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BYD supplies 35 E6-cabs to Brussels taxi operators

BYD supplies 35 E6-cabs to Brussels taxi operators

Just a day before the inauguration of the Tesla Model S at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the Chinese car and battery manufacturer BYD (Build Your Dreams) presented 35 of the in total 50 e-taxi models for the Brussels market. Lined up with one of Brussels famous landmarks, the Cinquantenaire archway, as a backdrop, the operators and(…)

First 50 Tesla S taxis for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

First 50 Tesla S taxis for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Europe’s fifth airport in passenger numbers and world-wide the one with the smallest impact on the environment, will soon have a fleet of a 167 Tesla Model S-taxis. At the end of October, the first 50 were presented at the airport, supplied by 2 different taxi companies, BIOS Group (which will eventually(…)

CMT’s announces Apple Pay NFC compatibility; joins forces with Mobile Technology

CMT’s announces Apple Pay NFC compatibility; joins forces with Mobile Technology

Creative Mobile Technologies LLC (CMT), announced the compatibility of its in-vehicle payment platforms with Apple’s Apple Pay Near Field Communications (NFC) wireless payment technology. Based upon the same NFC infrastructure popularized by Visa payWave and Mastercard PayPass, Apple Pay allows passengers with credit cards registered with Apple Pay on their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6(…)

Curb rolls out Connect

Curb rolls out Connect

Curb (formerly Taxi Magic) is rolling out Connect, a national platform to empower taxi companies and deliver the best ride experience in town. It is now operational in select cities and will be available in additional cities in the USA. Fleet customers can gain access to Curb’s new service by transitioning to Curb’s upgraded service(…)

eCab serves new continent

eCab serves new continent

eCab has signed up Meru Cabs in India with 7 cities as part of the eCab Alliance. Meru Cabs was founded in 2007 in Mumbai and today also serves Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Chennai. According to eCab Meru Cabs is a market leader in high quality taxi services. • eCab opens another continent. 

At last: Ford boosts Lincoln brand with attention and money

At last: Ford boosts Lincoln brand with attention and money

With FHV-companies bemoaning the death of their favourite vehicle, the Lincoln Town Car (and feverishly looking for workable and reasonably-priced alternatives), and other customers thinking the brand had virtually disappeared, Ford’s new CEO, Mark Fields, had to make a choice: kill the brand or throw money at it and revive the Lincoln brand. With a(…)

Daimler sells Tesla-share and restructures cooperation

Daimler sells Tesla-share and restructures cooperation

Daimler AG has reorganized its cooperation with Tesla Motors Inc. Daimler terminated the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and has sold its stake in Tesla of approximately 4%. The cooperation between the partners on the automotive projects continues. Development work for the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is completed and the partnership with Tesla remains(…)

TEMSA exhibits at Chauffeur Driven Expo

TEMSA exhibits at Chauffeur Driven Expo

TEMSA (distributed by CH Bus Sales) will be exhibiting its fully integral mid-size TS 30 coach at the Chauffeur Driven Expo (November 2-5, Atlantic City). This marriage between American driveline technology (Cummins ISB 250 HP-EPA 13 engine and Allison B300 automatic transmission) and superb European technology makes the TS 30 a luxurious and spacious interior(…)

Ride Genie unique e-hailing app in Las Vegas

Ride Genie unique e-hailing app in Las Vegas

Ride Genie, developed with the taxi industry by IVSC, has made its debut in Las Vegas as the city’s first and only approved e-hailing app. Mark James, President and CEO of Las Vegas based Integrity Vehicle Solutions Company (IVSC), said that his company launched the first and only regulator approved e-hailing application in Las Vegas:(…)

eCab move headquarters to London

eCab move headquarters to London

eCab has completed its move from Dublin to London. Its office and staff are now headquartered in the Hamilton House on Mabledon Place in Bloomsbury, London, less than a 100 metres from Kings Cross and St. Pancras. eCab says more colleagues will be moving in from Paris and the app-people “are very much looking forward(…)

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