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Taxi heaven

I love this cab firm. When I call they answer the phone with “Hello Barbara, how are you today?” When I tell them I’d like to book a cab, they tell me my address. It works every time.   I’d thought that was the height of perfection for a cab firm, but now they have […]

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By taxi to ICB in New York

My fellow ICIS blogger Simon Robinson has just returned from a week in the ICIS Chemical Business (ICB) office in New York, and is feeling that he has a lot to get off his chest. Here is a heavily expurgated version of his experiences with New York taxi cabs …   Being yellow on the […]

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On Afghan taxi drivers

Even taxi firms have CRM systems now, I am impressed to find when I have to call my number two local firm because my usual one can’t oblige. They have caller ID, call me by name, remember my address and when I get into the car, the driver asks if I would like to listen […]

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New hydrogen London black cabs

A fleet of London‘s black cabs powered by hydrogen is going to be on the road in time for the 2012 Olympics. A demonstration hydrogen fuel cell taxi was launched on Monday at City Hall.   The cabs can operate for a day without refuelling, and will use six specialist hydrogen filling stations which are planned […]

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Black cab protest at Heathrow

Drivers of London’s iconic black cabs are up in arms at Heathrow’s decision to allow private hire firms to pick up passengers from the airport, according to this article.   Chemical travellers to London, at least those who still have a travel budget to play with, will be interested to hear that they will soon be able to pick […]

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