Taxis archive

  • London black cabs to get free Wi-Fi too
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    London black cabs to get free Wi-Fi too

    By 11 December 2012

    The London Underground network may well be swimming in Wi-Fi, with 92 stations already connected and another 28 planned for 2013, and plans are in place to add wireless internet to the overground train service, but what about buses and one of the most-loved...

  • Nissan e-NV200: Electric taxi to trial in London in 2013
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    Nissan e-NV200: Electric taxi to trial in London in 2013

    By 7 August 2012

    Not only is Nissan set to produce what it believes to be London's future black cab, it's also confirmed that an electric-powered taxi, built on its e-NV200 concept, is also in the works. Speaking at the NV200 London taxi launch in London, Andy Palmer,...

  • Nissan NV200 London taxi pictures and hands-on
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    Nissan NV200 London taxi pictures and hands-on

    By 7 August 2012

    London's black cab drivers are known for being the best in the world. In the not so distant future, we may well see our knowledge-laden cabbies driving around in adapted Nissan NV200 vehicles, as the car company has unveiled its concept and vision for...

  • GetTaxi: the smartphone app that brings the cabs to you
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    GetTaxi: the smartphone app that brings the cabs to you

    By 8 May 2012

    Taking a black taxi in London is not cheap but now it can at least be convenient, thanks to good old technology. The app revolution has hit one of the oldest professions and one of the company’s that’s causing the biggest disturbances in the market...

  • Mitch Winehouse endorses SaferTaxi text service
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    Mitch Winehouse endorses SaferTaxi text service

    By 17 August 2010

    There are some horrifying statistics surrounding unlicensed minicabs: 5000 British women are attacked each year by the drivers, but 20 per cent of the UK's female population still get in a taxi without checking whether they're licensed or not. It's a...