April 23, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter
Geely’s Englon TXN London Taxi sure loox better than the original. And bigger, much bigger. It is not so the length, 4300mm, but it it is 1800mm wide and 1600mm high. Still a concept and guess what, a plug in electrical one.
April 22, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter
Geely will show a net interpretation of the iconic London taxi. It comes under the Englon brand, Englon meaning EnglandLondon. The machine is called TXN and what surprised me most it how big it is. See this older post for some pics of the interior.
April 9, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter
Geely is busy getting a controlling stake in Manganese Bronze, the maker of the iconic London Taxi. That car is made in China as well under the Englon name (formerly Shanghai Maple Auto). But Geely clearly thinks the ancient machine has had its days and will bring this totally new TXN to the Beijing Auto Show. These first pictures are nicely photoshopped in London, Englon meaning England London.