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Dublin Cabby Saves £6,500 Operating Nissan LEAF

In 18 months, Padraig Daly has put 55,000 km on his Nissan LEAF e-taxi as part of trial program between ESB and his employer, National Radio Cabs.

Published: 01-Feb-2013

A Dublin taxi driver who has been using an all-electric Nissan Leaf car to ferry passengers around Dublin City says he has saved around €6,500 in fuel costs over the past 18 months, despite clocking up more than 55,000km.

Padraig Daly has been testing the Nissan Leaf e-taxi as part of a trial between ESB ecars and National Radio Cabs, his employer.

The trial to assess whether electric cars are suitable for the taxi industry will now be extended for another year.

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