What`s new in the taxi world? Our bilingual ‘update’ summarises the international news of the last days and hours. As some of the links are in foreign languages, we recommend using a website translator.
Big deal in China? The country`s two biggest taxi-calling apps are reportedly considering a merger.
Green light for E-taxis: The Chinese-owned London Taxi Company has been given the go-ahead to build a new 300 million U.S. dollars British headquarters and production factory with the aim of launching a zero-emission electric powered London taxi by 2018.
Green taxi fleet to hit Scotlands Dundee’s streets: Over the next 12 months 203020 boss David Young will gradually replace his entire 60-strong taxi fleet of wheelchair-friendly vehicles with electric cars.
Uber gets a second shot in Spain: Uber still can’t operate as a car-hailing service in Spain after being banned last year. The San Francisco-based company has just launched UberEats – a food delivery for Barcelona.
News from Germany
Cashless service: Passengers of the Osnabrück utilities company can now use their mobility cards pay for taxis.
One punch too many: Why a passenger is going to prison for six months after assaulting a taxi driver.