At a limo conference in Atlantic City last fall, a couple of entrepreneurs announced the ground transport platform to compete with Uber. Seconds later, a black car exec whispered, "We're building one, too." This week it was déjà vu as The Company Dime looked into announcements about two other similar initiatives. Evidence of a third turned up, then a fourth.

Shouldn't the car service industry get its act together and focus on one system? Maybe not.

"It would be great if a highly fragmented industry like ours could come together and work to . . .

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