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Old 27th August 2008, 07:20   #31
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The best I have been driven in is a chevy caprice 2007 in KSA
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Old 27th August 2008, 10:28   #32
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I have traveled in some Lincon Town Car taxis in US as well...
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Old 27th August 2008, 13:03   #33
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Singapore - Hyundai Sonata / Honda Odyssey / Toyota Crown / Toyota Vios / Mercedes E class / Nissan
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Old 27th August 2008, 20:10   #34
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USA -> usually Ford Crown Vic but NYC has some Toyota Sienna Minivans now
Germany -> Mercedes E-class
UK -> London Cab (specially made vehicle for taxi purposes)
Singapore -> Toyta Crown and Merc E-class (delux taxi)
Malaysia -> Proton Saga (this was back in '96)
UAE -> Toyota Camry
Australia -> Holden Commodore
Bankok -> Toyota Corolla (the cab we rode in had a freeflow exhuast !!)
In Chicago Scion Xb's are getting hot as taxi cabs. There are also some Toyota Prius' !
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Old 27th August 2008, 21:22   #35
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The Airport Cabs in Brussels are mostly Merc E, C Class or VW Passat. These care have yellow board on the grill which says, "Zaventem"

See a lot of Citroen Xsara Picassos in the City. Other cars would be Toyota Corolla/Avensis, Skoda Octavia, VW Jetta.

ALL DIESEL. These people love diesels!
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Old 27th August 2008, 21:43   #36
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Sweden, mostly Volvo, SAAB, and E Class
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Old 28th August 2008, 01:26   #37
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All new cabs in NYC are hybrids.
I have seen following cars as yellow cabs in NYC - All Hybrid
1. Toyota Prius
2. Ford Escape
3. Nissan Altima
4. Toyota Sienna van
5. Toyota Camry
6. Chevy Malibu

Earlier, all yellow cabs used to Ford Crown Victorias

Almost every other limousine for hire is Lincoln Towncar
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Old 28th August 2008, 01:49   #38
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Singapore - Hyundai Sonata / Honda Odyssey / Toyota Crown / Toyota Vios / Mercedes E class / Nissan
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In Singapore, I see a lot of Sonatas making an appearance and also Skoda Superbs although relabelled as something else
All the old Toyota crown's are being replaced by Hyundai Sonata's or Kia optimas. Both are the same. These cars come with 2L CRDi engines and H-matic transmission.

Here's a small list of taxi's in amsterdam,

Chrysler 300C, Audi A6, BMW 5, merc E and any car in that segment.

In taiwan mostly the cabs are Nissan Cefiro/Teana, Toyota camry, toyota corolla, honda civic.

The best was when I got a Civic Type R cabbie with 18" alloys, full body kit and neons.
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Old 28th August 2008, 02:03   #39
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All new cabs in NYC are hybrids.
I have seen following cars as yellow cabs in NYC - All Hybrid
1. Toyota Prius
2. Ford Escape
3. Nissan Altima
4. Toyota Sienna van
5. Toyota Camry
6. Chevy Malibu
Toyota Sienna is not available as a Hybrid. Malibu is just a mild hybrid with stop-start alternator.
New York Mayor wants a 100% Hybrid fleet.
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Old 28th August 2008, 12:05   #40
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Here's a small list of taxi's in amsterdam,

Chrysler 300C, Audi A6, BMW 5, merc E and any car in that segment.
Ah i can remember the night outside Leidseplein choosing what taxi to back home in after missing the last tram back home.

@Vid what was that minivan (six seaters) that would ocme once in a while. Those were pretty common as well for taking home bigger gangs of friends.
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All new cabs in NYC are hybrids.
I have seen following cars as yellow cabs in NYC - All Hybrid
1. Toyota Prius
2. Ford Escape
3. Nissan Altima
4. Toyota Sienna van
5. Toyota Camry
6. Chevy Malibu

Earlier, all yellow cabs used to Ford Crown Victorias

Almost every other limousine for hire is Lincoln Towncar
I would like to add that you can get an S class as a call taxi if you opt for its higher price.
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Old 28th August 2008, 20:18   #42
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From the olympics pics, i could see lot of Hyundai Elentra cabs in China.
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Dubai currently Toyota Camry!
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Old 28th August 2008, 21:21   #44
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From the olympics pics, i could see lot of Hyundai Elentra cabs in China.
with microphones installed to them so that passenger conversations can be recorded for the Govt to spy on.
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Old 28th August 2008, 22:11   #45
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In malaysia its mostly Proton Saga. Wira is very rare as a Taxi.
Man their rates are indeed very insane n no metres. You have 2 bargain for wherever you have to go.
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