Cab Operators Sue NYC Over Plan To Make Nissan Official Taxi

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 5:40 PM EST) -- New York City taxi operators have sued the city over a plan to make a Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. vehicle the official taxicab in the city, saying authorities have exceeded their powers by handing the automaker a sole-source contract that would authorize only Nissans as taxicabs.

The suit was brought Nov. 28 in New York Supreme Court by trade association Committee for Taxi Safety and cab company Taxifleet Management LLC, accusing New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission...
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