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"New York is the ultimate proving ground for autonomous vehicle technology."

"New York is the ultimate proving ground for autonomous vehicle technology."

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Fox Sports for sure - and YouTube is a solid maybe.

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Formerly GetTaxi, the ride hailing company operates in more than 60 cities.

Driving in New York can be pretty stressful, and New Yorkers often have a reputation as aggressive and opinionated, but that's no reason to have a punch-up in the middle of the freeway.

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The New York Police Department struck a blow in the fight against illegal dirt bike riding in the city Tuesday when it used a pair of bulldozers to crush dozens of seized dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles live on Facebook.

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Two filmmakers decided to make the best of this weekend's historic snowstorm by turning New York City into a winter sports enthusiast's wonderland.

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Two filmmakers, a small crew, and a Jeep Wrangler hit the streets during Winter Storm Jonas to make a video that's gone viral.

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Vin Diesel hinted that the next film in the blockbuster Fast and Furious series could take place in New York, while continuing to point to a April 2017 debut.

Electric vehicles may still be largely confined to pockets of the US but, slowly, more cities and governments are putting weight behind the technology and infrastructure. The latest to do so is New York City. NYC mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Tuesday to replace 2,000 non-emergency city vehicles with electric models by 2025, roughly one-fifth of the overall government vehicle fleet, The New York Times reported.This isn't the first time the city of New York has purchased electric vehicles,

The New Taxi Driver-Owner Association Speak Out Agains Surge Pricing

A new group in NYC, the Taxi Driver-Owner Association, is raising taxi driver complaints against Uber and similar ridehailing companies.

But More People Ride In Cabs. A Lot More

Guess what, there are now 14,088 registered Uber cars and 13,587 yellow cabs in New York City.

Rockefellers Divest From Fossil Fuels, And Much More

Is it just us, or did something happen at that 2014 United Nations Climate Summit in New York City this week? The largest-ever climate change march took place in the city and the headlines were full of interesting items, from the famous oil family the Rockefellers divesting their charity from fossil fuels to Google telling ALEC goodbye over climate change lies. World leaders from wildly different countries gave speeches detailing what they plan to do on the issue of climate change. US president

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Friday was supposed to be the launch of taxi-rivaling, ride-sharing service Lyft in one of the cab's most iconic cities – New York. But with just a few hours to go before kickoff, Lyft's launch in the Big Apple was put off after due to legal battles with the state and city.

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It wasn't without problems, but Tesla's record-setting electric drive attempt has crossed the finish line. The pair of Tesla Model S EVs that left Los Angeles late last week has made it to New York City using nothing but Supercharger power. Last week, Tesla said the cars would be trying to set a Guinness World Record prize for the "lowest charge time for an electric vehicle traveling across the United States." According to Tesla, the Guinness team is now looking at the data to assess if that rec

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A world without traffic fatalities sounds like a pretty nice future. New York's newly inaugurated mayor, Bill de Blasio, is aiming to make the Big Apple just such a place, following through on his ambitious "Vision Zero" plan to eliminate all fatalities to drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians on the city's streets within 10 years.

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Cab drivers in New York City may not be mandated to purchase the Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" per the orders of a Supreme Court Judge, but that isn't stopping Nissan from beginning sales of the bright yellow people movers.

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Right about now, Nissan must be wishing it had a baked-in a shorter development time for its NV200 hybrid. Nissan started production on the taxi version of the NV200 about a year ago and has previously stated it will offer a hybrid version out by 2015.

While New York's Penn Station certainly doesn't look like a modern building now, it soon could be the building of the future.