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NYC Officially Launches Nissan Leaf Electric Taxi Program

NYC Officially Launches Nissan Leaf Electric Taxi Program

Within a few weeks, a handful of New Yorkers each day will ride in a new kind of taxi: an all-electric Nissan Leaf. On Monday, to celebrate Earth Day, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg joined with Nissan officials to announce that six Nissan Leaf taxis would go into service this spring. The... read more

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BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

Electric Taxis From Nissan, BYD To Serve Hong Kong's Smoggy Streets?

With Hong Kong's poor air quality responsible for thousands of deaths every year, the city is desperately seeking ways to curb escalating pollution. Plans to take many of the... read more January 4, 2013 by  1


 
Hybrid New York Taxi by Flickr user Yodel Anecdotal

U.S. Taxis Get Greener; Hybrid & Electric Cabs Increasing

For decades, the stalwart of the taxi ranks has been the full-size sedan. Sturdy, simple and cheap to buy, cars like Ford's Crown Victoria have become part of the landscape... read more December 18, 2012 by  6


 
Ford Escape Hybrid New York Taxi. Image by Flickr user Jason Tabarias

NYC's Hybrid Taxis Stay On The Road As Sandy Gas Shortages Hit

As the U.S. East coast copes with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and New York City breathes life back into its flooded 105-year old subway system, public transit is... read more November 2, 2012 by  4


 
BYD e6 electric crossover to be used by London taxi fleet greentomatocars

BYD e6 Electric Crossover Will Be London Taxi, Still MIA In U.S.

The city of London, England is set to have its first all-electric taxi fleet from the second quarter of 2013. Taxi company greentomatocars and Chinese carmaker BYD have... read more October 24, 2012 by  1


 
Better Place Battery Swap Station

Coda, Better Place Team Up To Make SF Electric Taxi Fleet

Back in 2010, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency was awarded a $7 million regional grant to oversee a fleet of 61 electric taxi cabs, complete with four... read more October 15, 2012 by  1


 
2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow

Nissan's Taxi Of Tomorrow Could Kill Off NYC's Hybrid Taxis

Just as London has its iconic black cabs, New York would be a distinctly different place without thousands of Ford Crown Victorias cruising its streets, in their distinctive... read more September 21, 2012 by  2


 
Nissan e-NV200

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Van Headed To U.S. For Testing

Over the past year, we’ve seen quite a bit of Nissan’s e-NV200, an all-electric minivan, and its taxi-based variant. A cross between the gasoline NV2000, a... read more September 20, 2012 by  0


 
2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow

New York's City Council Wants Electric Taxis: Why?

If you want to change things in New York City, it pays to take the long view. Some real-estate deals take decades to assemble, with families hanging onto key development... read more September 5, 2012 by  3


 
Ford Escape Hybrid Taxi

UberX Service Offers Hybrid Cars, Lower Fares In NY, San Francisco

A car service, not for the rich, but for the rest of us. It’s a novel idea, and its time has come, thanks to on-demand car service startup Uber, which will soon start... read more August 10, 2012 by  2


 
Nissan NV200 London Taxi

Nissan’s New London Taxi Cab Could Be Electric Too

They’re as well-known as The Houses of Parliament or Harrods luxury department store, but soon London’s iconic black taxi cabs could be getting an all-electric... read more August 8, 2012 by  3


 
Uber luxury sedan hiring app

Uber App To Connect Riders And Drivers Now Legal In D.C., At Last

Uber, a San Francisco-based startup company that provides on-demand private drivers to customers through its smartphone app, has had an especially bumpy ride since launching... read more July 12, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Nissan Leaf Taxi in Sao Paulo

2012 Nissan Leaf Becomes A Taxi In Sao Paulo City

It’s the largest city in Brazil, and the world’s seventh largest city by population, but now Sao Paulo can claim another first: it’s one of the few cities... read more June 7, 2012 by  6


 
Nissan e-NV 200 Concept electric minivan, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Nissan e-NV 200 Concept Electric Minivan: NYC's Electric Taxi?

The vehicle in the photos is blue, but imagine it in New York City taxicab yellow, complete with a black checkboard stripe and mismatched fonts in the logo. The Nissan e-NV... read more January 11, 2012 by  3


 
Nissan NV200 Electric Test Vehicle

Nissan To Show Electric Van Concept At Detroit Auto Show

As we count down the days to the Detroit Auto Show media preview (24 days from today), the announcements of new cars and concepts are now coming in regularly. Or should we... read more December 15, 2011 by  0


 
Prototype of 2012 Nissan Leaf as New York City taxi cab

Nissan Leaf Electric Taxis Take On NYC In Pilot Plug-In Plan

With good reason, it's often said that the toughest auto endurance testing in the world is in taxi duty on the streets of New York City (and Jakarta, and Beijing, and Rio)... read more October 28, 2011 by  5


 
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