NYC approves Revel’s fleet of Tesla taxis, bringing new competition to apps

Moped rental company Revel has the green light to launch an app-based car service in New York for its blue-hued fleet — despite a city policy that tried to nip it in the bud.

Revel executives said they plan to launch the service Aug. 2 with 50 baby blue Tesla Model Y SUVs. They’ll offer rides only south of 42nd St. in Manhattan, prime turf for the city’s ailing yellow taxi hacks.

Moped rental company Revel has the green light to launch an app-based car service in New York for its blue-hued fleet — despite a city policy that tried to nip it in the bud.

Revel executives said they plan to launch the service Aug. 2 with 50 baby blue Tesla […]

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