Ford Transit Connect Taxi Concept

Ford Transit Connect Taxi ConceptThere are currently around 12000 traditional "yellow cabs" in New York today. They are big and gas-guzzling. Now Ford wants to replace them all with their new Ford Transit Connect Taxi Concept.

The new Ford Transit Connect is smaller and more compact than the older yellow cabs. They are designed with less horizontal space and with more vertical space. But it will actually have more space for passengers and their cargo than the older cabs. It also features dual sliding doors which help cause less pain in an over-crowded city like New York.

Ford Transit ConnectThe Ford Transit Connect uses a standard 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine which uses 30% less fuel and releases 90% less exhaust fumes than the older cabs. The new cab will get an estimated 19 mpg in the city.

The driver of the cab will get an in-dash computer, running Microsoft Auto software, which is linked to Internet and offers traffic, weather, and navigation information and help.


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Guest Steve Barker

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In our town we have the following as Taxis Fiat Doblo: http://www.globalautoindex.com/model.plt?no=5312&ass=# and Peugeot Partner http://www.globalautoindex.com/model.plt?no=1915&ass= Both work very well, so I expect the Transit Connect will be a good Taxi, but 19 mpg is still not that good! Even the traditional London cab can do that.

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Guest Steve Barker

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Thinking of local Taxis (Corby, Northamptonshire), for two or three years there was a big shift to the van derived Taxi. However, now the traditional London cab is making a comeback. http://www.lti.co.uk/ It might be a lot more expensive to buy, but the coachwork panels, and traditional chassis mean that reapir cost / time off road are a lot less.

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Hey there- no matter what they try and do as far as designing a different taxi, it still comes down to the gas mileage. Nothing else really matters in todays world. As gas continues to rise, Ford and the other manufacturers need to focus on electric cars or other kinds of non gas vehicles.

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Wow, this one is really awesome information. As we all know that Ford transit is one of big panel of vans and cabs. And this one is authorized by the famous Ford motor company. As this existing Ford company will be become a booster for the Taxi Concept. This European company really gives the better option to increasing the taxi ways. kingston taxi

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Guest Salvinder Virk

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cleveland taxi I have tried so many cab services but i found that United cab service Cleavland is the best from the point view of  punctuality and honesty. the staff is very friendly. once i forgot my bag in their cab but the driver delivered that bag to my home within one hour. it was the good example of honesty.

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