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Archive for April, 2013

Nissan set to unveil final design for new London taxi

by Jim Holder  30 April 2013 2:59pm Nissan will unveil its final design for a new London taxi in the next month, with the firm’s executive vice president Andy Palmer confirming he signed off the final production model this week. The car will sit in the same platform as the New York taxi developed by […]

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Taxi Trade Lobby of Parliament Cancelled

    Cancelled! Please note:  Because of the early dissolution of Parliament, the above planned lobby of MP’s has been cancelled. Unite is currently rearranging a new date for the lobby and will notify the trade of the new date as soon as possible.

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Addison Lee sells majority stake to US firm Carlyle Group

London minicab firm worth £300m to expand services in UK and international cities By Caroline Davies Click here to read on the Guardian website Addison Lee, London‘s biggest minicab firm, which carries some 10 million passengers each year, is setting its sights on global expansion after selling a majority stake to the US private-equity firm […]

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Carlyle Group invests $460 mln in private hire firm Addison Lee

LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Carlyle Group said on Friday it had made a significant investment in British private hire company Addison Lee. Founded by outspoken minicab driver John Griffin in 1975 with just one car, Addison Lee has become a major competitor to London’s black cabs and now carries more than […]

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