• Ride
  • Business
  • Drive
  • Advertise
  • Ethos Asset Finance Campaign on Sherbet Electric Taxi

    April 1, 2019

    A leading UK asset finance firm is plugging into the green taxi revolution being led by tougher legislation and environmentally-conscious passengers.

    [dt_divider style=”thick” /]

    Over the first quarter of 2019,  Ethos Asset Finance –  one of the country’s principal finance providers to the taxi, chauffeur and private hire sectors – has seen enquiries for the sourcing and funding of electric cabs rise by 15 per cent.

    The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) – which makes electric black cabs – reported that in the traditionally quiet month of October (2018) it had sold 172 electric taxis across the UK, 160 of which were purchased through its London dealership.

    And with Transport for London introducing legislation that requires all new taxi services operating in the capital to be zero-emissions capable, it is forecast that by the end of 2020 some 9,000 of the city’s 21,000 taxis would be electric.

    To raise awareness that finance for electric cabs is available to cabbies, Ethos Asset Finance has sponsored Sherbet London LEVC-built taxi to cleanly – and quietly – operate around the streets of London.

    Chris Brown, who set up Ethos Asset Finance in 2007 after two decades in the banking industry, said:

    “Over the last 12 years, we have become the ‘go to’ finance expert for firms and individuals operating in the taxi, chauffeur and private hire sectors. In the early days, we were purely financing petrol and diesel cars, but over recent years these are steadily being overtaken by hybrid and electric vehicles. In the first quarter of this year, we have seen a sharp rise in enquiries for electric taxis – in particular LEVC black cabs. We see this as very much a growth sector for us, one for us to plug into. And thanks to our reputation, those seeking finance for electric cabs are making a beeline for Ethos Asset Finance.”

    Ethos Finance Electric Taxi Sherbet London

    Sherbet Ride London Electric Taxi Ethos Finance

    As a part of the campaign Sherbet Ride provided an exclusive pick up – drop off service for Ethos Finance Managing Director and owner Chris Brown during his visit to London. Chris enjoyed his journey in the Eco friendly Ethos Asset Finance branded electric taxi equipped with 4G WiFi, charging points and air-con.

    Get in Touch for Taxi Advertising 

    Download the Android & iOS Sherbet Ride App to Hire an Electric Taxi with us!


    Related Content

    Behind The Scenes : Lipsy London
    https://www.tiktok.com/@lipsylondon/video/7362193004234280225 We were thrilled to be asked to create a a bespoke special build taxi for the laun...
    Learn more
    Electric Taxi TXE Tip Seats
    Tip seats … did you know? High dwell time up to 1 hour offers the enviable opportunity for OOH advertising to educate passengers with detailed in...
    Learn more
    Luxury Brands Case Study
    A large portfolio of luxe brands choose Sherbet for premium OOH Advertising, PR & Events. Our premium Electric Taxis are chosen time and again to sho...
    Learn more

    Step one

    Thanks for getting in touch with Sherbet Advertise. How would you prefer for us to get back to you?

    Eek! We're gonna need a little more info - please select an option

    Step two

    Okay, great. We just need a few details. First, what's your name?

    Press Enter

    Please enter your name

    Step three

    Thanks , what's your phone number?

    Press Enter

    Please enter your contact information

    Step four

    Thanks , what's your email address?

    Press Enter

    Please enter your contact information

    Step five

    Would you like to tell us what you're most interested in?

    Please enter an area of interest

    Step six

    When's the best time for us to get in touch?

    Please select a contact time preference

    Step seven

    Thanks! We'll be in touch soon.
    Would it be okay if we added you to our mailing list?

    Please select an option