Nissan NV200: The Jalopnik Review

I genuinely like utility vehicles. I like their honesty, form-follows-functionitude, and I like it when they prove to be fun to drive despite everything. It's like when you learn a really serious theologian does a party trick lighting farts. The NV200 isn't quite that fun, but I enjoyed my time with this little useful… » 11/04/13 12:39pm 11/04/13 12:39pm

Nissan's Taxi Of Tomorrow Slammed By Manhattan Judge

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge has ruled that New York's Taxi and Limousine Commission overstepped their authority when they mandated that all NYC cabs be Nissan's NV200-based New York Taxi. After October 28, all non-hybrid cabs in New York will become illegal, so those New Yorkers better figure something out, pronto. » 10/08/13 5:44pm 10/08/13 5:44pm

What's The All-Time Best New York Taxi?

Following up on what we reported two weeks ago, Nissan announced that the production of New York's future taxis is well underway at the company's assembly plant in Mexico. So yes, after years of Crown Vics, a Japanese car will be the main vehicle in the fleet. Will this be the best NYC taxi ever? Doubtful. » 8/27/13 9:35am 8/27/13 9:35am

New York's New Phone-Charging Taxi Cabs Are Almost Here

While New Yorkers enjoy the last few rides in the city's fleet of trusty Ford Crown Victoria taxis, the production lines are running for 23 hours six days a week in Mexico making "the Taxi of Tomorrow." Don't worry, it comes with USB chargers for your phones and other devices. » 8/15/13 12:55pm 8/15/13 12:55pm

Australia Wants Us To Think The El Camino Is Coming Back

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 6/03/13 9:24am 6/03/13 9:24am

French Girls Practice Looking Like Brooklyn Hipsters At Paris Motor…

This is the future of New York City hipsterdom — French girls posing in front of the Big Apple's upcoming taxi to replace all taxis, the Nissan NV200. Nissan Europe tweeted this photo from the Paris Motor Show, where it's showing off the new cab. » 9/28/12 5:30pm 9/28/12 5:30pm

The UFO On Top Of The New NYC Taxi Will Stop Cabbies From Honking

For an auto show in New York, it makes sense that one of the cars everyone's most interested in is a cab. Specifically, the Nissan "Taxi Of Tomorrow" re-revealed yesterday. And while the design is novel (at least from the perspective of the old Crown Vics), almost everything in it is immediately understandable to cab… » 4/05/12 3:30pm 4/05/12 3:30pm