London Hailing: New Version of Iconic Hackney Carriage Taxi Debuts

Now that mobile-phone hailing's taken all the intrigue out of getting a taxi in London, somehow it seems less important that the iconic Hackney Carriage — that black car in which knackered (or pissed) Londoners ride home to Kensington — has been updated. The new TX4, whose name recalls the original FX4 of 1959, now… » 10/19/06 11:19am 10/19/06 11:19am