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Jon spends his daylight hours servicing the ancient cab (now with over 400,000 miles) and its fancy electronic gizmos -- most of which are not designed for mobile use. He continually updates his equipment and routine, "so repeat passengers have something new to enjoy."

What comes next for the world's most famous cab driver? "The Ultimate Taxi has gotten so much publicity. Now I want to create a TV program about it. Sort of a variety show, with celebrity guests, taped right in the moving cab. My goal is to take this taxi just as far as it can possibly go." Considering what he's already done, who can doubt it?

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