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Tristar To Expand Presence in the U.S.

Posted on August 16, 2006 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

NEW YORK CITY — The largest chauffeured car company in the United Kingdom has expanded into the U.S. with the aim of becoming a major U.S. business ground transportation provider. Tristar Worldwide, which operates more than 450 vehicles in London and Manchester, began service in New York at the beginning of this year. Through a network of affiliates, Tristar now has service in all the major markets in the U.S. and Canada. The company soon plans to have its own fleets in key U.S. markets — the New York market being the primary goal, although there are a few others in its crosshairs, said Mike Fogarty, Tristar's CEO of U.S. operations.

Tristar plans for a fully operational national platform and New York fleet presence by the beginning of next year, Fogarty said. The U.S. call center is headquartered in Beverly, Mass., and the company also has set a sales office in Jersey City, N.J., and a new national sales director for the U.S.

Source: Business Travel News

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