Big buses may not be for everyone, but for those operators willing to put in the work, coaches can lead the way to more group clients and higher profits.
PURR-FECT SHAPES? No one can argue that the chauffeured transportation industry is better off with more vehilce models to choose from, than at any other time in the history of the industry. In the corporate sedan market, where we once had Lincoln-Cadillac-Mercedes-Benz, we now have Lincoln-Cadillac-Chrysler-Mercedes-Benz- Toyota-BMW.
But if you look closely at most vehicles, they all look slightly adjusted from the same template. The zeal for safety and conformity has generated an unintended side effect. This recent article in The Weekly Standard magazine makes the point:
"The cumulative effect of all these changes is a wedge shape, seen from the side, from the low nose swooping upward toward a high tail — the startled stance of a cat with its rump in the air. And what about the view from the rear? With only so many ways for stylists to efficiently “separate” moving air from that high trunk lid, thus reducing drag, there is scarcely any difference in design resolution today from one car to another."
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The luxury model was loaded with comforts and tech although it could never match its predecessors in size during the era of smaller sedans.
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The order books are open until the end of the month, with plans to build 150. The price has gone up to $116,465.
Operators also had the chance to test ride the latest J-Series models, which now includes the 45-foot J4500 and the smaller 35-foot J3500.
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