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The 1976 Alfa Romeo New York Taxi Was The Real Taxi Of Tomorrow

How quickly people forget. New York City leaders have been pretty vocal about the Nissan NV200T being the "Taxi of Tomorrow" when, in fact, it isn't much more different in concept than this fuzzy concept from Italdesign and Alfa Romeo. The Taxi of Tomorrow really dates back to the Ford Administration. » 11/27/13 4:00pm 11/27/13 4:00pm

This Is the NYPD's Secret Spy Cab

In Enemies Within, the new book from Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman on the NYPD's indiscriminate and probably illegal spying program, reference is briefly made to a "real yellow cab, complete with an authentic taxi medallion registered under a fake name" used by the… » 8/27/13 9:45am 8/27/13 9:45am

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

How Is New York's Nissan 'Taxi Of Tomorrow' Still Not…

John Liu, the comptroller for the City of New York, does not have nice words for the mini-minivan that's poised to become the city's primary taxi cab. No, he's not a Jalopnik reader who's pissed that the Nissan NV200 van is going to replace the iconic, rough-and-tumble Ford Crown Victoria. (At least, we don't think… » 12/14/12 2:40pm 12/14/12 2:40pm