EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s Taxi Organization is in talks with the government to accelerate the long-awaited plan to gradually induct electric vehicles into the capital's taxi fleet and establish the required infrastructures.
EghtesadOnline: The number of CNG-hybrid taxis in Iran is estimated at around 304,000 accounting for 95% of total the cabs in the country, head of Iran Taxi Union says.
EghtesadOnline: There are 150,000 dilapidated taxis in the country terribly contributing to the worsening air pollution. The figure comprises nearly half the total 360,000 vehicles in the taxi fleet, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Taxi Union said.
EghtesadOnline: As per a scheme introduced by Tehran Municipality, 5,000 Toyota Camry electric hybrids were to join the capital’s taxi fleet. Given the economic problems visiting the country, the plan is on hold.