It is the 100th anniversary of the modern day taxi in New York City and to celebrate the all new Kia Rondo crossover is being re-invented into an iconic yellow cab, as part of Taxi '07, a project of the Design Trust for Public Space. Automakers were challenged to incorporate practical solutions into their taxi prototypes, addressing areas such as partitions that incorporate passenger services, roof lights with improved legibility, integrated child safety seats, wheelchair accessibility and fuel efficiency. More photos and press release after the jump

The Next New York Taxi Cab - New Kia Rondo