Diesel powered Maserati gives chauffeurs new option
Apr17

Diesel powered Maserati gives chauffeurs new option

It’s a bold statement for a manufacturer to say it has an S-Class, A8 and 7-Series competitor – but Maserati has stated just that with the launch of its Quattroporte diesel. It’s not the first time we’ve heard such a statement, as Porsche’s Panamera diesel certainly wants to tap into the XJ/BMW 7-Series market, so how likely is it UK chauffeurs would choose this latest offering from the Italian car maker...

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Range Rover chauffeurs warned of rising thefts

Chauffeurs operating Range Rovers in London are being warned to take extra caution following a rise in thefts of the popular 4×4. TRACKER, the UK’s leading provider of stolen vehicle recovery solutions has issued the warning after the sharp rise in vehicle thefts over recent weeks. It has described the thefts as a ‘co-ordinated approach.’ Adrian Davenport, Police Liaison Officer for TRACKER, explains, “Owning a Range...

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Bentley reveals Mulsanne Hybrid Concept for Beijing Show
Apr10

Bentley reveals Mulsanne Hybrid Concept for Beijing Show

Bentley has revealed details of its ‘efficient future’ with the Bentley Hybrid Concept which is to be displayed at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition later this month. The first use of the Hybrid plug-in system will feature in the forthcoming Bentley SUV in 2017 according to the manufacturer. However, for now, a flagship Mulsanne will be used to show visitors to the show how Hybrid technology can be used in...

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Transport for London consults with chauffeurs on use of mobile hire apps

Transport for London has begun a consultation with the chauffeur and private hire industry over the use mobile hire apps, stating they ‘offer tremendous potential benefits for customers’. Members of the trade are being invited to voice their opinions on how they think regulatory framework should be applied to mobile app systems to help them comply fully with TfL legislations, and ensure there is a level playing field for all...

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First Drive: Can Mercedes V-Class repeat global success of Viano?
Apr09

First Drive: Can Mercedes V-Class repeat global success of Viano?

TheChauffeur.com report, Dr. Ian Kuah gets behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-Benz V-Class to find out if it lives up to the standards Viano chauffeurs are used to… From the moment you climb on board, the new V-Class feels premium and special, the leather-covered dashboard and state-of-the art controls striking a clear relationship with the new C and S-Class. The electrically activated sliding doors on both sides are a big...

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Can Range Rover Long Wheelbase compete with top sellers?
Apr04

Can Range Rover Long Wheelbase compete with top sellers?

The perfect chauffeur car consists of a number if vital factors, and there are only a handful of cars within the chauffeur market that tick all the boxes. Comfort, rear legroom, boot space, economy, safety and desirability are some of the major factors we look at when reviewing a chauffeur vehicle for this site, and over the last ten years, we’ve only given the thumbs up to a small amount of them. Late last year, Jaguar Land...

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