Boris Johnson defends ‘market forces’ killing black cab trade

Boris Johnson

London’s black cab trade is dying and there is little anyone can do about it, Boris Johnson claimed today. The London mayor faced down jeers and abuse from an audience of cabbies as he defended the “market forces” that threaten to put the historic trade out of business. “You are dealing with a huge economic force which is consumer More...

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By News admin On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Addison Lee: Using API integration to create a truly global taxi service

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By News admin On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Taxi company hits 100000 mile landmark with LEAF

The Nissan LEAF that sparked an “electric taxi revolution” in Cornwall has clocked up its 100,000th mile since entering service with C&C Taxis in 2013 … Source: Taxi company hits 100000 mile More...

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By News admin On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Uber challenges London mayor Boris Johnson over cap on minicabs

Uber will challenge plans by Boris Johnson to cap the number of minicabs operating across London, arguing that the move would mean “higher prices” for millions of travellers in the British capital. The Mayor More...

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By News admin On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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I said Uber was better than London’s black cabs. And then it all kicked off…

When Alex Proud wrote an article in praise of taxi service Uber, he wasn’t prepared for the fierce backlash from London cabbies. So he decided to meet them face to face…   …. TripAdvisor More...

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By News admin On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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London gets Uber rage! Cabbies plan go-slow as app hires 1,200 drivers a month

The war over apps that allow customers to book taxis on their smartphones hotted up last week as traditional London cabbies vowed to escalate their fight against Uber and other fast-growing rivals. Demonstrations More...

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By News admin On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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Liverpool black cab app to offer pizza delivery, plumbing and even massages

A taxi-hailing app with a Liverpool base is expanding to offer an ordering service for pizzas, plumbing and even massages. Get Taxi, which began its Liverpool operation in February, is gearing up for what could More...

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By Admin On Thursday, May 7th, 2015
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Taxi driver gets drink-drive conviction quashed after CCTV proves off-duty drinking defence

“IT has been the year from hell.” Cabbie Chris Bateman is looking forward to getting back behind the wheel after clearing his name of a drink-driving conviction. The self-employed taxi driver was arrested last More...

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By News admin On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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London taxi drivers honour WW2 heroes with trip to Arnhem

Eighty London taxi drivers were today due back in the capital after giving up their Bank Holiday weekend to take a group of war heroes on an “emotional” trip to Holland… The £120,000 pilgrimage, More...

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By News admin On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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London black cabs getting PHEV version from Geely

The famous black cabs that move people around London are set to get a very green upgrade in a couple of years. The London Taxi Company, which is owned by Geely, is launching a new plug-in model called the TX5. Powered More...

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