LEVC, formerly the London Taxi Company, has announced today that the automotive engineering company Emerald Automotive (USA) LLC is to become London EV Company (USA) LLC, in a move to consolidate the brand across sister companies.
This relaunch will support the pursuit of global opportunities in the urban commercial vehicle market by drawing upon the heritage, product history and commercial engineering expertise of LEVC. Over the last two years, the London EV Company (USA) LLC, formerly Emerald Automotive (USA) LLC, has been designing and developing bespoke prototype delivery vehicles for the United States Government. These exciting new prototype vehicles are seeking to become the leading commercial delivery vehicle for the US Government. Chairman of LEVC and Emerald Automotive Design Ltd, Carl-Peter Forster, commented: “This is an opportunity to consolidate our commercial brand leadership across our sister companies in order to pursue global opportunities in the urban commercial vehicle market. Our world leading capabilities in electric vehicle powertrains and light-weighting technology have been shared across these companies for many years and now we have taken the sensible decision to consolidate under one brand.” Rian Urding, Chief Executive Officer of London EV Company (USA) LLC said: “Over the past few years we have developed an all new, purpose-built commercial vehicle, capable of adapting to future changes in automotive technology. London EV Company (USA) LLC is uniquely positioned to develop low or zero emission urban commercial vehicles for fleet customers and cities across North America.”