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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 2 p.m. at 78th Street and Madison Avenue.

08/29/2014

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De Blasio Says He’s Still Against ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow,’ Despite Court Ruling

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he felt the process was “broken.”

06/11/2014

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Court: ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Is Legal, Plan For Unified Fleet Can Go Forward

Nissan won a contract in May 2011 to supply minivans with sliding doors for the city’s taxi fleet. Fleet operators sued the city seeking to block the requirement. A judge halted the program last year.

06/10/2014

A Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" is seen on Thursday, June 20, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Judge Shuts Down City’s Taxi Of Tomorrow Project

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.

10/08/2013

A Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" is seen on Thursday, June 20, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

TLC To Vote On Modified ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Plan

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.

06/20/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Report: Bloomberg Fires Off F-Bomb Tirade Against NYC Taxi Kingpin

New York City’s billionaire mayor is normally a pretty cool customer. But a fellow rich businessman says Michael Bloomberg recently went all hot head, unloading on him, with a profanity-filled taxi tirade.

05/22/2013

The Nissan NV200, New York's Taxi of Tomorrow unveiled April 3, 2012 in New York. The NV200 will be the exclusive New York City taxi vehicle starting in 2013.  (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Faces Snag In Court Due To Lack Of Hybrids

The law creating the “Taxi of Tomorrow” was declared “null and void” Wednesday because the vehicle to be used – the Nissan NV 200 – will not be offered as a hybrid in the first stages, CBS 2 confirmed Wednesday.

05/15/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Begins Final Year In Office

This New Year marks the final year in office for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and his resolution for 2013 is to remain relevant – even as New York City focuses on choosing his successor.

01/01/2013

The Nissan NV200, New York's Taxi of Tomorrow unveiled April 3, 2012 in New York. The NV200 will be the exclusive New York City taxi vehicle starting in 2013.  (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

TLC Commissioners Green-Light New Taxi Fleet Due To Hit The Road Next Year

Nissan won a 10-year contract to build the Taxi of Tomorrow, beating out other prototypes in a contest in 2011. But there have been some vocal opponents of the new taxis, who criticized approval of the new fleet.

09/20/2012

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The Votes Are In: The Winners Of The 2012 New York Auto Show Are…

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.

04/09/2012

This photo provided by Nissan, Tuesday May 3, 2011, shows a Nissan NV200 that was selected by New York City to supply the taxi fleet for the next 10 years. (AP Photo/Nissan)

‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Introduced To NYC; Will Make Debut In 2013

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.

04/03/2012

This photo provided by Nissan, Tuesday May 3, 2011, shows a Nissan NV200 that was selected by New York City to supply the taxi fleet for the next 10 years. (AP Photo/Nissan)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Reveals ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’

Get ready for a new sight on New York City streets: the “Taxi of Tomorrow” is being developed by Nissan.

05/03/2011

Taxi And Limousine Commission Wants To Change Cab TVs

Commissioner David Yassky says he’s looking to change the channel on the programming when you first sit down in a cab.

02/11/2011

Nissan, Ford and Karsan are the three top finalists for New York City's new taxi manufacturer. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

3 Finalists In Running For NYC’s Taxi Of Tomorrow

City Hall has unveiled three finalists in the competition to be New York City’s next taxicab. The selected designs are by Ford Motor Co., Karsan USA and Nissan North America Inc.

11/15/2010