Electric taxi uses singing as payment

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Clean energy company Fortum made taxi journeys easier during Finland’s Ruisrock festival in July by swapping singing for journeys. The Singalong Shuttle uses singing as payment. The BMW i3 electric car keeps moving as long as passengers keep hitting those high notes. Each Singalong Shuttle car is equipped with a sound level meter that tracks the noise level of the singing during journeys. This helps keep momentum for the journey. The cars also have an interactive tablet so passengers can choose the songs they wish to sing along to and follow the lyrics. The company advertises the service as a…

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