De Blasio Says He's Still Against 'Taxi Of Tomorrow,' Despite Court RulingMayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he felt the process was "broken.''
Court: 'Taxi Of Tomorrow' Is Legal, Plan For Unified Fleet Can Go ForwardNissan 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.
Judge Shuts Down City's Taxi Of Tomorrow ProjectThe 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.
TLC To Vote On Modified ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ PlanThe 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.
Report: Bloomberg Fires Off F-Bomb Tirade Against NYC Taxi KingpinNew 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.
'Taxi Of Tomorrow' Faces Snag In Court Due To Lack Of HybridsThe 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.
Bloomberg Begins Final Year In OfficeThis 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.
TLC Commissioners Green-Light New Taxi Fleet Due To Hit The Road Next YearNissan 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.
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.
'Taxi Of Tomorrow' Introduced To NYC; Will Make Debut In 2013You'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.
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.