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We recap the 2017 Detroit Auto Show | Autoblog Podcast #499

On this episode, we cover the highlights from Detroit, discuss what we're driving, and spend your money.

Nissan, GM and Ford agree to build hybrid taxis for New York City

It's time to say adios to the classic yellow Ford Crown Vic. In May 2007, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to transform the city's ubiquitous yellow cab fleet from the old school Ford Crown Victorias to all hybrids. For the past couple of years, a variety of hybrid vehicles have been gradually infiltrating the fleet and generally performing well. Ford Escape hybrids have become a common site on the streets of Manhattan. Under the new rules, starting this October all new cabs comi