Cabs

07.24.14
New French law could force Uber drivers to return home after every fare
07.24.14

New French law could force Uber drivers to return home after every fare

If you're at a party and the host stops offering you drinks, it's a subtle hint that it's probably...

By D. Cooper,   07.24.14
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12.30.13
French Uber users face 15-minute delay starting next year
12.30.13

French Uber users face 15-minute delay starting next year

To the surprise of virtually everyone in France, the government has just passed a law requiring ca...

By S. Dent,   12.30.13
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12.11.13
Daily iPhone App: Hailo is a no-fuss way to hail a cab
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12.11.13

Daily iPhone App: Hailo is a no-fuss way to hail a cab

Trying to catch a cab in London can be a challenging feat. That's why I've started testing out the H...

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10.16.12
Uber shuts down New York City taxi beta, may see light at the end of the (Lincoln) tunnel in February (update: TLC responds)
10.16.12

Uber shuts down New York City taxi beta, may see light at the end of the (Lincoln) tunnel in February (update: TLC responds)

Uber has been having a tough time getting a foothold in New York City, and it's temporarily withdr...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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03.06.12
Square takes on New York taxis with new iPad-based payment system
03.06.12

Square takes on New York taxis with new iPad-based payment system

Anyone who finds themselves in a New York taxi over the next few weeks stands a slim chance of get...

By D. Melanson,   03.06.12
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10.31.11
Nissan Leaf EVs to join NYC taxis, won't make hailing a cab in Manhattan any easier
10.31.11

Nissan Leaf EVs to join NYC taxis, won't make hailing a cab in Manhattan any easier

We've come a long way since Crown Vics crowded the streets of the Big Apple, opting instead for...

By L. Leavitt,   10.31.11
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03.31.11
UK's first fuel cell-powered black cab hits the streets of London
03.31.11

UK's first fuel cell-powered black cab hits the streets of London

It may not look much different than your average black cab on the outside (decals aside), but it's...

By D. Melanson,   03.31.11
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11.09.10
Microsoft aims to improve maps with GPS data from 33,000 Beijing cab drivers
11.09.10

Microsoft aims to improve maps with GPS data from 33,000 Beijing cab drivers

Microsoft's already added a Taxi Fare Calculator to Bing Maps to help keep your cabbie in check, an...

By D. Melanson,   11.09.10
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04.14.09
NYC cabbies could have cellphone use blocked while driving... but probably not
04.14.09

NYC cabbies could have cellphone use blocked while driving... but probably not

The Taxi and Limousine Commission of New York City (also known as the TLC) is considering some chan...

By L. Dziuban,   04.14.09
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