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    Thread: Volkswagen Milano Taxi Studie

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      04-19-2010 10:49 AM #1

      Volkswagen has announced that it will launch its first production electric vehicles in 2013. Electric cars that are driven emissions-free will revolutionise mobility over the mid-term, especially in urban areas. However, Volkswagen is not just thinking of individual mobility here, but is also considering its possibilities as a vehicle in public transportation. That is why Volkswagen is now showing – in a world premiere at the Hanover Trade Show – just how a large-scale production taxi driven by an electric motor might look. The “Milano Taxi” concept car that has been created is a city MPV tailored to the needs of taxi drivers and their passengers in its many innovative details such as a swivel-sliding door that opens in a forward direction and customisable taxi touchscreens...

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      04-19-2010 12:19 PM #2
      oohhh...so nice, I love the design. where the electric motor located?




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      04-19-2010 02:02 PM #3
      This is amazing.... for everyone with a $10,000 set of luggage!




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      04-19-2010 02:33 PM #4
      THIS IS SICK!!GO VOLKSWAGEN!!KEEP BRINGIN IT!!

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      04-19-2010 03:13 PM #5
      In the article it mentions New York . . . I'd love to see the day that there are VW taxi's driving around NYC
      Originally Posted by peskyrabbit

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    6. 04-19-2010 04:45 PM #6
      i want one!!!

    7. 04-19-2010 06:15 PM #7
      I LOVE VW

    8. 04-19-2010 08:06 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by Passat94VR6 »
      In the article it mentions New York . . . I'd love to see the day that there are VW taxi's driving around NYC

      Like today? No love for the jetta tdi's ?


    9. 04-19-2010 08:26 PM #9
      New York already has Jetta TDI's, not many but enough to be seen on a semi-regular basis....

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      04-19-2010 09:41 PM #10
      Sure.....make us sweat getting our hands on the Golf R, deny us the Scirroco III, don't commit for the Polo GTI, but plan on sending a TAXI WTF VWoA???
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      04-19-2010 10:14 PM #11
      Others have tried too:

      http://www.london-fleet.com/


    12. 04-20-2010 04:11 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by Kandiru »
      Others have tried too:

      http://www.london-fleet.com/

      i think those should stay in london


    13. 04-20-2010 08:12 PM #13
      but... A taxi that can only take 2 passengers? After the first picture I was expecting a second row of seating.

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      04-20-2010 09:43 PM #14
      Quote, originally posted by Daemon688 »
      New York already has Jetta TDI's, not many but enough to be seen on a semi-regular basis....

      REALLY??!! Guess things have changed for the better since I left the country

      Originally Posted by peskyrabbit

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    15. 04-22-2010 09:03 PM #15
      oh yea like maybe when oil money dosnt run this country.. "the AGE of STUPID!" and then maybe we'll melt the North Pole in 2012... burning this planet up...yaHeard? maybe then we will see it happen in the U.S. this needs to happen soon...real soon! stop playing around with our Earths future...the time is now!

      ide start a Taxi service in my town tom... sign me up! where is the greening of America? on Earth day everyone in the world should be able to get one of these Concept TAXI's.. TODAY PEOPLE!!! TODAY!!!

      jus like the polo gti article another april fools joke... only on earth day VW show us another concept,, the electric car "Taxi" that the U.S. market isnt gonna get...

      REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
      EARTH DAY 2010...


    16. 04-24-2010 01:11 PM #16
      i want a set of those wheels for my mk3!

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      04-27-2010 01:36 PM #17
      what's the deal though with a 2-seat taxi. i feel like taxi cab drivers would not be so excited about this.
      I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes.

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      05-02-2010 10:26 AM #18
      Im strangely attracted to this car! Maybe now i can play with the years ive had makeing 80+mph RC cars and apply it to a 1:1 scale beast . Anyone know what type of motor is useing or its specs ?

    19. 05-10-2010 11:39 AM #19
      It looks realy nice that concept but I have some issues on the number of seats available...Two??? I think its short

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      10-06-2011 09:59 AM #20
      I want work in this Taxi

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      01-12-2012 10:10 AM #21
      I would definitely take more cab rides in NYC if these where around.

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      07-08-2012 12:20 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by laface96 View Post
      I would definitely take more cab rides in NYC if these where around.
      Exactly what I was thinking
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    23. 07-18-2012 01:49 AM #23
      Which is the best City Taxi Bangalore Company?

    24. 03-06-2013 02:27 AM #24
      It's lovely design.

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