In order to rejuvenate the entire existing fleet, PT. Transport Nusantara Indonesia (PT TNI) or better known as Transcab taxi cars to replace existing. Car fleet is being replaced Kia Rio SF that has been used since the taxi operators operating in early January 2008.
Taxi fleet replacement is done because the age of the car entering the Rio SF five years. The four-door sedan was replaced by the Kia Cerato. Transcab select Kia Cerato reason according to the CEO of PT. TNI, Teddy R Effendi at Press Conference Transcab in Cilandak Town Square, “the more exclusive exterior design with larger dimensions than the other regular taxis. Additionally Cerato also has a wheelbase that is more thread length and a wider wheel so that the car becomes more spacious cabin. ”
Another plus is that owned by the Cerato is the engine capacity of 1,591 cc DOHC CVVT powerful and fuel-efficient, and the presence of power steering and tilt steering are able to add comfort while driving. As for the transmission itself is using a compact sedan with a 6-speed manual.
The facilities provided by Transcab for new cars is still the same as the previous generation. It means that taxi passengers can still enjoy free cable TV broadcasting facility which is the first and only one in Indonesia. So, Transcab taxi passengers can watch local and foreign TV without additional charge. Other facilities are already equipped with a meter that receipt printer engine.
Teddy also said that this year will be done rejuvenation with as many as 100 units of Kia Cerato. But at first the new Cerato is available 50 units. At the press conference was also held the delivery unit to the driver and the Kia Cerato Kia Rio SF unit delivery to drivers and proprietary driver.