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Different Types Of Taxis From Around The World

Taxis help us get around the city from point A to point B. You don’t need to own a car in order to experience traveling in a car. You can save up monthly maintenance and more by simply hailing a cab, or sharing one. Let us take a look at the different types of taxis from all over the world.

Different Taxis From Around The World:

1. India

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The taxi cabs in India used different models like Maruti Esteem, Tata Indigo, Renault Logan, Hyundai Santro, Toyota Innova, Maruti Wagon R & Maruti Versa as well as the iconic Hindustan Ambassador.

2. London

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The London Black Cab is what you will find commonly as taxis in the city. The London taxicab driver is required to be able to decide routes immediately in response to a passenger’s request or traffic conditions, rather than stopping to look at a map, relying on satellite navigation or asking a controller by radio.

3. USA

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The taxis in United States are mostly Fords and are perhaps the most popular because of their use in Hollywood movies.

4. Mexico

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Volkswagen Tip 1 is used by the Mexicans for their cab commutes. This tiny little car is the means of commute for Mexicans. There are also variants of other cars like the Hyundai Verna as cabs in this country.

5. South Africa

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South African taxis are of two types: Minibus with 15 seats and meter cabs that can seat between 4 and 7 passengers on them.

6. Hungary

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All taxis, after 2013, must be painted yellow. Taxis running in this country include Škoda Octavia, Škoda Superb and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

7. Germany

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Germans travel in style in their Mercedez Benz E class taxis. Now that’s some serious swag right there!

Let us know in the comments section which cabs run in your country. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for more such posts and you can also download our app to stay updated: Tell Me Nothing

Nikhil Malankar
Nikhil is the founder of Tell Me Nothing and has a huge interest in making and playing games. He is also into game development and has written a published book on the same.

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