BusCon Expo To Draw Big Limo Names

BusCon Expo To Draw Big Limo Names
BusCon is a great place to talk to many motorcoach vendors who support the industry. INDIANAPOLIS — If you haven’t considered attending BusCon 2017, held at the Indiana Convention Center Sept. 19-21, you may want to rethink it — especially if you’re an operator looking for some good motorcoach advice...
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2018 Cadillac CT6 To Come With Full-On Auto Pilot

2018 Cadillac CT6 To Come With Full-On Auto Pilot
Photo: Cadillac “Leave the driving to us.” That’s been Greyhound bus line’s on-again-off-again tagline since 1956, only now it could aptly be applied to an infinitely more upscale mode of transportation: the Cadillac CT6. GM’s much ballyhooed “Super Cruise” will go on sale in the fall of 2017 as a...
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5 Important Facts About The Genesis G90

5 Important Facts About The Genesis G90
The new Genesis brand, launched by Hyundai as a way of capturing the premium dollars lurking outside its more value-focused showrooms, has been making waves on the luxury market for almost a year now. Slash Gear article here Original link
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Lincoln Continental Returns With 'Quiet Luxury'

Lincoln Continental Returns With 'Quiet Luxury'
If you ever wondered whatever happened to the Lincoln Continental, you're not alone. For many years, it was the flagship for a luxury-car company that moved global dignitaries and U.S. presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to John F. Kennedy, even on that fateful day (a Continental codenamed SS-100-X by...
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Brown Coach Named IMG's Operator Of The Year

Brown Coach Named IMG's Operator Of The Year
The International Motorcoach Group (IMG) named Brown Coach of Amsterdam, N.Y., as it’s 2017 “Operator of the Year” at their Strategic Alliance and Marketing Meeting’s awards banquet sponsored by Prevost and held at its Nashville, Tenn., service center. The award was proudly accepted by Stephen Brown, vice president of...
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Is This Hummer Stretch Really Used?

Is This Hummer Stretch Really Used?
WHITESTONE, N.Y. — It's hard to find a new vehicle that looks as immaculate as this used 2008 Hummer H2 SUV stretch limo. At $147,000 and 57,131 miles, this massive one-of-a-kind partymobile is available on limoforsale.com . SPECS, PHOTOS & SELLER INFO HERE The limousine has wrap around seating for...
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Chosen Payments Prompts Multi-State Fraud Investigation

Chosen Payments Prompts Multi-State Fraud Investigation
Wikimedia Commons photo Chosen Payments, was recently contacted by a limo operator in New Jersey who recently incurred combined losses of about $4,200 in repeated occurrences of fraud perpetrated against them. On March 8, Chosen Payments was contacted by Deanna Gulino, owner of Gem Limousine Worldwide to report...
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Hawaii Operator Lets Reviews Speak For Themselves

Hawaii Operator Lets Reviews Speak For Themselves
L to R: Father and son duo Chris and Bart Mulvilhill are always ready to greet clients with a smile. (R) Nothing says luxury like a brand new BMW. Customer service: Bart Mulvihill, general manager of Christopher Luxury Sedan Service , in Lahaina on the Hawaiian island of...
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Most Americans Fear Riding In A Driverless Car

Most Americans Fear Riding In A Driverless Car
(Photo from Volvo) ORLANDO, Fla. -– A new report from AAA reveals most U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle, but they fear the fully self-driving car. Despite the prospect that driverless cars will be safer, more efficient and more convenient than their human-driven counterparts, three-quarters of U.S....
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Young Limo Entrepreneur Makes His Mark On The Industry

Young Limo Entrepreneur Makes His Mark On The Industry
Moe Ahmed, owner of MA Limousine & Transportation Worldwide NEWARK, Calif. — At 18 most people are starting their first year of college with a dream that one day they’ll work a job they don’t hate. When Moe Ahmed, owner of MA Limousine & Transportation Worldwide , was that age...
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Four Killed, More Than 30 Hurt After Train Hits Charter Bus

Four Killed, More Than 30 Hurt After Train Hits Charter Bus
"It's a terrible, chaotic scene," Police Chief John Miller said. "We're not sure about the bus itself, why it was stopped, if it was having engine problems or what." NBC News article here Original link
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Continental Helps Boost Lincoln Vehicle Sales 8.8%

Continental Helps Boost Lincoln Vehicle Sales 8.8%
Lincoln Motor Company delivered sales totaling 8,744 units in February, an 8.8% year-over-year increase from sales of 8,039 units in February 2016. Lincoln’s February sales were ostensibly flush with its performance in January, which kicked off 2017 with the brand’s best beginning-of-year performance since 2007. Lincoln car sales were...
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Virginia Beach Uber Driver Charged With Raping Passenger

Virginia Beach Uber Driver Charged With Raping Passenger
Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department Sewanou Bisile Yoro, 34, of Norfolk was arrested March 6 on charges of abduction, rape, and aggravated sexual assault. He is being held without bond in the city jail. The Virginian-Pilot article here Original link
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UMA Expo 2017 Reveals Future Of Motorcoach Industry

UMA Expo 2017 Reveals Future Of Motorcoach Industry
(Photo from Metro Magazine) New innovations on the show floor, engaging keynote addresses, and a new technology track and driver’s competition were just some of the highlights of this year’s UMA Expo , which was held in St. Louis the last week of February. METRO Magazine article here Original link...
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Most Consumers Say TNCs Should Ride By The Rules

Most Consumers Say TNCs Should Ride By The Rules
NEW YORK --- Consumers want TNCs to abide by the same rules and regulations as the limousine and taxi industries, according to survey results released March 7, 2017, by the National Limousine Association (NLA ). The Harris Poll survey of 2,186 U.S. adults age 18 and older — commissioned...
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Get Your Trade Show Game On

Get Your Trade Show Game On
Why Are You Going? First, never show up at a trade show without a plan to get maximum return on your time and money. You are not only investing in yourself, but everyone you employ. Before you can begin to build your strategy, you must first decide why you...
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How To Beat Networking Anxiety

How To Beat Networking Anxiety
This will only be my second International LCT Show, but I’ve already learned a lot about this industry over the course of just one year. One thing that sticks out is how approachable and helpful most operators are. Now, I’m not a shy person (how can you be a journalist...
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Operator Wants To Be On Demand Around The World

Operator Wants To Be On Demand Around The World
Page 1 of 2 When London-based operator Reza Choudhury first saw the potential of Uber and Lyft in 2010, he was inspired. The regular attendee of LCT trade shows set out to evaluate the on-demand technology potential in the chauffeured market and any related concepts. “I wanted to see how...
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Good Reasons Why You Must Make Contacts Worldwide

Good Reasons Why You Must Make Contacts Worldwide
Page 1 of 2 One of the reasons operators are willing to travel great distances to attend the International LCT Show is a special networking session that gets some of the biggest buzz and the most traffic. The NLA International Meet & Greet, to be held Monday, March 13 from...
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Lexani Motorcars Introduces Armored Fortress On Wheels

Lexani Motorcars Introduces Armored Fortress On Wheels
The Ambassador, a custom B6 armored Mercedes Sprinter van, features a stunning makeover that includes handcrafted Italian leather seats, videoconferencing capabilities, a modern kitchenette, a jump seat for security personnel, multiple magnetically suspended inductive charging iPads, a hidden espresso machine, coat rack, luxury lavatory, marble floors, and naturally, a...
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