Do taxi cabs in London take credit cards??
All black cabs in London will be required to take credit cards and contactless payments from October, Transport for London has announced, as the taxi trade seeks to keep up with the technological challenge from Uber, the ride-hailing app.
What are the requirements for a taxi license??
No formal degree or secondary education is required to become a taxi driver. Driver's license requirements may differ from state to state, but in many cases taxi drivers must obtain a chauffeur license, or a license with passenger endorsement.
What is a taxi in London??
A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or car for hire.
Who makes London cabs??
The Chinese company that makes London black cabs has bought iconic British sports car manufacturer Lotus. Geely agreed on Wednesday to buy 49.9 per cent of Malaysian car maker Proton and with that deal comes a controlling 51 per cent stake in Norwich-based Lotus.