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    Official: Nissan NV200 is the brave new face of London taxis [w/video]
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    In most cities, just about any vehicle can serve as a taxi – so long as it meets the owner/operator's requirements for reliability, comfort and utility. But certain cities have their own unique taxis, and Nissan has been working hard to corner those markets. It has already designed specific ...

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    Report: London Black Taxi manufacturer sold to China's Geely
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    Geely, the Chinese company that also owns Volvo, now owns Manganese Bronze Holdings (MBH), makers of London's Black Cab. MBH went into administration late last year, and some had looked to Geely to rescue the company in which it had a 19.7-percent equity stake. Although it's taken three months to ...

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    Official: Check out Nissan's NV200 in London black cab livery [w/video]
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    The little black cab is to London what the yellow Ford Crown Victoria has been up to New York City. With the departure of Ford's Panther platform, Nissan has stepped in with its all-new NV200, which will soon be spreading like kudzu over NYC streets. It seems that London may also share the Big ...

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    Report: How a few college buddies racked up $100,000 cab ride [w/video]
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    No, this is not the screenplay for The Hangover Part III. But this story does demonstrate how brilliant ideas conceived at the bar with your buddies have a tendency to snowball out of control. In this case, a single, flippant thought (How high can a taxi meter go?), one that might have been ...

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    Geely channels London's iconic taxi with Englong SC7-RV for Shanghai
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    Chinese automaker Geely is part owner of Manganese Bronze, which makes the famous black taxi cabs for the UK and Chinese markets. But while a pricey cab makes sense for the UK, a high-dollar cab in China isn't always profitable. For that reason, Geely will introduce the Englong SC7-RV next week ...

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    Video: Stig does donuts in Mitsubishi Evo-based London taxi
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    Top Gear Live is the traveling version of the world's greatest show about cars. Part of that extravaganza includes The Stig, and he likes to showcase his driving talents to the crowd. One thing that doesn't require much skill, however, is a burnout. Supply Stiggy with a proper car, let him ...

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    Volkswagen crafts a London Black Taxi for the future
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    Volkswagen London Taxi Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen is putting it's own unique spin on a London icon. The VW London Taxi Concept, which is built upon the Up! city car platform, is an electric cab with an estimated range of 186 miles. Though the overall length ...

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    VIDEO: Modded London Taxi has a 500 horsepower secret
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    Click image to watch videos of this V8 London Cab after the jump
    The London Taxi is an iconic vehicle that, aside from a double-decker bus, is probably the quintessential British commercial transport. The particular London Cab in these YouTube videos is anything but. Computer specialist Steve ...

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    Auction action: Drive a Lotus, help earthquake victims
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    Last month China's Sichuan province was devastated by a massive earthquake that killed as many as 70,000 people. If you've wanted to donate to help the survivors but were waiting for just the right opportunity, this could be it.Our friends over at China Car Times are holding several auctions with ...

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    Geely TX4 LTC show car turns London taxi into hot rod. Sort of.
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    Click image for a gallery of the Geely TX4 LTCGeely builds the LTI TX4 under license, and naturally, it's showing off the popular London taxi at its display in Beijing. The standard TX4's kind of vanilla though, so to grab showgoers' attention, the automaker has also plopped an electric blue "hot ...

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