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Uber will go electric in London by 2025

Uber has promised that all of its London cars will be an electric vehicle by 2025.

The ride sharing app's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has unveiled the company's £200 million Clean Air Plan during a visit to the capital .

He said: "The Mayor of London has set out a bold vision to tackle air pollution in the capital and we're determined to do everything we can to back it."

The money will to implement this plan will come from a levy - 15 pence per mile - on passenger fees.

This will be used to help drivers upgrade to electric vehicles, and every driver working through the app in the city will get financial assistance from Uber to help.

The amount offered will differ depending on the number of years they've worked for the company, and the number of miles driven.

Meanwhile, Uber has revealed it is working with home charge companies and ChargePoint to ensure it provides better energy options for drivers, and it was started talks with electric vehicle suppliers.

It's predicted that the first 20,000 drivers will be in electric vehicles in the next three years, with the rest following by 2025.

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