NYC sued over Nissan choice as official cab

NYC sued over Nissan choice as official cab
New York City taxi fleet operators sued the city over rules that make a Nissan Motor Co. vehicle the city’s official cab.

The plaintiffs, which include the Committee for Taxi Safety and Taxifleet Management LLC, said the city and other defendants exceeded their powers under law in selecting the Nissan NV200 as the only authorized taxi, according to a complaint in state Supreme Court in Manhattan.

According to the complaint, the Nissan NV200 is untested in city stop-and-go traffic, uses “outdated engineering, design and technology,” doesn’t employ hybrid or electric power, wouldn’t be able to withstand years of cab usage and would require replacement parts manufactured outside the U.S.

From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20121211/AUTO0101/212110324#ixzz2EkzaL8Pt

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