Brussels based Taxi2Share is offering a taxi-carpoolservice between Brussels and the airports of Brussels and Charleroi.
The Dutch Rabobank and Social Fund Taxis (SFT), an association in which both the trade unions FNV and CNV plus the taxi trade association KNV Taxi are represented, issued a stark warning.
New York City may be known for its yellow cabs, but in the boroughs outside Manhattan (outside ‘yellow country’) Green Cabs are more popular than yellow ones.
Just as Uber Technologies is seeking to join the $ 10 billion-plus club, raising new financing from private investors and tripling its value from $ 3,5 billion last year, London cabbies are hoping to block its path into the British capital.
The dream of every cab-driver: the self cleaning cab is getting nearer.
After making slow progress in the Rotterdam (2 E6 e-taxis) and London markets (20 E6 private hire e-vehicles) the Mayor of Hangzhou (Eastern China), the home of games company Alibaba, just signed an order for 3,000 new energy vehicles – an absolute record.
Volvo Car Group’s groundbreaking project ‘Drive Me’ – featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions – is moving forward rapidly.
What began in 1998, with a minority shareholding in a niche manufacturer, has developed into a real success story thanks to systematic further development: today Mercedes-Benz Minibus GmbH is the leading minibus manufacturer in western Europe.
Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle (next to the Nissan LEAF) – the e-NV200 – which will be available as both a passenger vehicle, light commercial van and taxi.
The 800 cabs of Hansa Funk, the leading Hamburg taxi company, will soon be fitted with the first European cross-channel payment system Yapital, a 100% daughter of the Otto Group, based in Luxembourg.