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Industry News

Don’t Miss Out on Our Limited $239 Room Block for the CD Show!

We could not be any more pumped up for the upcoming Chauffeur Driven show in Boston, held October 13-16 at the Westin Boston Waterfront ... READ MORE

Intercar Adds Four Prevost H3-45s to Fleet

Bus charter service Intercar recently added four new 2019 H3-45 coaches to expand its services, bringing the total number of coaches in ... READ MORE

Ohio and Texas Charters Choose Van Hool Coaches

ABC Companies announced that motorcoach company Pioneer Trails of Millersburg, Ohio, has taken delivery of a new Van Hool CX45 in late Spring ... READ MORE

Nonprofit Names Vargas Businesswoman of the Year

Nancy Vargas of DH2 Chauffeured Transportation received the Businesswoman of the Year award from Queen's Centers for Progress during the ... READ MORE

Tampa’s Olympus Limo Adds Three 2019 Livery Edition MCI J4500s

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is continuing its growth in the high-end limousine market with the delivery of three all-new Livery Edition MCI J4500s ... READ MORE

RoadStallion Expands Luxury Services in Five New Markets

Luxury chauffeured group transportation provider RoadStallion recently announced its expansion into five new markets: Nashville, Chicago, Los Angeles ... READ MORE

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Association Updates

PRLA Hosts Summer Meeting at Waterfront Venue

The Philadelphia Regional Limousine Association (PRLA) welcomed close to 50 members and guests at its summer meeting on July 10 for ... READ MORE

GCLA Members to Receive Mercedes-Benz Rebate

As of July 1, all members of the Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) will now benefit from the Mercedes-Benz Members Discount Program, ... READ MORE

Pa. Bus Association Hires New ED

Chairman of the Pennsylvania Bus Association (PBA) John Bailey recently named Patricia Cowley as the new Executive Director of the Association ... READ MORE

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On The Wire

Calif. Preps to Classify TNC Drivers as Employees

Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees ... READ MORE

TNCs Try to Blunt Court Ruling That Drivers Are Employees

It was clear almost from the first that the California Supreme Court, in a ruling in April 2018, threw the business models of Uber and Lyft companies ... READ MORE

Dropping Off Passengers Vexes Self-Driving Cars

I was using a ridesharing service last month in Detroit to get to a restaurant after having spoken at a conference on autonomous vehicles. ... READ MORE

Connecting Lyft or Uber With Public Transit Could Bring Data Risks

Uber, Lyft and transportation agencies across the U.S. are encouraging customers to combine ride-hailing with public transit, ultimately ... READ MORE

Developing Ford-VW Alliance Unique: Coopetition

Ford, Volkswagen, and the self-driving-tech startup ArgoAI produced a flurry of news on Friday ... READ MORE

Uber Price Hikes Become Focal Point in Driver Tiff With Lyft

Uber Technologies Inc. is raising the price for some of its rides in an effort to incentivize drivers to pick up fares ... READ MORE

Automakers Wildly Overpromised on Self-Driving Cars—What Now?

Tech execs and auto company leaders are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the future of AVs—and they are far less sanguine about ... READ MORE

Fire Destroys Sheffield Village Limousine Garage

The Sheffield Village Fire Department responded July 10 to a fire that destroyed a limousine garage ... READ MORE

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