CIGI Reports Record First Quarter Financial Results

Coach Industries Group, Inc. (CIGI) which offers financial services, manufactures limousines and speciality vehicles to commercial fleet operators has announced record turnover figures for the first quarter of 2005. The company which is the holding company for Springfield Coach Builders, generated $58.1 million which relates to an increase of 1283% from the same period in 2004. This reflects the successful consolidation and...

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Dampers put on fire engine limo

A Strathclyde limousine hire company claims that charges brought against him for operating without a licence are ‘ridiculous’. Paul Gibson, 33 from The Crazy Fire Company believes that the police are trying to force his company off the road as he now faces a criminal charge for operating his business which supplies novelty limos for hire. Officers stopped one of the Crazy Fire Company engines while a group of kids were...

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Operator given green light to attempt Hummer COIF test

A Hummer H2 built by Coastal Coachworks could be the first H2 in the country to obtain a Certificate of Initial Fitness according to an East Sussex company which has been given the go-ahead to bring the vehicle up to standard. A Touch of Class Limousines in Eastbourne recently attended a hearing in the town where it was offered an Operators Licence to up to 16 passengers in the Hummer if a strict list of guidelines were met. If the...

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Long-wheelbase Chrysler 300C announced

Just when we thought the Chrysler 300 couldn’t get any better, along comes a long-wheel base project car which was unveiled at the Las Vegas Limo Show. This exciting, potential addition, to the industry’s hottest selling and most talked about new vehicle line is specifically targeted for those retail customers who desire greater interior room as well as for the professional driver in the chauffeuring business. Although the...

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The making of the Joker Hummer H2 Limousine

Just three  days before the Las Vegas limo show, I arrived in California to see the making of what was planned to be the star of the show. The pressure was on, and with ten men working on the limo, was it going to be ready on time? I knew that Moonlight Industries was no ordinary coachbuilders, following the ‘Super Crewzer’ F650 at last year’s Vegas show and the ‘Casino’ Hummer at the Atlantic City event....

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The vital questions for a new limo hire business

The limousine industry in the UK is growing quicker than we ever imagined, so it is easy to think that by starting a limousine hire business you will see the cash come rolling in… But have you thought of all the questions that could mean the success or failure of your new business? Paul Miles from LCW Limo answers a few issues that you may not have already thought about… What is the best limo to buy? In my opinion, the single most...

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