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Industry News

ABC Companies Hosts Open House Event at Service & Parts Center

ABC Companies’ recently opened service and parts center hosted over 100 guests‚ including local and national tour‚ charter‚ and shuttle operators ... READ MORE

Carey International Launches Carey Limousine Franchise in Madrid

Carey International‚ the provider of innovative chauffeured service solutions‚ customer-centric travel technology ... READ MORE

Prevost Opens New U.S. Service Center in Florida

Prevost‚ a member of Volvo Group‚ is very proud to announce the opening of its new service center in Orlando ... READ MORE

No Merger for Olympus and Signature

The planned merger between Olympus Limo and Signature Transportation Group that was announced in September is no longer moving forward ... READ MORE

Deem Partners With Avis India

Deem‚ a mobile and cloud software technology provider‚ today announced a partnership with Avis India ... READ MORE

Electric Buses Could Be Heading to Northwest Florida

Sunshine Shuttle and Limousine has announced plans to bring alternative energy multi-passenger vehicles to NW Florida ... READ MORE


Association Updates

TLPA Hosts Convention of the Century

Last month’s 100th Annual Convention & Trade Show of the Taxicab‚ Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) offered a jam-packed schedule ... READ MORE

BCAC Welcomes New President

The Black Car Assistance Corporation (BCAC) began a new chapter in leadership‚ as Diana Clemente of Big Apple Car recently assumed ... READ MORE

GOLA Focuses on Members‚ Community

The Greater Orlando Limousine Association (GOLA) has been hard at work both for its association members and the community it serves ... READ MORE

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On The Wire

Uber Fined After Ignoring Drunk Driving Complaints

The California Public Utilities Commission fined Uber $750‚000 for failing to follow a “zero tolerance” policy on investigating and suspending drivers ... READ MORE

Should a Self-Driving Car Kill Its Passengers?

Would you ride in a car that could kill you to save a thinner person's life? No‚ it isn’t a new method for tackling obesity ... READ MORE

Uber Driver Charged With Raping Passenger

A Boston Uber driver allegedly raped an intoxicated woman after he picked her up from her birthday party early Tuesday morning ... READ MORE

Uber Ban on Broadcasting in Place During Phoenix Incident

The ride-hailing company Uber instituted a new guideline prohibiting drivers from broadcasting passengers’ images amid privacy concerns ... READ MORE

Bugs on Wheels: The New Gen of Autonomous Cars

The new generation of connected cars — especially autonomous vehicles — will be a boom market for satellite, says the satellite industry ... READ MORE

Uber’s Board Grapples With Ties to Saudi Arabia

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi was one of the first to pull out of Saudi Arabia’s Future Investment conference in October ... READ MORE

Mom of Teen Who Died ‘Car Surfing’ Slams Uber

Ryan Mullen, the 15-year Long Island‚ New York, teen who died after he fell off the top of his Uber while “surfing” on it last week‚ was not the adult ... READ MORE

Lyft Refused to Give Cops Name of Driver Accused of Misconduct

They are giving their drivers a Lyft — above the law. The ride-share giant refused to give the NYPD the name of a Big Apple hack ... READ MORE

Autonomous Cars Will Succeed‚ But When?

The automotive industry is spending fortunes developing autonomous vehicles with no payback in sight ... READ MORE

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