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.
New York City taxicabs could soon be going high-tech, if a proposal to install tablets for the passengers gets approval.
Picture this: a suit-clad stock trader cruising down the streets of Los Angeles or New York City in a motorcycle taxi that looks like an ATV. Laughing all of that Big Mac out of your mouth yet? Moto Limos Club is planning to bring motorcycle taxis to those two cities next month.
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.
The idea of a car that drives itself has been kicking around for a while — especially as an automated urban people-mover — and that's exactly what designer Kubik Petr's robo-taxi is designed for. Looking a little bit like a...