London's quaint taxis take new directions

July 2000
Automotive News;7/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5882, p17D
Trade Publication
Reports on taxicab designs being developed by Metrocab UK Ltd. and London Taxis International in London, England. London Taxi's commissioning of the industrial design department of Coventry University to submit models for taxicabs; Yorkshire Taxi project at the University of Huddersfield's School of Design Technology; Samples of the Coventry and Yorkshire work.


Related Articles

  • The British are coming. Phelan, Mark // Automotive Industries;Jun98, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p9 

    Reports in June 1998 that London taxis International are interested in bringing the London Cab to the United States. Physical description of a London Cab; Number of Cabs built annually; Type of engine used.

  • Creating the London Cab. Kimberley, William // Automotive Design & Production;Feb2007, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p10 

    The article evaluates the TX4 taxicab from London Taxis International Vehicles.

  • Taxi drivers welcome the return of Metrocab.  // Professional Engineering;7/28/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p8 

    Metrocab UK Ltd., part of the Frazer Nash group, the main rival to Manganese Bronze's London black cabs, is set to recommence production within the next two months. William Chi, an adviser to the management board of Metrocab, said that the company would return to production, building taxis to...

  • Taxi firms flies in to Moscow.  // Marketing Event;Sep99, p13 

    Announces the debut of the original London Taxi, the TX1 of the London Taxis International at the AutoSalon in August 1999 at Moscow, Russia. What company supplies the engine of the taxis; Place of the exhibition; Where will the taxis be available.

  • LONDON CABS IN THE USA. Kurczewski, Nick // AutoWeek;11/3/2003, Vol. 53 Issue 44, p30 

    This article focuses on London Taxis of North America. After three years in development, the company, with the full backing of London Taxis International in Coventry, England has begun delivery of cabs in all their black and boxy glory to cities across the U.S. London cabs are already on duty in...

  • Cab maker still eyes Chinese market. Arminas, David // Supply Management;1/16/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p11 

    Reports on the willingness of London Taxis International to make a deal with a partner in China. Failure of the deal with China Brilliance; Number of taxicabs expected to be built in the country; Lesson learned from the collapse of the contract.

  • UK EV cab on way, too.  // Auto Express;1/8/2014, Issue 1301, p21 

    The article offers brief information on the Metrocab EV from Metrocab UK Ltd.

  • London Taxis hires first strategy head. Mason, Tania // Marketing (00253650);8/29/2002, p9 

    Reports the appointment of Nicki Websper to be the marketing chief of London Taxis International.

  • News in brief.  // Professional Engineering;06/27/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p4 

    Presents news items concerning the engineering industry in Great Britain for the week of June 27, 2001. Acceptance of the bid of Eric Welsh for shipbuilder Cammell Laird's facility in Teesside; Purchase of Black taxi manufacturer, Metrocab by Kamkorp Europe; Confirmation of the government's...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics