Checker Cab

Checker Cab

Checker Taxi was an American taxi company. It used the Checker Taxi Cab produced by the Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Both Checker Taxi and its parent company Checker Motors Corporation were owned by Morris Markin.

The 'Checker', particularly the 1956-82 A8/Marathon, remains the most famous taxi cab vehicle in the United States. The vehicle is comparable to the London Taxi in its nationally renowned styling, which went unchanged throughout its use, and also for its iconic status.

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Checker Taxicabs in The Media
... In the 1978 film Blue Collar the opening of the movie was set in Checker car plant ... show, episodes that were supposedly set in Eastern Europe often used Checkers as vehicles, as was sometimes evident in closeups of the cars ... Cab as the main type of cab in the film ...
Checker Cab - Checker Taxicabs in The Media
... In the 1978 film Blue Collar the opening of the movie was set in Checker car plant ... Impossible television show, episodes that were supposedly set in Eastern Europe often used Checkers as vehicles, as was sometimes evident in closeups of the cars ... Cab as the main type of cab in the film ...
Checker Taxi - History
... The facility made bodies for Commonwealth Motors who marketed the vehicles to cab companies under the trade name 'Mogul' ... Commonwealth Motors was on the verge of bankruptcy but had an order from Checker Taxi (a privately-owned cab company in Chicago that had no affiliation ... taxi business in Chicago (later known as Yellow Cab Company) in 1910, Markin began buying up Checker Taxis' vehicles in 1924, gaining full control of the company in 1937 ...

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