BMW 5 Series Is More Luxury Than Sport

BMW 5 Series Is More Luxury Than Sport
In a former life, the 5 Series was the sports sedan, the car Audi and Mercedes-Benz engineers saw in their sleep. A perfect stew of tossable handling, smooth power, a full-size trunk, and room for the kiddies, it offered speed-thirsty parents salvation. Then came the sixth generation 5 Series...
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Continental Appeals To Luxury Buyers Of All Kinds

Continental Appeals To Luxury Buyers Of All Kinds
Lincoln doesn't skimp on features and materials at the low end, which speaks volumes to the Continental's potential relevance for luxury shoppers of all stripes. But the fact it can hold a candle — and a bright, shining one at that — to the reigning luxury flagships is most...
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2017 All-Star Contender: Cadillac CT6

2017 All-Star Contender: Cadillac CT6
The 2017 Cadillac CT6 3.0 TT badge may look like a data report or a misprint, but it’s not. This Caddy packs a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine under its chunky hood that cranks out 404 hp and delivers up to 400 lb-ft of torque. The CT6’s engine is mated...
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Hummer Stretch Brings The Party To Any Event

Hummer Stretch Brings The Party To Any Event
ASHBURN, Va. — Nothing says “celebration” quite like a limo. But anyone can rent a traditional stretch; if you want to be truly unique, it’s time to add a Hummer limousine to your fleet. This used 2009 H2 SUV stretch built by Royale for sale on limoforsale.com would be a...
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Uber Changes Course, Applies For CA Self-Driving Permit

Uber Changes Course, Applies For CA Self-Driving Permit
After refusing for months to get the necessary permit to test its autonomous vehicles on public roads, the ride-hailing company said March 2 it will now abide by California rules just like more than 20 other companies working on self-driving technology in the state, including Google, Tesla, Honda, BMW, and...
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Are You Ready For The Unexpected?

Are You Ready For The Unexpected?
The fiery stretch limousine seen around the world on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2017, will go down as one of the most shocking and painful images ever linked to the limousine industry. At LCT, visitor traffic to news coverage on our website and Facebook page spiked to record levels. We...
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Forget TNCs And Focus On The Millennial Mindset

Forget TNCs And Focus On The Millennial Mindset
“It turns out young people love cars and would rather own one than rely on ride-sharing services from the likes of Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc.” This is how a recent article titled “Ride-Sharing Millennials Found to Crave Car Ownership After All” by Bloomberg writer David Welch begins. Fancy...
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5 Ways To Sell Into The Luxury Travel Market

5 Ways To Sell Into The Luxury Travel Market
The very nature of the luxury market is changing, as an influx of new travelers from all walks of life seek luxury experiences — and head to travel professionals to provide them, says a new report from Amadeus. Here are five things to keep in mind when selling to...
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Pre-Show Golf Tourney To Raise Funds For Industry Charity

Pre-Show Golf Tourney To Raise Funds For Industry Charity
Las Vegas is one of the best places for golf, especially before an International LCT Show (photo from Dan Perry via Flickr.com CC license here ) LAS VEGAS, Nev. --- International LCT Show attendees will get a chance to enjoy some desert sunshine and a day of golf before...
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Mastering Bus Service And Making More Money At It

Mastering Bus Service And Making More Money At It
A Prevost X3-45 motorcoach (LCT photo courtesy Prevost) LAS VEGAS, Nev. --- Two bus sessions desgined to help limo operators better understand motorcoach service while find more revenue with it will be held during the International LCT Show March 13-15. Both sessons are sponsored by the American Bus Association ....
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New Jersey Operator Ties Success To Simplicity

New Jersey Operator Ties Success To Simplicity
Sam Emam (right) with his father and company owner Adam Emam (left) KENILWORTH, N.J. — When you work in a competitive industry where everyone sells the same service (in this case, chauffeured transportation), you have to stand out. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to spend a lot of...
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Virginia Bill Will Allow TNCs To Run Wild

Virginia Bill Will Allow TNCs To Run Wild
VLA President Paul Walsh is trying to rally opposition to a bill repealing TNC plate Identification. Virginia Limousine Association (VLA) President Paul Walsh is astounded something as simple as requiring transportation network companies (TNCs) to have license plate stickers that alert the public the vehicle is registered with...
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B4 Business Offers Prime Time Networking Session

B4 Business Offers Prime Time Networking Session
One of the most intimidating things about attending a trade show for the first time is the uncertainty of not knowing anyone. This networking session provides a format that not only allows attendees to meet new people, but also mixes small operators with fewer than 10 vehicles with larger operators...
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LGE Sprinter Is A Knight In Shining White Armor

LGE Sprinter Is A Knight In Shining White Armor
NORTH EAST, Penn. — It’s not typical to see a Sprinter in a color other than black, and that’s exactly why this one built by LGE Coachworks  could be a unique and profitable addition to your fleet, especially if you do a lot of wedding business. This new 2016 Mercedes-Benz...
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Police Release Video Of Limo Arson Suspects

Police Release Video Of Limo Arson Suspects
Screen capture from Metro Washington police department video via Fox 5 TV, Washington, D.C.  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- City police have released video of two suspects seen setting a fire to a limousine and damaging another vehicle in downtown Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day. The video shows one of the suspects...
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Operator Knows Respect Can Lead To Success

Operator Knows Respect Can Lead To Success
Carlos Garcia, owner of Carlos Transportation Service, stopped by the Bobit Business Media (parent company of LCT) headquarters in Torrance, Calif. to discuss his journey from employee to owner. Customer service: Carlos Garcia, owner of Carlos Transportation Service in Los Angeles, mostly caters to a corporate clientele. He...
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Doubling Down On Luxury Service

Doubling Down On Luxury Service
Summoning an Uber ride every time you add a shopping bag would get tiresome. ©iStock.com/ Tom Merton We’ve never lived in a time swaddled in so many luxury products, services, and places, yet where the term luxury risks losing its allure for being so imitated and commonplace. Take Uber, for...
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Lincoln Continental: A Luxurious, Fast Sedan

Lincoln Continental: A Luxurious, Fast Sedan
(Photo courtesy of Lincoln Limousine & Livery Vehicles) Lincoln has a brand new refreshed Continental, and this one is aimed squarely at the heart of the mid-sized luxury sedan market. The 2017 Lincoln Continental comes with a fine design, premium interior, and commendable performance. Auto World News article here Original...
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Cadillac Escala Concept To Appear At Oscars

Cadillac Escala Concept To Appear At Oscars
The Cadillac Escala concept vehicle at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show (file photo by Paul Clinton/ Automotive Fleet) Cadillac has a slightly different marketing strategy than the other GM brands. While Buick has already paid to run a new commercial during Super Bowl LI, Cadillac has purchased three ad...
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5 Things To Know About The Cadillac CT6 Hybrid

5 Things To Know About The Cadillac CT6 Hybrid
Cadillac CT6 (LCT file photo courtesy of Cadillac Professional Vehicles) The CT6 is Cadillac’s largest sedan, sized and equipped to challenge models like the Audi A8 and Lexus LS. But thanks to copious amounts of advanced engineering, it’s up to 1,000 pounds lighter than some of its competitors. Obviously, this...
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