USA New York's next-gen taxis: moonroofs and phone chargers

New York City unveiled the ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ on Tuesday – the Nissan NV200 van, which will replace the city’s 13,000-plus fleet of yellow cabs. Will other cities follow suit?

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As many travelers know, it isn’t the airport that usually makes the first impression when arriving in a new city, or even the view from the airplane. It’s all about the taxi ride.