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#65 of 67 Re: Checker is still around [steve_]
Jan 21, 2009 (11:50 am)
I never would have guessed that though I do remember that some vestige of Studebaker still existed at least into the 80s...
I see they mention the Checker Taxi in the same sentence as the London Taxis. I wonder what ever happened to the plan that would have brought the London cabs to the US? Like Checkers they are roomy as all get out.
Feb 11, 2010 (9:20 am)
Ford is displaying a Transit taxi at the Chicago Auto Show. This vehicle makes sense as a taxi, since it's roomy (including excellent head room), yet space efficient. This taxi version can be equipped to run on compressed natural gas or propane, in addition to, presumably, gasoline.
With the Crown Vic scheduled to go out of production soon, the Transit could make an excellent replacement as a taxi.
#67 of 67 Re: Ford Transit [hpmctorque]
by steve_ HOST
Feb 11, 2010 (10:20 am)
Here's a pic: