What`s new in the taxi world? This time our bilingual „Update“ not only summarizes the news of the last days and hours but also draws conclusions on the constant topic of Uber, the promotion of the fiscal taximeter in Hamburg and the most popular electric cars in Europe. We recommend using a website-translator because some links can be in foreign languages.
Message of the year
The last ride in a New York taxi: We have reported many newsitems during the year, but this story from 2012 has personally touched us the most. We are happy to be a part of this wonderful industry with our magazine Taxi Times and wish you all a Happy New Year 2015.
Conclusions about Uber at the end of the year: With UberPOP the US-company wanted to disrupt the conventional taxi industry. Several newspapers and magazines give a global overview of what remains of Uber´s efforts at the end of a turbulent year.
Flight ticket: Amadeus wants to close the gap of the “first and last mile” at the beginning and end of an air journey, by launching a Taxi & Transfer solution in partnership with Cabforce.
Hamburg’s report at the end of the year: On 30 November 2014 a multi-year funding programme for the purchase of a so-called ‘fiscal taximeter’ came to an end. The report is remarkable.
minimum wage in Germany
€ 8,50 and the consequences: what is the impact of the minimum wage on the German taxi trade?
Which electrically powered cars are selling best in each country? We found a website with statistics from many countries.