June 03, 2023

North Korea introduces fleet of 80 new Chinese-made taxicabs

New "Beijing Taxis" increase capacity in Pyongyang

A fleet of 80 new Chinese-made taxi cabs has entered service in Pyongyang, dramatically increasing the size of the capital cities local taxi capacity.

The new taxis emerged on the streets of Pyongyang three months ago and are sometimes referred to as "Beijing taxis"  – due to their yellow and body colors – Simon Cockerell, a regular visitor to North Korea told NK News.