How To Build British: The London Cab

London black cab taxi

This series documents the real-life step-by-step process of how to construct the most impressive vehicles on the planet, told by the specialists who do it every day. Featuring unrestricted access to the factory floors, the series gets down to the nuts and bolts of how these remarkable cars go from bare metal to finished product. From the designers to the engine builders, this is the ultimate guide to the fascinating world of car manufacture. An icon on London’s streets for decades… the classic black cab goes green! With access-all-areas to the factory, we see how a 21st-century electric London taxi is made in 28 hours, from pieces of aluminium chassis to the all-electric £60,000 power train eco-cab.

How To Build British: The London Cab on at 8pm on Channel4