automotive history
August 19, 2018

Blood In The Boardroom, Part Three

This proved to be a short-lived partnership and in a flurry of lawsuits and stock swaps, Keeton left the company, returned to Detroit, and established the Keeton Motor Car Company for the production of taxicabs in March 1912.

automotive history
August 5, 2018

Blood In The Boardroom

In 1897, the Electric Carriage & Wagon Company of Philadelphia built a small fleet of electric taxis that utilized the recently patented taximeter to measure a fares distance and time for a fledgling company in New York City.