Hackney carriages
17. Hackney coaches century Sir Walter Gilbey early in transport and roads (1903)

The Hackney horse-drawn carriage and services in Paris, London and began work early 17. The first documented public service was Hackney Coach hire in London 1605. [10] a 1625 Hire cars are available in a tavern in London, and first appeared in the taxi stand outside the beach Maypole Inn in 1636. [11] 1635-Hackney carriage in the law passed by Parliament, to legalize horse-drawn carriages. Coaches have been hired by merchants and innkeepers of visitors. EGY további “rendelet a szabályozás a Hackney-Coachmen Londonban és a környező helyek ” hagyta jóvá a Parlament 1654 [12] and the first licenses were issued in Hackney 1662.

A similar service launched by Nicolas Sauvage in Paris 1637. [13] the vehicles were known fiacres, as the main vehicle depots were obviously against the St. Fiacre szentélyrel. (Fiacre The term is still used in French to describe a horse trailer rental, while the German term Fiaker is used, especially in Austria, refer to the same thing).
Hansom cab drawing

A hansom cab was designed and patented 1834 Joseph hansom, York architect, a significant improvement over the old Hackney carriages. These two-wheeled vehicles fast, easy enough to pull a horse (Thus the way is cheaper, as the journey of a larger four-wheel-coach) It was agile enough, to steer the horse towed vehicles notorious traffic jams in the nineteenth century, London, and there was a small safe corner of gravity. The original design was modified hansom John Chapman and many others, to improve the workability, but it kept the name hansom. 14

They will soon be replaced by a Hackney carriage, as the vehicle lease. They soon spread to other cities in the UK, and the continental European cities, especially in Paris, Berlin and St. Petersburg. The CAB was introduced, that other cities in the British Empire and the United States in the late 19. century, as it is most commonly used in New York City.

The first taxi service in Toronto, “a város “, It was set up in 1837 mellett Thornton Blackburn, When captured, he was a slave whose flight to Detroit was the thrust of the rebellion Blackburn. 15
Modern taxicabs
1897 Daimler Victoria was the first gasoline-powered taxi

The battery electric taxis operating in the 19. They became available at the end of the century. London, Walter C.. Bersey planned fleet of such conformity assessment and introduced them to the streets of London in August 19, 1897. [16] hamarosan “kolibri” becenevet kaptak a idioszinkráziás zümmögő zaj miatt. [11] In the same year in New York in Samuel's carriage and wagon Electric Company 12 electric hansom cab ran. [17] He ran the company until 1898, quite 62 cab, as long as the money men transformed the company of the electric vehicle. 18
Soviet GAZ M-1 taxis in 1938
Soviet GAZ M-1 taxis in 1938

The modern taximeter was invented and perfected a trio of German inventors; Wilhelm Friedrich Nedler, Ferdinand Dencker és Friedrich Wilhelm Gustav Bruhn. [19] Daimler Victoria - the world's first gasoline-powered taximeter - cab - Gottlieb Daimler built in 1897, and in 1897 it began operating in Stuttgart. [20] petrol-powered taxicabs began operations in 1899 in Paris, London, 1903-and New York City, 1907-ban. The New York City taxicabs originally imported into the French Harry N. Allen owns, Allen-Kingston Motor Car Company. [21] manufacture of Engineering in Bristol in Bristol, Connecticutban, wherein the first taxicabs produced domestically built 1908, by Fred E. Moskovics planned, who worked at Daimler in the late 1890s. Albert F. Rockwell was the owner, Bristol and his wife suggested, paint the yellow taxicabs, to maximize the visibility of vehicles. [22] Fred was one of the organizers of the first yellow taxi cab company in New York. 23