A Somalian-born Muslim cab driver, who also happens to be a U.S. Army Reserve veteran of the Iraq War, says that one of his recent customers, a man furious over the Boston Marathon bombings, broke his jaw during a disagreement in Northern Virginia.
Ever take a taxi cab ride and say to yourself, "You know, this is all fine and dandy, but it's just not sexy enough?" I know I have. An unsexy ride in a taxi cab can ruin your whole day. Fortunately, one hero in New York has a solution to this problem: the Sexy Taxi Song.
New York City is proud of its six upcoming Nissan Leaf cabs, but more than a hundred years ago an all-electric fleet of taxis served the city using technology that even today would still be considered cutting edge.
Starting in Spring 2012, six Nissan Leaf electric cars will begin service as regular cabs in New York City, bringing all-electric driving to the busy metered masses of Manhattan. It's part of a test program to see how all-electric vehicles fare as taxis with further electrification of the New York City taxi fleet to…
Filmmaker Mark Malkoff knows the recession's tough on everyone so he rented a cab for a day to give a handful of New Yorkers a free ride. The only catch was you had to take a cab with a small, strange man with a love for Tony Danza.
In two years, New York City's taxicabs are scheduled to switch into fugly Nissan commercial vans. Until then, it's a hodgepodge — one that grew today to include the Ford Transit Connect van, the Nissan's chief competition.
Like Los Angeles, Chile's capital is particularly prone to generating dense low-level smog. Santiago smog is not a meteorological abstraction but something you can easily see from a plane window.
Police say dozens of fake cabdrivers in New York's borough of the Bronx were nailed for picking up passengers in unsafe, unlicensed and uninsured cars. What tipped law enforcement off? These cabbies were friendly, helpful and drove safely.
This is Jennifer Gille. Early Sunday, the 29-year-old hailed a cab in New Orleans, then tried to order a ride home to Michigan. When the cabbie refused, she stripped naked and stole the cab. No beads for her!
Typically an act of frustrating desperation, a cyclist has turned hailing a New York City cab into a congratulation. He's probably trying to get people to think about cycling instead of taxis, but really he's just scaring commuters and tourists.
Home to a disputed election, 70 million people and twice as many barrels of cheap oil, Iran has cars aplenty. Meet Paykans, Miniators and Italian exotica—plus the gutsy female drivers of the Islamic Republic.
Romanians will readily flirt with the danger of cadmium poisoning just to have a fleet of lovely yellow taxicabs — just like New Yorkers.
Yeah, so one of us had the unfortunate need to take a cab from LaGuardia to the city yesterday in the midst of a two day cab strike over GPS systems in the lovely city of apples that are big. After seeing the traffic levels ahead of us on the Triborough Bridge, we decided it'd be best to just stop at an Astoria subway…