Natural Gas Taxis Join Yellow Cab Chicago

| USA, Dearborn MI

2011 Ford Transit Connect Taxi

Chicago’s Taxi Medallion Management has purchased 12 clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) Ford Transit Connect Taxis for its fleet. The cabs will be affiliated with Yellow Cab Chicago and bear the company’s logo and colour.

The purchase is part of the company’s goal of reducing emissions by 25 percent, said Michael Levine, CEO of Taxi Medallion Management. The standard model comes with a 2.0 litre, four-cylinder engine and automatic transmission.

Item compiled using information from a Ford Motor Company press release.

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