Monday, March 18, 2019

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Industry News

ABC Companies Delivers Coaches, Names SVP Financial Services

ABC Companies is pleased to announce that Echo/AFC Transportation‚ a privately held ground transportation company in Texas ... READ MORE

Jeff Brodsly Named to ETA’s Forty Under 40

The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) selected Chosen Payments President & CEO Jeff Brodsly for their 2019 Forty Under 40 class ... READ MORE

2020 Ford Transit Offers Improved Features and Technology

Ford has announced improvements to its best-selling Transit family with smart new technology‚ advanced driver-assist features and enhanced capability ... READ MORE

Johnson Adds Limousine Connection to Resume

As of March 1‚ familiar industry face Mary Johnson is now part of the Limousine Connection‚ bringing her affiliate management acumen ... READ MORE


Association Updates

NLA Announces New Bill of Rights‚ Duty of Care

The National Limousine Association (NLA) recently published revisions to the organization's Duty of Care and passenger Bill of Rights ... READ MORE

WLA Convenes for In-Person Meeting

The Wisconsin Limousine Association (WLA) met up in Madison March 6 for its first face-to-face meeting since 2016 ... READ MORE

LBTOUNY Lobbies Against Proposed Limo Ban

On February 25, members of Limousine, Bus and Taxi of Upstate New York (LBTOUNY) met with NY Assemblyman William Magnarelli ... READ MORE

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On The Wire

Why TNCs Are Going Public Without Having Profits

Lyft filed paperwork to become a public company last week‚ with a valuation of $15 billion. But the ride-sharing company is still deeply unprofitable ... READ MORE

N.J. High School Bans Limos and Luxury Cars From Prom

Prom season has kicked-off for millions of high school seniors across the nation‚ which typically means weeks of agonizing over dress choices ... READ MORE

Ride-sharing Drivers Testify for Wage Protection

Several pieces of legislation dealing with raising the minimum wage was the focus of a public hearing today ... READ MORE

Curbside Space for Uber and Lyft? It’s Coming to Boston

Uber and Lyft are flooding the streets of cities across the country — including in Boston‚ where a ride started every single second in 2017‚ on average ... READ MORE

Uber Not Liable in Self-Driving Car Death

An Arizona prosecutor has determined that Uber is not criminally liable in the death of a Tempe woman who was struck by a self-driving test car last year ... READ MORE

Lyft Driver Jailed for Allegedly Stealing From 82-Year-Old

A 37-year-old San Mateo man is behind bars this week after he was arrested nearly a year after he allegedly fraudulently used the debit and credit cards ... READ MORE

Executives Struggle With Pace of Tech‚ Seek Outsourcing Guidance

Logistics‚ supply chain and transportation are undergoing a sea change. As highlighted in earlier installments of this series ... READ MORE

Debunking the Myths of Driverless Cars

The Department for Transport claimed it wants to see fully autonomous cars tested on UK roads by 2021. Astonishingly‚ this expectation was set out ... READ MORE

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