Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Taxicabs
By February 3, 2019, the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (Commission) must approve one or more HEV models for immediate use as a taxicab by taxicab medallion owners. Approved HEV models must meet all requirements of for-hire vehicles. The Commission must also allocate 1,350 clean air taxicab medallions to HEVs. (Reference New York City Administrative Code19-533).