Wednesday, June 28, 2017

E-News On The Go | 06.27.17

INDUSTRY NEWS

Forest River Announces Acquisition of Battisti Customs

Forest River‚ a manufacturer of recreational vehicles, pontoon boats‚ cargo trailers‚ and buses‚ is pleased to announce ... READ MORE

Prevost Awarded Large Greyhound Contract

Prevost received the largest contract in their history when they recently entered into a contract with Greyhound Lines to deliver ... READ MORE

Commonwealth Named “Best Car Service” for Seventh Time

Commonwealth Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation is pleased to announce that they have been awarded “Best Car Service” ... READ MORE

CTN Global Is Established in Atlanta

Industry veteran Fred Rich is pleased to announce the launch of CTN Global Chauffeured Transportation‚ a full-service luxury ... READ MORE

Caleche USA Adds New Sprinter Model and Team Members

Caleche USA has announced they are launching their new Mercedes Benz Sprinter SkyLite model‚ which aims to ... READ MORE

Lindsey Limousine Named “Best Limousine Company”

In the past six months‚ Lindsey Limousine has received high honors from two local publications. First‚ in January ... READ MORE

Key Transportation Named Miami’s “Best Limo Service”

Key Transportation Service has been named “Best Limo Service” in the 2017 Best of Miami issue of the Miami New Times ... READ MORE

ASSOCIATION UPDATES

NLA’s Day on the Hill Heads to Washington‚ D.C.

In an auspiciously timed event‚ the National Limousine Association (NLA) and more than 60 industry representatives ... READ MORE

VLA Meeting Sees a Packed House

Sonny Merryman Bus Sales hosted the June 15 meeting of the Virginia Limousine Association (VLA). More than 40 members ... READ MORE

NELA Serves Up Annual Chauffeur Appreciation Day

New England Livery Association’s (NELA’s) 17th annual Chauffeur Appreciation Day was once again hosted at the ... READ MORE

ON THE WIRE

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns After Months of Crisis

Travis Kalanick has resigned as the chief executive of Uber‚ the ride-hailing startup he co-founded and turned into a global tech giant ... READ MORE

Lyft’s Goal: Gain From Uber’s Stumbles Without Gloating

As Uber Technologies Inc. was grappling with leadership turmoil that ultimately led to its chief executive’s resignation ... READ MORE

Uber Can’t Be Fixed‚ It’s Time for Regulators to Shut It Down

From many passengers’ perspective‚ Uber is a godsend‚ lower fares than taxis‚ clean vehicles‚ courteous drivers‚ easy electronic payments ... READ MORE

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O.

At a Chicago hotel on Tuesday‚ two venture capitalists presented Mr. Kalanick with a list of demands‚ including his resignation by the end of the day ... READ MORE

Uber Chief Allegedly Knew About Engineer’s Google Info

Travis Kalanick has had a rough couple of weeks. After an independent review and list of recommendations regarding Uber’s ... READ MORE

Will Uber End as the “Enron of the Transportation Industry”?

Strike four for Uber: Even with Kalanick’s departure‚ they may still end as the “Enron of the transportation industry” ... READ MORE

No Uber: Here’s What Experts Think Would Happen Next

Uber is reeling. Allegations about its treatment of women have hurt its brand among investors‚ riders and engineers ... READ MORE

Insurance for Ridesharing in NY Will Cost Thousands

Many of you are counting down the days until you can use ridesharing in Upstate New York‚ but there might be a problem ... READ MORE

NY State Labor Judge Finds Uber “an Employer”

In a big win for driver advocates that could have cascading effects for Uber in New York State ... READ MORE

Whose Fault Is an Autonomous Vehicle Crash?

Scholars and experts in the field tend to have two general assumptions: Widespread use of self-driving cars will mean fewer collisions ... READ MORE