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Uber, But Not For Alles: Germany Bans Uber Nationwide

Uber, But Not For Alles: Germany Bans Uber Nationwide

As we've mentioned before, European cab drivers hate Uber. They've shouted, they've protested, they've clogged city streets, but they haven't done much to halt the spread of the world's favorite ad hoc taxi network -- until now, that is. According to Mashable, cab drivers in Germany recently took... read more

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UberCab app

Uber Driver Kills Pedestrian, Uber Denies Fault: What Will The Courts Say?

On New Year's Eve in San Francisco, a six-year-old girl was killed and her family members were seriously injured when they were struck by a vehicle while crossing the street... read more January 3, 2014 by 


 
Toll plaza with E-ZPass on the Spaulding Turnpike near Rochester, NH (via Wikimedia user Fletcher6)

E-ZPass, Smartphones, GPS-Tracking, And The End Of Privacy

Privacy ain't what it used to be. Just a decade or so ago, most of us paled at the thought of sharing our phone numbers and addresses with corporations, knowing that an... read more September 16, 2013 by 


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

2014 Nissan NV200 Makes Debut As New York’s Taxi Of Tomorrow

New York’s iconic yellow cabs are about to get a dramatic makeover. With Ford’s venerable Crown Victoria now officially out of production, Nissan is stepping up... read more April 3, 2012 by  3


 
2010 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h Too Powerful For NYC Taxi Fleet

Why can't Lexus' big hybrids be New York taxis? There are 13,386 medallion cabs in New York City, and over 55 percent of the fleet is made up of Ford’s Crown Victoria... read more May 18, 2011 by  1


 
Nissan NV200 Taxi

Nissan NV Selected To Ply NYC Streets As Next Taxi Fleet

New Yorkers, your next taxi cab is here--and it's a van. We can imagine the epithets spewing from the South Bronx to Staten Island, as the venerable Ford Crown Victoria will... read more May 3, 2011 by  3


 
UberCab app

UberCab Simplifies Urban Transit, But Will It Lead To Anarchy?

If you live in a major U.S. city, you've probably taken your share of cabs. When it's raining, or when the nearest subway stop is a tad too far, cabs are a great resource... read more October 22, 2010 by  0


 
Weeels app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Palm

Weeels App Arranges Backseat Hookups Between Total Strangers

Over the past couple of years, we've seen a number of apps aimed at commuters and ride-sharers -- apps like Zimride, Car2gether, and the simple, straightforward Taxi. Now... read more September 16, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Lincoln Town Car

No Clear Successor To Town Car And Crown Vic In Fleets

Taxi-cab companies, police forces, and executive-car services will soon be left scrambling for vehicles. That's because, after years of speculation about the matter, Ford... read more June 29, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Ford Transit Connect Taxi, introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford's Green 2011 Transit Connects

At the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off Wednesday morning, Ford will have several introductions. Among them are two green versions of its 2011 Ford Transit Connect... read more February 8, 2010 by  2


 
Padmini Indian Taxi

21st Century Invades India's Taxis

  Step into a taxi and the thought of whether or not it has an air-conditioner, an electronic meter or even if the cabbie is willing to come to your home to pick you up is... read more October 28, 2009 by  0


 
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