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New York City to Get Taxi 2.0, Now With GPS Tracking and TV

December 26, 2006

NEW YORK – New York’s Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) has given a preview of the next generation of the city’s yellow fleet, where new cabs will have a touch-screen that lets passengers watch TV (or turn it off), pay by credit card, map vehicle progress, and offer retrieval of forgotten belongings, according to the Web site www.engadget.com. The new cabs should hit Manhattan’s streets by the end of the year, according to the TLC.
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