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Heathrow chauffeur service goes electric

09 May 2018

The largest chauffeur-driven fleet of electric vehicles in the United Kingdom will enter service in the summer 2018 season, to transport passengers to and from Heathrow Airport.

The UK hub is hosting 50 Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicles, under a deal between the airport operator, car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover and travel services company WeKnowGroup, which helps passengers arriving at Heathrow to book car transfers. A further 150 I-PACEs will be added in the next 12 months.

Airport officials said the deal, worth an undisclosed amount, “reaffirms Heathrow’s commitment to improving air quality and its initiatives to increase EV [electric vehicle] take-up in and around the airport”.

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