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    Video: How Nissan found the right yellow for NYC's Taxi of Tomorrow
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    No matter where you go in New York City, yellow taxi cabs speckle the landscape, and the newly named Taxi of Tomorrow will certainly help continue this trend. After winning the bid to supply the Big Apple's iconic taxis, Nissan designers based in San Diego, California spent about a year coming up ...

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    Report: Irish cabs installing video cameras to guard against false rape allegations
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    While installing video cameras in taxicabs is nothing new for reality television producers – witness the voyeuristic Taxicab Confessions, and the downright delightful Cash Cab – hack drivers in Derry, Northern Ireland have gone high-tech for considerably more practical, and darker ...

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    Report: 'AXI' dropped from NYC taxis
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    Oh, how we love "rebranding." From the stumblebums at The Gap to the desperate deckhands on the Microsoft Titanic, needlessly changing your logo is all the rage these days, so we shouldn't be surprised to see the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission join in on the fun by eliminating the ...

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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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    Video: NYC about to get 2,000 more taxis... does it need them?
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    New York City is looking to add 2,000 more taxis to its streets, which should help transportation-challenged pedestrians hail a cab quicker. Or will it? NPR asked transport economist Charles Komanoff his opinion of the plan and his take isn't so positive. Sure, he says, 2,000 more cabs should ...

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    Video: Cabbie converts London taxi into Olympic hotel
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    We don't know what kind of person would want to be traveling in London right now. With the Olympics in town, the city has become besieged with tourists, athletes and officials. The price of hotel rooms have skyrocketed, and the presence of Olympic-only bus lanes have locked up everyone else, who ...

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    Report: Mini Canada's former ad agency selling one last car
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    It isn't always kittens and cotton candy when a client splits with an advertising agency, especially at the end of a long relationship. If either side makes a statement at all, it's usually full of platitudes and the kind of celebrity divorce tone that leads you to wonder, "What happened ...

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    Official: Jaguar debuts XJ Sport and Speed Nürburgring taxi
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    Those looking to get around the Nürburgring with a quickness will soon be able to hop into a Jaguar XJ. The luxury automaker has announced it will bolster its fleet at the infamous German track with the addition of an XJ Supersport. The-510 horsepower sedan will feature a few tweaks to set ...

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    Official: New York City rolls out new apple green Boro Taxi fleet
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    Yellow cabs are synonymous with New York. It doesn't matter if it's an old Ford Crown Victoria, an even older Checker Cab or the new Nissan NV200: paint it that deep yellow and put a dome light on it, and you're looking at a New York taxicab. But the Big Apple is about to get a new type of taxi, ...

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    Report: How Nissan's NYC taxi contract may be a ticket to Hollywood fame
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    "So here's the pitch. It's a movie about a car. But it's not really about a car. It's about something else. What that is isn't important. But it's got a car in it. Not just one car, but lots of cars. Thousands of them actually. And they're in almost every scene. But only in the background. ...

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    New York: VPG Autos MV-1 Taxi will leave the light on for you
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    The streets of Gotham are about to look a lot different. After being inundated with legions of bulky Ford Crown Victoria and the occasional Toyota Sienna or Prius for years, New York City's hack pool is slated to get a fresh crop of yellow ugly thanks to its "Taxi of Tomorrow" program. Chief ...

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    New York: 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi brings convenience, comfort, safety and homeliness to Gotham
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    Attendees at the New York Auto Show are getting their first hands-on look at the all-new 2014 Nissan NV200, the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission's choice to replace much of its taxi fleet beginning in late 2013. "The Nissan NV 200 unveiled today will be the safest, most comfortable and ...

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    Report: Mexico finally stomping out its fleet of VW Bug taxis
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    If you've ever wanted to flag down one of Mexico City's classic Volkswagen Bug taxis, you'd better book your travel now. The last of the iconic cabs will be decommissioned by the end of the year, according to the Associated Press. VW hasn't built the classic Beetle since 2003, the same year that ...

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    Video: Ontario seizes pair of taxi cabs for street racing
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    Two taxi drivers in Toronto recently found themselves on the wrong side of the law after officers stopped the duo for illegal "stunt driving." The drivers had their Chevrolet Impala taxis impounded and their licenses revoked for seven days after officers busted the two street racing early on the ...

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    Video: Guadalajara taxi service ups its game with Ferrari and Porsche
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    Trident gave a few unsuspecting taxi passengers the ride of their lives in Guadalajara. In a promotion for the company's new Twist gum, Trident swapped out one taxi company's standard Nissan Sentra/Tsuru cabs with a Ferrari F430 Spider and a Porsche Panamera. Both vehicles were suitably decked ...

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    How Ford plans to phase out the best-selling E-Series
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    In a commercial market where "change" is a four-letter word, Ford has a lot of explaining to do. It is not often that an automaker decides to dump a best-selling vehicle line, one that's dominated its segment for decades. But Ford's commercial vehicle team is doing it not once, but twice. ...

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    Official: Nissan shows New Yorkers the inside of its new taxi
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    If you lined up all the taxis in New York, they'd stretch all the way from Wall Street to Norwalk, Connecticut. They shuttle some 236 million passengers around the city every year – about 600,000 every day – and in the process, they travel the equivalent of 20,000 times around the ...

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    Official: Last Ford Crown Victoria build documented by St. Thomas Assembly
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    Pour a 40 out, dance a dervish or do whatever your people do to celebrate the dead, because yesterday, the final Ford Crown Victoria rolled off the assembly line at St. Thomas Assembly Plant in Ontario, Canada. Workers from the plant have been documenting the wind-down on a Facebook page, and you ...

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    Official: Ford Transit Connect CNG taxis swing into action across U.S.
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    The next time you hail a cab in Southern California, you could be jumping into a vehicle fueled by clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG). That's because California Yellow Cab of Orange County has become the state's first taxi company to put CNG-fueled Ford Transit Connect vans into service. ...

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    Official: Non-hybrid Altima and Impala also approved as NYC taxis, but not for long
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    The New York Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved the Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Impala, which join the Ford Transit Connect, on the list of vehicles approved as interim taxi cabs for the Big Apple. According to USA Today, New York cab companies are permitted to purchase those models for ...

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