About 750 of the models are currently cruising down city streets.
The city has vowed to appeal, after the Taxi of Tomorrow project was shut down by a judge who said the city was going beyond its legal authority.
The vote is expected to bring the TLC’s plan into compliance with city law by allowing hybrid alternatives after a judge ruled the new Nissan NV200 cabs were illegal because they are not yet offered in a hybrid version.
The 113th-annual New York Auto Show runs through this Sunday. If you’re planning to go, here are our picks of what not to miss.
You’ll be seeing the Nissan NV 2000 on the streets in October of 2013. It has charging ports for electronic devices, more leg room, sliding doors, anti-microbial back seats, and a see-through roof.
Get ready for a new sight on New York City streets: the “Taxi of Tomorrow” is being developed by Nissan.