As seen on the streets of London, the elegant Electric Taxi. Accurately scaled at 1:43. Electric vehicles are cementing themselves as the way forward in this age of environmental awareness, particularly in the public sector and our newly tooled Electric Taxi reflects the trend. The new LEVC TX purpose built hackney carriage - London taxi to you and me - has been built by the London EV Company in Coventry came into force at the beginning of this year. This legislation bans all new taxis being diesel powered and institutes a zero-emissions policy.