Ford aims to move taxi concept to New York streets


By Karey Wutkowski NEW YORK, March 19 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is aiming to grow its share of the U.S. taxi market with a van billed as a contender to be New York City's cab of the future. Ford launched the high-riding Transit Connect Taxi concept vehicle, a fuel-efficient yellow and gray van topped by a glowing orb to show when it's free for fares, on Wednesday at the New York auto show. "It's a new take on how cities can ferry people around the urban landscape," said Mark Fields, ...

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