UbiCabs drives headlong into London taxi battle

London’s increasingly competitive taxi app space has a new player launching officially on Thursday: Ubicabs, which wants to grab a slice of the British capital’s lucrative transport market. Investor Sean Phelan explains why he thinks it can succeed.

Your next NYC cab ride could be in a mobile office

Nissan will deliver a fleet of new taxicabs to New York City starting in 2013. The new model, dubbed the NV200 minivan, is less a traditional cab and more of a comfortable mobile office with more amenities, outlets and leg room than an office cubicle.