This is a conceptual time traveling DeLorean taxi. It’s not real though (context clue: conceptual), it’s just a marketing piece made by Mike Lubrano for Nooka, a “New York based fashion brand with a futuristic philosophy.” What exactly IS their futuristic philosophy? Sadly, probably not “RUN AND HIDE, THE ROBOTS ARE COMING!” like it should be. I did peruse their website though and they do sell a bunch of stuff that looks like a 1980′s vision of the future. Me? I’m more into a 2012 vision of the future. “Which is?” I’m glad you asked! *holding up picture* “That’s a picture of a burning planet with the caption ‘Earth, population: 0.’” Just keepin’ it real!
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That’s the last time we take a taxi in Berlin. After a fairly harrowing journey across the city to tonight’s Samsung IFA event, we reached our destination and spotted a clearly superior mode of transportation: a fleet of pedal-powered cabs sporting Galaxy Note 10.1s in the back. Of course, we probably would have spent more time admiring the glory that is Berlin, rather than the 10-inch screen, but it’s nice tp have the option there when we need it.
Buried within an announcement from Nissan about its NV200 diesel compact van hitting the London streets, the company has also outed its plans to trial the all-electric variant for ferrying people around the city. The e-NV200 went from concept to reality earlier this year, shortly after the diesel version got a New York paint job and was branded the “Taxi of Tomorrow.” The NV200 has satisfied all legal requirements and is set to challenge the iconic London black cab with its lower emissions, greater efficiency and, of course, competitive pricing. The e-NV200 prototype (not to be confused with the soon-to-be certified diesel version) is scheduled for testing in London during 2013. However, Nissan does note that rolling out the EV would only be realistic if there’s “increasing investment in charging infrastructure” across the capital.
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Question by : What android apps should a taxi driver have? I work in the Newport News/Virginia Beach area. What are the must_have android apps for taxi drivers in my area?
Answer by rgdenisAnything ranging from maps, to gas –> $ $ $ converters, calculator, nearest emergency unit buildings. Important things people might need.
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Who needs safety drivers? Not Germany’s Freie University, that’s for sure, which has just demonstrated a self-driving taxi to rival Google’s efforts without a soul at the wheel. This laser, radar and sensor-equipped VW Passat, dubbed “Made in Germany,” has a companion iPad app from Appirion to do all the hard work, too — you just start the program, punch in coordinates and wait for the car to extract itself from a nearby parking lot and pick you up from school. Ladies and gents, the future is now. Watch it right after the break.
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Who’s got reasonable rates and comes on time? Who have you used before? Thanks!Related Posts:
I’m travelling next year during Easter, is taxi expensive? if so, is there direct transport from the airport to menlo park? Many thanks ps, is Menlo Park peaceful in general?Related Posts:
Never be surprised by taxi fares again. Microsoft is trying to inject some innovation into its search service, Bing, with a contest called the “King of Bing Maps.” It’s paying off already, as Bing is now doing some things before google.
One of the most useful said things is Bing Maps’s ability to help you calculate taxi fares. It works just like getting directions, and then with the click of a button you can get an idea of how much it will cost you to take a cab. That’s great for city dwellers and tourists.
Can’t wait to see what else the contest yields.
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We’ve all been there — you step into a cab in a foreign place, ask your driver to head to your destination, and then he / she asks you if you’d rather take the highway or go direct. Or, worse still, senses your innocence and proceeds to head the wrong direction for two or three miles. In an effort to give desperate travelers a better sense of how much it’ll cost to get from point A to point B D in a cab, Bing Maps’ new Taxi Fare Calculator was created. Turns out, this add-in for the mapping service was built by someone hankering to win the King of Bing Maps competition, and while it’s only capable of calculating routes around a few dozens cities right now, we get the impression that this could soon grow into a monster of its own. Hey Microsoft, when’s the (badly needed) optimized-for-mobile version coming out?
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The era of the electric vehicle is drawing nearer (albeit excruciatingly slowly) and with Volkswagen set to get its first EV into showrooms in 2013, its latest EV concept indicates how the world’s third largest auto maker is reading the market. Dubbed the Milano Taxi, the concept is a long overdue shot at getting a purpose-built electric cab into major cities. The 115 PS vehicle can reach 74 mph, travel 186 miles between charges and be recharged to 80 percent of capacity in just over an hour… Continue Reading VW shows Milano Taxi Electric Vehicle Concept
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