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End of road for last Toyota Crown taxis

New emission rules meant most got scrapped and the remaining few are on the way out

Toyota Crown taxis were once the kings of the road here and ruled the streets in terms of numbers.

In 2006, there were about 19,000 Crowns - or 80 per cent of all taxis - on the roads at the time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 05, 2018, with the headline 'End of road for last Crowns'. Subscribe