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E-News On The Go | 05.16.17

INDUSTRY NEWS

Volvo’s New 2018 S90 Sedan Is Now Available

The latest model of Volvo’s flagship sedan‚ with an array of luxury interiors‚ is now available with 40.5 inches of rear legroom and a special … READ MORE

Saccoccio Named Director of Operations and Global Affiliate Relations

Commonwealth Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation has named Tami Saccoccio as director of operations and global affiliate relations … READ MORE

Destination MCO Bolsters Management Team

Destination MCO recently announced the addition of four managers to its existing team of 25 office staff‚ including Controller Bill Gompel … READ MORE

Prevost Cooling Package Electrifies the Future

Prevost recently introduced the only electric cooling package for a powertrain of up to 500 horsepower. The new system takes into account … READ MORE

AUTOsist Launches Fleet Maintenance and Record-Keeping App

AUTOsist‚ a new record-keeping app for operators and fleet managers‚ has recently been launched. Designed as a simple way to keep track … READ MORE

Creative Bus Sales Joins List of Gold Sponsors of CD Executive Retreat

Creative Bus Sales recently joined the roster of Gold Sponsors for this year’s Chauffeur Driven Executive Retreat to be held in San Francisco … READ MORE

Advantage Funding Names New Chief Operating Officer

Advantage Funding‚ a financing provider to small and mid-size businesses in the U.S.‚ has named Joseph Deriu as the company’s new COO … READ MORE

EmpireCLS Welcomes Back Seth Marcus

EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services announced the company has welcomed back ground transportation and enterprise software veteran … READ MORE

Jet Limousines Welcomes Kelly Alderete

Kelly Alderete has recently been hired as the affiliate & business development manager of Jet Limousines. Alderete is a 14-year veteran … READ MORE

ABC Names New Senior Vice President of Sales

ABC Companies recently announced the appointment of Bryan O’Connell to the position of senior vice president Sales for ABC’s western region … READ MORE

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ASSOCIATION UPDATES

UMA Names Stacy Tetschner President/CEO

The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) is pleased to announce that Stacy Tetschner has been named its president and CEO … READ MORE

TLPA Spring Conference Addresses Timely Topics

Several hundred attendees gathered April 25-27 for the Taxicab‚ Limousine‚ & Paratransit’s (TLPA’s) Spring Conference & Expo in Palm Springs … READ MORE

LANJ Breaks Records at 15th Annual Auction

The Limousine Association of New Jersey held their 15th annual fundraiser meeting and auction at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Wednesday … READ MORE

Cans For a Cause Has CFLA Filling a Limo

When the Central Florida Livery Association (CFLA) met up May 9, it had a special item on the agenda: Fill up a limousine with nonperishables for … READ MORE

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ON THE WIRE

Uber Ramps Up Into Trucking

Uber hired the team behind a Chicago transportation brokerage last fall as part of an effort to break into the long-haul trucking industry … READ MORE

E.U. Court: ‛Uber Basically a Taxi‚ Not Tech Company’

When it comes to challenging entrenched taxi companies‚ few have a bigger reputation than Uber. The ride-hailing company has  … READ MORE

Major NYC Crime Ring Used Fake Uber Drivers to Hide Drug Deals

Federal and local authorities worked together to bust a major drug ring that used fake Uber vehicles to deliver drugs to dozens of people … READ MORE

Uber Facing Possible Shutdown of Self-Driving Programs

A U.S. judge on Wednesday said he had not seen clear evidence that Uber Technologies Inc had conspired with an engineer on its self driving car … READ MORE

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Doesn’t Seem To Know Autonomous Cars

Here’s Elaine Chao‚ the new U.S. Transportation Secretary who is concerned about the comfort level citizens have toward autonomous cars … READ MORE

What Did Uber Know‚ and When?

In a fiery courtroom showdown with major implications for the self-driving car industry‚ Waymo leveled scathing accusations against rival Uber … READ MORE

McDonald’s and Uber Just Made a Game Changing Announcement

Believe it or not‚ business is booming at McDonald's. The fast-food chain is currently riding a wave of success founded on several prosperous … READ MORE

 

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