TfL announces results of illegal operator crackdown

Transport for London (TfL) has announced some results of its first five evenings of ‘Operation Neon’, a high visibility, multi-agency operation to clamp down and disrupt illegal activity by minicab and taxis. A total of 331 private hire drivers have been reported for failing to comply with regulations. Eight drivers have been reported for plying for hire offences, plus 30 drivers for parking on taxi ranks, and 73 tickets have been...

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Could new Audi Q7 be class leader in chauffeur sector?
May18

Could new Audi Q7 be class leader in chauffeur sector?

“Build it and they will come!” Paraphrasing the famous saying from the 1989 movie, Field of Dreams, is not an inaccurate way of describing Audi’s sales success with the first generation Q7. Between 2006 and this year, they have sold over half a million copies of their first ever full-size SUV. TheChauffeur.com reporter Dr. Ian Kuah is one of the first journalists to get behind the wheel of the all-new Q7. He writes; First impressions...

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Paddington bound clients get luxury eco chauffeurs
May07

Paddington bound clients get luxury eco chauffeurs

First Great Western has teamed up with a chauffeur driven electric car provider eConnect cars to offer Paddington bound customers a luxury, green, travel connection. Passengers will now be able to pre-book their electric car transport to and from the station while purchasing their train tickets and take advantage of being passenger in one of the company’s top-of-the-range Nissan Leaf Tekna or Tesla Model S, both vehicles are...

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Addison Lee buys Cyclone VIP Cars and Couriers

Addison Lee, Europe’s largest premium car service has announced the acquisition of Cyclone VIP Cars & Couriers – a leading executive car and courier service based in Camden, London. With a large fleet of superior vehicles, ranging from luxury cars to top-quality couriers, the purchase of Cyclone further bolsters Addison Lee’s full-service offering across the Capital and strengthens its strong position in the London private-hire...

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Little’s Chauffeur Drive Gives Green Light to Hybrid Fleet
Apr29

Little’s Chauffeur Drive Gives Green Light to Hybrid Fleet

Chauffeur drive company, Little’s, has given the green light to hybrid technology with the addition of five new luxurious eco-friendly Lexus vehicles. The investment is one of the most significant in recent times for the family-run firm and is part of Little’s commitment to creating an environmentally sustainable business. Combining the latest green technology with Little’s immaculately presented burgundy livery, while also being...

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The ultimate chauffeur guide to working with Middle Eastern clients.

With Saudi nationals spending over £78m per year in London alone, it’s no wonder that visitors from the Middle East are an integral part of London life and a regular source of income for many chauffeurs in and around the capital. Andy Dubberley has compiled this comprehensive guide on what you should know if you’re going to be working for Middle Eastern clients here in the UK, and what attributes they look for in their drivers....

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