IRU’s Global Taxi Network (GTN) partner,, provided the stars and their 40 delegations with an impressive means of transport – six Tesla electric taxis – to the Mayor of Vienna’s red carpet reception during the Eurovision Song Contest. Besides the six e-taxis, around 120 hybrid vehicles were used to make sure that all the transport needs of the artists, delegations and reporters were met in a sustainable way.

The Global Taxi Network promotes legal, reliable, high-quality and safe services to taxi customers by making use of the latest smartphone technology. is an ideal IRU partner, with its state-of-the-art smartphone app technology, environmentally-friendly taxis and extensive fleet of 62,000 vehicles providing quality taxis throughout Europe’s major cities.


Original source: IRU

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