK are Fully Electric
One of the largest green taxi fleets across UK, Phoenix Taxi’s with 25+ 100% Electric vehicles and over 50 Hybrid Vehicles.
Phoenix is a family run business that operates from a central office in Blyth, Northumberland to provide taxi, minibus, and coach services across Northumberland, Tyneside and Newcastle. Led by Alex Hurst, the company has made huge steps towards becoming environmentally sustainable.
Phoenix were the first UK company to use 100% electric taxis, and we now have a fleet of around 30 electric taxis and more than 50 hybrid low-emission taxis. With Phoenix Taxis and Buses, you have the option of a sustainable taxi service both for personal and corporate taxi services.
Scope of Work
Elmtronics worked with Alex to understand the needs of the company, their ultimate goals and EV ambitions.
Elmtronics wanted to understand how the charging points would be used and for how often, to provide them with the best solution for their fleet. Elmtronics went on to provide a full EV charging infrastructure report, which included smart and reliable equipment at a competitive price.
Elmtronics provided a full turnkey installation which included;
Full ground work and civil’s Electrical installation Commissioning Training and handover
All installation work was carried out by a qualified Electrician to BS7671 (2011) and IET Code of Practice Standards and completed within a few days.
Prior to handover, Elmtronics engineers fully inspected the installation and an electrical certificate was issued, certifying the units were ready for operation. Upon handover, the firm was fully briefed and trained on the equipment and given training on their software portal to monitor and manage infrastructure remotely.
Phoenix Taxis are delighted to operate the largest electric vehicle fleet in the North of England. Both current and prospective clients are always interested to learn more about our electric vehicles and this has helped us stand out from our competitors.
Alex Hurst, CEO Phoenix Taxi said, “Businesses are increasingly focused on sustainability and our electric vehicles allow us to offer businesses an easy way to significantly reduce their carbon footprint. As part of our business account service we produce monthly carbon reports to show our clients the carbon emissions saved, which we can access via the smart charging infrastructure and network management portal.”
A marketing professional with over 13 years’ experience in various business sectors including retail, financial services, building industry and public services.Passionate about expanding electric vehicle charging infrastructure.