Smooth start for Peterborough's first hybrid Hackney carriage

Peterborough's first hybrid hackney carriage has taken to the streets.

Saturday, 11th August 2018, 7:00 am
Updated Friday, 31st August 2018, 5:29 pm
Tahir Ali with the hybrid Hackney carriage

The taxi, which can carry six passengers, has been registered with Peterborough City Council by driver Tahir Ali.

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It is available for private hire through Peterborough Cars and is already making use of the city’s eight charging points.

Councillor Peter Hiller, the council’s portfolio holder for environment, said: “Hybrid taxis will become a common sight on our roads and that’s why we are preparing to increase the number of charging points in the city to 16.”