Archive for February 11th, 2014

The end of the yellow cab as we know it?

The end of the yellow cab as we know it?

New York City is to get a brand new taxi, reports David Kaufman.

Few things are more characteristic of New York than its yellow taxis. But in less than two years, the city will start trading in its existing fleet – mostly ageing, gas-guzzling Ford Crown Victoria saloons – for more than 13,000 Nissan NV200 minibuses. (more…)

Leaving on a private-jet plane

Leaving on a private-jet plane

When the going gets tough, the use of executive aviation soars, as recent experience in the Middle East and North Africa shows. By David Kaufman.

In times of conflict and instability, there are usually winners as well as losers. (more…)

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