I wonder if there's an equivalent saying in Mandarin for "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." In this case, the lemon is the Chrysler Sebring and the lemonade is this surprisingly attractive Chinese electric car.
Equipped with spacious rear seats and a fuel-efficient 4.8-liter, twin-turbo, 500 HP V8 engine, the Porsche Panamera Turbo should make the perfect taxi, right? At least that's what AutoBild thought.
When New York City compared cab GPS data against fares, they discovered some cabbies had been charging double the going rate, bilking passengers out of $8.3M. The City's now concocting a refund scheme for riders who paid in plastic. [IndependentMail]
Go ahead: Search for "Asif Hussain Shah." Can't resist, can you? His plan is working, but that's nothing — wait 'til you see the interior. We're stone sober, and it freaked us the hell out.
My mom's flying in today for her first visit ever to New York. Since there'll be a foot of snow, and my press car doesn't have snow tires, she'll have to take a taxi. Here's the note I sent her.
There are lots of marathons that you can run in — Boston, New York, etc. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a Marathon that's not only big enough to run in, but one that you could also drive.
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.
These rollerblading kids seem to have found the best and cheapest way to cruise through the taxi-packed streets of NYC. Well, until one of them falls off and breaks their face.
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's the fourth 1930s car I've found down on the Alameda street.
Don't want the
debauchery trade conference to wait while you sit around for 30 minutes in the notorious taxi line at Las Vegas's McCarran Airport? Twitter to the rescue.
We've just received a note from a former U.S. Marine-turned-taxi-driver regarding the extent of his "professional services." Full email below the jump.
The BBC’s Christian Fraser reports from the back seat of a dilapidated Fiat taxicab to describe a city of utter traffic mayhem.
While we've seen every variety of sedan-based hybrid taxi including the Chevy Malibu, Toyota Camry and Prius, we've never seen a Lexus RX400h-based taxi. We spotted this one-of-a-kind sitting out on 38th St. this weekend.
The news today of AM General getting set to assemble Standard Taxis got us thinking of our favorite livery vehicles. The Russians may demand Maybach cabs, and the Euro-trash only appear content with their mass-produced stripped Mercedes, but most of us don't need quite that level of luxury. Nor do we need the strange…
The Standard Taxi by VPG Auto has been working the publicity circuit for a while now, but it appears AM General may step up to actually produce it. With the likely death of the Hummer H2, AM General will have excess capacity at its Mishawaka, Indiana plant. Assuming VPG can secure financing, they'll be able to start…
(Our good friend and Jalopnik institution UDMAN was out on business when he came across the Taxi of the future that has, unfortunately, been resigned to the past. His story below — Ed.)
It was a very mild late spring day in Plattsburgh, New York. I was again on the job trying to recruit another truck dealer to take…
The $10,000 Acura NSX ran away with 62% of the votes in Friday's Choose Your Eternity poll, though the Corvette put in a good showing (and it's unfortunate that the late-in-day timing of PCH made it impossible to give Graverobber Commenter of the Day recognition for this methtastic Inland Empire tale, because he…