NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) - With three carmakers vying for a $1 billion contract to supply New York City with new taxis, Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday said the choice will be based on safety, reliability and passengers' convenience. Turkey's Karsan hopes its offer to assemble the cars at a new Brooklyn plant -- and use union labor -- will give it an edge over rivals Nissan of Japan and Ford Motor Co in winning the 10-year contract. Both Nissan and Ford would build the cars at ...
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