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Uber Is Phasing Out Fossil Fuel-Powered Cars In London

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By the end of 2019, all UberX cars in the city will be 100 percent hybrid or fully electric as part of the ride-hailing company's new Clean Air Plan.

As for Uber, the company plans to help its U.K. drivers make the switch by giving them up to $6,600 toward the cost of upgrading.

But to help raise that money, the cost of rides in London will go up a few cents.

Ultimately, Uber wants every car using the app in London to be electric by 2025.

The company says over the next few weeks it'll install charging stations in central London for its drivers.


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