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The first documented public hackney taxi(Horse-drawn) coach service for hire was in which city ?

Paris
London
New York
Berlin


The documented date is year 1605.

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The first documented public hackney taxi(Horse-drawn) coach service for hire was started in which city ?

Paris
London
New York
Berlin


London is the city where first public hackney taxi(Horse-drawn) coach service for hire was started. The documented date is year 1605.

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Who patented the hansom cab design ?

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Oliver Hansom
William Hansom
James Hansom
Joseph Hansom


Hansom cab is a kind of horse-drawn carriage to combine speed with safety, with a low centre of gravity for safe cornering. The hansom cab was designed and patented in 1834 by Joseph Hansom, an architect from York as a substantial improvement on the old hackney carriages.

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The first taxi service in Canada was established in which year ?

1837
1841
1856
1865


It was established by Thornton Blackburn

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Electric battery-powered taxis were first introduced in which city ?

Berlin
London
Paris
New York


In London, Walter C. Bersey designed a fleet of such cabs and introduced them to the streets of London in 1897.

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The first invented Electric battery-powered taxis were nicknamed by which name ?

Penguins
Kiwis
Hummingbirds
Parrots


The nicknamed due to the idiosyncratic humming noise they made.

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The world's first meter-equipped (and gasoline-powered) taxicab was built by Gottlieb Daimler in 1897 and began operating in which country ?

Japan
USA
UK
Germany


They began operating in Stuttgart,Germany in 1897

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Modern taxicabs (Gasoline-powered) began operating in Paris in which year ?

1899
1903
1907
1913


Did you know that the existing vehicles which run by gasoline can be converted into to run on CNG or LNG. These can run only on natural gas or on bi-fuel means running on either gasoline or natural gas.

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Modern taxicabs (Gasoline-powered) began operating in London in which year ?

1899
1903
1907
1913


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Which of these is not a type of Taxi or cab ?

Hackney carriages
Taxibuses
Limousines
Manisones


Limousines are specialized cabs which are licensed for operation by pre-booking. Hackney carriages is an old name of street taxis.

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