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New York solicits taxicab tech ideas

The general public, as well as companies in the technology and taxicab industries, are asked for their two cents on how the city can improve taxi services with tech.

By April 16, 2009


Photos: Techy European Transit to replace NY taxicabs?

Ford may eventually scrap the legendary Crown Victoria yellow taxi for a modified European Transit van that's more efficient and high-tech

7 Images April 14, 2009


Uber on the road to reconciliation in D.C. with new legislation

The embattled car service scores victory with city council's approval of a legislative framework for "digital dispatch" transportation services.

By December 4, 2012


Cabbies dismiss Uber 'PR stunt,' but protest may have backfired

Cabbies hit back at Uber's new London taxi service, but the protest may have driven more customers to the controversial app.

By June 11, 2014


Uber adds support for taxis as cabbies protest across Europe

Taxi drivers will put the brakes on European cities today to protest against e-hailing app Uber, but critics argue the protest is "pointless" and "crazy."

By June 11, 2014


'Taxi drivers aren't against change': How Hailo is taking on Uber in the taxi app wars

We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.

By July 11, 2014


Uber secures victory against taxi commission's fare increase

The developer of the Summon-a-Car smartphone app has won against the city of Washington, D.C.

By July 12, 2012


Uber fights proposed D.C. taxi commission fare increase

Amendment would handicap sedan services by requiring them to charge customers at least five times what taxicabs charge, the Internet-based car service says.

By July 9, 2012


Hail-a-cab apps get green light in New York

Uber CEO says the return of his company's taxi-summoning service is "imminent" as the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission votes in favor of a yearlong test.

By December 13, 2012


Uber faces new legal challenge, at home in San Francisco

San Francisco cab drivers file class-action suit against the transportation startup claiming unfair business practices. This comes on the heels of regulatory challenges in New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.

By November 14, 2012