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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackney_carriage

The first documented hackney coach—the forerunner of the more generic hackney carriage—operated in London in 1621. The New York City colloquial terms "hack" (taxi or taxi-driver), hackstand (taxi stand), and hack license (taxi license) are probably derived from hackney carriage. Such cabs are now regulated by the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_London_Taxi_Company

Once an important conglomerator of British motorcycle marques, the sale of its components division in 2003 left the company with only one operating division— LTI Limited, trading as The London Taxi Company—which manufactures London black taxicabs for the UK market at its manufacturing site in Coventry and in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxicabs_of_the_United_Kingdom

London[edit]. London Black Cab. Greater London, a metropolitan area with a population of about 8 million, has no grid plan laying out streets in vertical and horizontal patterns; thus the streets of London follow complex patterns.

www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information/getting-around-london/taxis

From London's iconic black cabs to licensed minicabs, we've got all the information you need to help you travel around London.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TX4

Manganese Bronze, the now troubled maker of London taxis was thrown into further turmoil after it announced plans to recall 400 black cabs and suspend sales, following discovery of a steering fault. Manganese reported the discovery of a defect with new steering boxes in its TX4 models, which had been introduced in ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/07/04/world/europe/london-uk-brexit-uber-taxi.html

Jul 4, 2017 ... Grant Davis, chairman of the London Cab Drivers Club, recounted a meeting with a minister in the Conservative government about a year ago. “I said to him, 'I'm from a working-class family, I grew up in social housing,'” said Mr. Davis, who has driven a black cab in London for 29 years. “I said, 'I believed in ...

www.nytimes.com/2014/11/10/t-magazine/london-taxi-test-knowledge.html

Nov 10, 2014 ... Taxi drivers counter such claims by pointing out that black cabs have triumphed in staged races against cars using GPS, or as the British call it, Sat-Nav. Cabbies contend that in dense and dynamic urban terrain like London's, the brain of a cabbie is a superior navigation tool — that Sat-Nav doesn't know ...

licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

London Taxis. Safe, Reliable Licensed Black Cabs. Fares from £50. Airports or long distance journeys. Contact us for your next transfer quote.

tfl.gov.uk/modes/taxis-and-minicabs

... Deliveries in London · Urban planning & construction · Taxi & private hire · Suppliers & contractors · Bus operators · Open data users · Coach drivers · Investors. Mayor of London GLA. Mayor of London; Greater London Authority; Mayor of London · London Assembly · London and Partners · Metropolitan Police Service ...