Nissan NV200 is chosen as the “New York City Texi of Tomorrow”
Nissan manufactured a new NV200 based Taxi to meet the requirements of over 600,000 folks who use the taxi cabs in New York city for their daily traveling needs. The Nissan NV200 is a compact cargo vehicle and so the new taxi based on the same platform offers good room for passengers plus can haul the luggage efficiently. The Nissan NV200 is selected by the New York City as the exclusive choice for taxi after the competitive two long years of selection process in 2011.
The new New York’s “Taxi of Tommorow” is a speciall vehicle that is designed with the help of passengers, taxi drivers, fleets and medallion holders and so the taxi features a list of contents specifically tailored for the model that you never find in any other taxi.
For the New York city taxi, the Japanese brand Nissan established its own “New York Avenue” at Arizona to provide a supporting ground for the NV200 taxi testing within the City to set the suspension of the vehicle according to the harsh conditions of the New York City. To make the New York’s “Taxi of Tommorow” according to the standards, Nisssan also hired a group of very experienced taxi drivers to test and drive the vehicle in and around the city and give the feed back to make the taxi refined. These drivers cover about 155,000 miles, enough to drive in the different streets of the city in different conditions.
The Nissan NV200 based New York City taxi accomodates four passengers and their luggage and features sliding doors, transparent roof panel, 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine, 6-way adjustable driver seat, independently controlled rear air conditioning, navigation system, rear seat curtain airbags, seat mounted airbags and a ne wlight system that alerts the other vehicles that the taxi doors are opening.