The Best Taxis In The World

With New York's Taxi of Tomorrow now being called the Taxi of Today because there are taxis on the streets today that used to be called the "taxi of tomorrow" but today is a day in which we have those taxis, it got me thinking. I'm sure the Taxi of Tomorrow is okay, but where does it rank with the greatest in the… » 11/03/13 4:13pm 11/03/13 4:13pm

Volvo's Chinese Parent Geely Swoops In To Save The London Taxi

Looks like the black London taxi cab won't be disappearing from roads thanks to the saviors at Geely. You may remember Geely from such takeovers as Volvo, where they're redefining the famed Swedish brand as a company that makes big luxury sedans for China, sexy hatchbacks and wagons for Europe and big crossovers for… » 2/03/13 10:00am 2/03/13 10:00am

Get Yourself A Very Old Taxi (And A Pipe) This Spring

On Saturday 9th March, a car thought to be the sole surviving Morris London Taxi will make the journey to Brooklands for the Historics' auction. You should get it, it seems to be a great grocery getter. It also comes with a great deal of history. » 1/16/13 10:00am 1/16/13 10:00am

The Stig does extreme donuts in a London Taxi

In many ways, The Stig is like Santa Claus. So is this driver doing insane donuts in a modified London Taxi Cab as part of the Top Gear Festival 2011 really THE Stig or a similarly skilled driver in Stig clothing? Do we care? The spirit is in him. » 3/28/11 3:00pm 3/28/11 3:00pm

This Is The New London Taxi

The Chinese are aiming to update the classic London Taxi, having already snagged a greater share of the company and moved production to Shanghai. Here's a concept for the future of the London Taxi — in China. [ChinaCarTimes] » 4/12/10 9:00am 4/12/10 9:00am

Will It Drift: London TX2 Diesel Cab

Autocar UK's road test editor Steve Sutcliffe has a strange obsession of the sideways kind. His perverse purpose is to try and drift just about anything with wheels around his slice of test tarmac. His most recent offering to the tire gods is a diesel London Cab. Hit the jump to see the clip. » 12/02/08 4:30pm 12/02/08 4:30pm

10 Strangest Cars Revealed At The 2008 Beijing Motor Show

The Beijing Motor Show traditionally warrants nothing more than a collective "meh" from the mainstream automotive media, but it certainly caught our attention this year. Bigger and better than ever, automakers from China and abroad have done everything to bring attention to their cars but put a gigantic stuffed… » 4/28/08 12:30pm 4/28/08 12:30pm

Detroit Auto Show: Geely Shows Up With Cookies, London Cab

China's Geely motors drew a crowd with promises of free cookies, tea sets and London cabs. In fact, it may have been the greatest display of pro-England sentiment since before the unequal treaties. Geely showed off its version of LTI's famous London taxi, the TX4, which we probably won't see in the states until next… » 1/14/08 6:13pm 1/14/08 6:13pm

Geely's London Taxi Coming To Detroit Auto Show, Sale In US

Put on your finest top hat governor! Among the cars that Geely will be bringing to the Detroit Auto Show this year is the London Taxi, which as its name suggests is their version of the recognizable black English cab. The Chinese automaker has made a deal with the largest British maker of these cabs (Manganese Bronze… » 11/12/07 12:30pm 11/12/07 12:30pm