Archive for September, 2011

Out with the New York Limo. In with the Limousine Luxury in a Longer Leaf?

September 17, 2011

Companies are starting to build limos out of any type of cars lately. Stretch a Corvette? Maximize a Mini? Super size a SUV? You got it.

But, stretching a Nissan Leaf? Apparently, it can happen.

Imperial Coach Builders of Springfield, Mo., will begin making Leaf conversions this month with an eye toward supplying zero-emission limos to green-conscious fleet customers.

Stretch Leaf Limos are Hitting the Market

The Leaf had to be torn apart to figure out where it could be cut in half without interfering with the battery structure. The company is working with Liberty Electric Cars, an electric-vehicle conversion firm in the United Kingdom, to help with this.

Until then, a standard New York limo, or party bus will still be the special transportation for your special occasion.

Read the full article on CNet.com.

Move Over New York Limo: Welcome a Super Limo in Britain?

September 13, 2011

Limousines are common in New York. But, a super limo?

British based car manufacturer, Eterniti, is due to reveal the world’s first super SUV Limo at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The limo style vehicle will be hand made in London, with production on the vehicle due to begin early next year.

The body of the new super limo will be based on the Porsche Cayenne, although it will be a practical alternative to the traditional limousine we are used to seeing. The model will offer the option to be both a self drive and chauffeur vehicle.

The Eterniti Hemera SUV Limo

Will New York welcome a super limo in the feature? Only time will tell, but in the mean time, the New York limousines that we know will continue proving special transportation for special moments.

Read the full story about the super SUV Limo in CarsForStars.

A No Child Left Behind Act for Pink-Slipped Parents – NYC Limos Next?

September 1, 2011

Even though the economy isn’t the greatest, why can’t kids travel to school in style?

Can limos be transformed into charter schools?

One limo driver thinks so, and took his limo services to another level by providing a safe, comfortable, one-room schoolhouse and learning environment – on wheels.

Can NYC Limos be Turned into Mobile Classrooms?

The learning circle, or the back seat, holds a class of six. HD video screens are used for lectures on film, science, calculus and foreign languages.

Students are exposed to real-world situations, even if they’re only driving by them.

Can NYC limos be turned into mobile classrooms? Only time will tell.

Read the full story in Reuters.com.