Two major fleet players order first 300 Infiniti Q50s
Apr25

Two major fleet players order first 300 Infiniti Q50s

Two major fleet buyers will each be ordering 150 of Infiniti’s recently announced Q50’s with the aim of giving it a new edge. “We are the biggest buyer of BMW’s and other prestige vehicles”, said the Managing Director of one fleet buyer, “But our customers want something new and inspired that is driver-friendly, energy-efficient and built to very high standards”. These latest deliveries compliment existing Infiniti fleet purchases and...

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2013 Skoda Superb gets chauffeur treatment
Apr12

2013 Skoda Superb gets chauffeur treatment

Skoda has announced a fresh new facelift of the popular Superb model which now gets a feature not seen in many other chauffeur cars. To be revealed next week (19th April), the manufacturers flagship model features a new interior and advanced technology throughout, as well as a completely new front and rear design. For the first time, rear passengers will be able to move the front passenger seat forward electronically – a feature...

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Ford hopes to spark chauffeur interest with concept Tourneo
Feb22

Ford hopes to spark chauffeur interest with concept Tourneo

Ford is hoping its latest concept vehicle will appeal to the chauffeur and private hire sector when it is shown in Geneva next month. The dynamic Ford Tourneo Custom Concept promises a new level of energy and style and marks the beginning of a completely new range of people movers, with commercial vehicles to follow. The Tourneo Custom Concept showcases a dramatic new look that will appeal to customers seeking style, functionality and...

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Galaxy underlines starring role on chauffeur fleet

Europe’s largest private hire firm, Addison Lee, has taken delivery of the first of the 1,200 Ford Galaxy Multi Purpose Vehicles which will join its fleet this year. It is the largest single-year order that Addison Lee has ever placed with Ford. By November the firm’s 2500-strong minicab fleet will be 100 per cent Ford. The Galaxy models – all diesel, all automatic and, appropriately for Ford, all black – will be delivered at the rate...

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Skoda launches 1.6 Superb engine

Škoda has announced the introduction of a 1.6 TDI CR 105bhp engine to its multi-award winning Superb range. The engine offers improved driveability, fuel consumption and CO2 over the 1.9 TDI PD unit which it replaces.  Combined mpg has been improved by an impressive 6.9mpg for the Hatch, and 5.6mpg for the Estate while emissions have been reduced by a remarkable 19g/km and 20g/km respectively. With prices starting at just £17,480 the...

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