Livery World Turned Upside Down?

Posted on May 25, 2011 by LCT Magazine

BLURRING GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Are we headed for a transportation APOCALYPSE? With the luxury-driven chauffeured transportation sector indulging such little compact brats as the Toyota Priussy, we now get word that CABBIES IN NEW YORK ARE GOING ALL-OUT LEXUS! Go figure: You can pay less for a Lexus cab ride in New York than a chauffeured ride in a Prius or a Ford Fusion Hybird. This could be cosmically consequential, and maybe we are headed for a Vehicle Rapture in the industry. That might please the always SCHEMING, SNOOTY-GREEN NEW YORK TAXI & LIMOUSINE COMMISSION, which does not exactly trend toward, shall we say, vehicle tolerance and diversity. What will be left behind? -- Martin Romjue, LCT editor 

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