Ascott Cab Company to continue as an official TX4 retailer

After a successful trial period The London Taxi Company has extended its agreement with Ascott Cab Co. to serve as an official retailer of the TX4. 

The original agreement announced in May 2015 was set up on the basis of a six month trial period. Following the successful completion of the trial, The London Taxi Company has moved to make the arrangement permanent on the back of positive customer feedback on Ascot Cab Co.’s South London location, strong commercial performance and effective working relationships that have been established between the companies. 

Richard Gordon, The London Taxi Company’s Commercial Director, said:

“The response to the appointment of Ascott Cab Co. over the last six months has been very positive. The combination of their location, team commitment and customer loyalty gives us the confidence to move forward on a permanent basis.

With the first deliveries of the new TX4 Euro6 cab underway, interest is strong in this new model that is more powerful, smoother and the most environmentally efficient vehicle that we have ever produced. It makes sense to offer our customers the convenient option of a retailer in South London in addition to our flagship London dealership at Brewery Road in North London.”

Andy Ascott from Ascott Cab Co. said:

“We have been really pleased by the response and support of our customers. Since our appointment we have received more than 90 orders for new TX4 cabs which demonstrates the value we can add. Everyone at Ascott Cab Co. is delighted to be extending this partnership and will continue to focus on delivering the highest standards of service to our loyal customers.”

For more information on the new TX4 Euro6 cab please contact ukenquiries@london.co.uk     

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About the London Taxi Company

The London Taxi Company (LTC) has a long and proud history of producing purpose built taxis designed to meet London’s Conditions of Fitness (CoF). Since the original Hackney Carriage the vehicle has gone through several development cycles to improve driver and passenger experience.

The company is committed to customer care and continuous improvements in accessibility, comfort, emissions performance, manoeuvrability and durability of its vehicles without compromising its famous shape and brand. LTC are proud to serve the world famous London taxi trade which has been the foundation for developing a presence in other UK regions and export markets.

Outside the UK the London Black Cab is now being utilised in over 40 major cities worldwide. The next investment cycle will see the company develop and produce a purpose built ultra low emission taxi capable of meeting new ambitious emissions standards being rolled out in major cities across Europe, including London.

 LTC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. The London taxi is currently manufactured in Coventry and manufactured under license in Shanghai by its sister company Shanghai London Taxi International, with a flagship dealership in London and centres in Manchester, Coventry and Edinburgh supported through a UK and international service centre network.  The London Taxi Company is the trading name of The London Taxi Corporation Limited. 

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