taxi stories

 
If you've ever been to London, you'll know that taxi passengers in England's capital get to ride in a fabulous purpose-built vehicle. Here in New York City we had something similar until the demise of the Checker some 25 years ago, but today Nissan unveiled a new high-tech yellow cab that will hit the streets of the Big Apple next year.
 
Will the near future really be filled with cars that drive themselves? First Google shocked the world with news that they were working on a car that drives itself. Now a team from Germany's Freie University is making the rounds with a taxi that drives itself with just a click of a button.