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Nissan taxi rolls even after judge blocks NYC 'tomorrow' plan

12:34 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2013
A New York judge's decision to block Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan for a uniform fleet of van-like yellow cabs with sliding doors and skylight windows won't stop them from cruising city streets. One car dealer has already taken delivery of the taxi, built by Nissan, and has sold five to individual operators....
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Nissan's N.Y. taxi contract is not valid, judge rules

6:20 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2013
Nissan is vowing to press ahead selling taxis in New York this month despite a court ruling Tuesday that voids its lucrative exclusive contract with the city. New York State Supreme Court Judge Shlomo Hagler said that the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission “exceeded its authority” by awarding Nissan the contract to exclusively supply all taxis for the next 10 years....
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