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

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

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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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Reborn Checker production expected to begin in 2018 – Daniel Strohl, Hemmings

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The legendary Checker Motor Cars are set to go back into production in 2018, Checker produced vehicles between 1922 and 1982.

The range will consist of a pickup and a 12 passenger six door sedan

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