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New York City Picks Finalists for Taxis of Tomorrow -- You Can Vote!

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 02:50 PM

Here's one-- there are three other "Taxi of Tomorrow Finalists:  Click here for the others --

From the Press Release: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Taxi and Limousine Commissioner/Chairman David S. Yassky today unveiled the three finalists to be the new, exclusive New York City taxicab. The competition, called the “Taxi of Tomorrow,” will introduce the first-ever custom-built taxicab specifically designed for New York City. The Taxi of Tomorrow project includes a public input campaign where New Yorkers can vote of the features they want to see in the next New York City taxicab. The winning vehicle will be the exclusive New York City taxicab for a minimum of ten years and will be chosen from among several competitive proposals. The three designs selected as the finalists to be the Taxi of Tomorrow are submissions from Ford Motor Company, Karsan USA and Nissan North America, Inc.

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Comments [1]

Allen Swerdlowe

As an architect I would like to see something iconic and visually compelling -- none of the finalists meet this criteria. Secondly, only the Karsan improves on the cramped interior space of todays taxis. It has my tentative approval.

Nov. 17 2010 10:23 AM

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