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August 2010 Issue

Big Bus Econ 101: How To Make It Work

Martin Romjue

As the chauffeured transportation industry tipped into a full-blown recession in May 2008, North Carolina operator H.A. Thompson got ahead of the down curve.

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Are You Getting The Most Out Of Each Vehicle?
Vehicles| August 5, 2010

Are You Getting The Most Out Of Each Vehicle?

Whether an operator runs four vehicles or 400, knowing how to get the most out of a fleet determines its profitability.

Biodiesel Will Surpass CNG
Vehicles| August 5, 2010

Biodiesel Will Surpass CNG

Major fuel producers nationwide, such as BP and Citgo, and smaller, newer biofuel pioneers, such as Los Angeles-based OriginOil, are pursuing large-scale algae projects.
Greener Coach Travel Gets Traction
Technology| August 5, 2010

Greener Coach Travel Gets Traction

While motorcoach operators already offer customers a greener travel alternative with high passenger volume, the future holds even more promise for promoting coaches as an eco-friendly option.

Vehicles| August 5, 2010

Expert Bus Tips

A few rules to follow when operating a motorcoach fleet from operator H.A. Thompson.
Handling Vehicle Catastrophes
Vehicles| August 5, 2010

Handling Vehicle Catastrophes

What is involved in the claim adjusting process? Who does the work? How much work is there?
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Carries Limo Appeal
Vehicles| August 4, 2010

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Carries Limo Appeal

Daimler Vans USA has launched its fourth new Sprinter model - the Shuttle Van, a 16-passenger fuel-efficient vehicle well suited to limousine services, rental car companies, residential care providers, and community shuttles.
In-House Mechanic Useful After Hours
Vehicles| August 4, 2010

In-House Mechanic Useful After Hours

Late one Sunday evening, chauffeur Joel Sanchez of my company, Limousine Scene in Bakersfield, Calif., was descending the treacherous Grapevine Highway from its 5,000 foot summit. Loaded with 16 teenagers returning from a day at an amusement park, Sanchez had no idea how difficult the evening was about to get.
Hiring a Mechanic Can Reduce Expenses
Vehicles| August 3, 2010

Hiring a Mechanic Can Reduce Expenses

Dealerships also offer the same wholesale prices and free delivery to fleet owners as they do to local repair shops. Whether you do the work or hire a part-time mechanic for a nominal hourly wage, the savings to be realized can be a lot.

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