The mid-Seventies American vision for the future of taxis relied on… steam propulsion? – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings


Not a single American auto manufacturer participated in the Museum of Modern Art’s 1976 exhibit dedicated to exploring the future of taxis. Conspicuous in its absence was Checker, the carmaker that had throughout its entire existence been synonymous with taxis and other utilitarian versions of the automobile. However, two upstart American companies did take part, and they both placed their bets on steam engines replacing internal combustion.

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Categories: 1976, Cab, Daniel Strohl, Hemmings, Steam, Taxi

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