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Montreal taxi firm adds tesla's to their fleet of electric Taxis

Discussion in 'News' started by bond, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. bond

    bond Member

    Jun 29, 2013
    los angeles
    #1 bond, Nov 19, 2015
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2015
    Not a shareholder or partner in this, but wish i was!

    Taxelco Launches Teo, a Reinvented Taxi Service for Montreal

    I recently went to Amsterdam for business and they had tesla's as taxi's - and every chance i took, I rode in one. Super happy to see this come to Canada!! I hope the Montrealers embrace this, and we see more of it across USA and Canada.

    I think when people are given a choice, they often pick the ECO option. at least i hope so!

  2. brucet999

    brucet999 Active Member

    Mar 12, 2015
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Interesting thought. It would be easy for Uber and Lyft to add an EV choice to their apps.

    I noticed recently that a large portion of NYC taxis are Priuses now, not as green as EV, of course, but a big step up from the Crown Vic fleet of some years ago.
  3. electracity

    electracity Active Member

    Jun 8, 2015
    I said this before, but Musk's "can't talk about Uber" is likely about a fleet sale and Tesla as an Uber (or Lyft) car type option in the app.

    No reason to do this deal until later next year. But consider how many Model X could be leased this way. What upscale Uber user wouldn't want to be picked up in an X with the falcon door and that frickin' second row seat?

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