Taxi fusion in Sweden: The Fagelviks Group has taken over the Umea Business Group. The major taxi group, which was taken over by an investment firm (H.I.G.) a few months ago, has swallowed a smaller taxi group. It can now serve the taxi market of a region where up to now it had been poorly represented.
Olympic Games in Rio – taxi drivers need to know English: The Olympic Committee is funding online English courses for 10,000 taxi drivers to improve their language skills.
Quote of the day
“The driver gave me the thumbs up, as if to say: ‘Hey, cool car!’ Then I realised that with the Tesla, I’ve gone up into a league where I’ve never been before.”
Taxi driver Klaus reports on the extremely positive reaction of a Maserati driver to his Tesla taxi.
Automatic charging: Why go to the trouble of manoeuvring the plug into the electric car yourself? A robot handles this ‘complicated’ task for Tesla customers.
News from Germany
Experiences with an electric taxi: A Munich taxi driver (Klaus) reports on his taxi shifts in a Tesla, which he has now driven for 100,000 kilometres. The video is subtitled in English.
Our last words
Dublin’s youngest taxi driver: He is only three years old and amazes his passengers.
London’s strongest men: Thirty Londoners used pure muscle power to lift up a taxi and free a pedestrian trapped underneath.