Finance is the way forward for chauffeurs
Aug17

Finance is the way forward for chauffeurs

Justin Robertson talks to Mark Burgess from Broad Oak Asset Finance regarding the various finance options available for the transport industry… Burgess explained that the options are wide and can seem at first seem very complex. However, it is vital that the limousine industry takes the time to understand all the options and make the right decision for their businesses. The most common form of finance is straight forward hire...

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Rolls-Royce Phantom is limited in black
Aug16

Rolls-Royce Phantom is limited in black

Rolls-Royce has hand built 25 bespoke cars called Phantom Black which are aimed at demonstrating the best in Rolls-Royce design, engineering, craftsmanship and emphasise the Phantom’s impressive performance and dynamic character — and the bad news is that they are all sold! High lustre metallic Diamond Black paint is used on the body, complemented by twin silver coach lines. 21-inch alloy wheels come fitted with high performance...

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Chauffeur industry showing true colours in first survey.
Aug16

Chauffeur industry showing true colours in first survey.

Some interesting results have been revealed following the recent launch of the first survey into the chauffeuring and limousine industry. The survey which was first given out at the Royal Ascot event has been distributed to thousands of chauffeurs and limousine operators and the result have certainly raised a few eyebrows. Questions such as the way you operate, the vehicles you use and other topics like insurance, cleaning and views...

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New TucTuc service could put passengers at risk
Aug16

New TucTuc service could put passengers at risk

A taxi service, said the be the first of its kind in the UK is starting in Brighton using Asian tuc-tucs — three-wheeled vehicles. The vehicles are environmentally friendly, running on compressed natural gas with super-low emissions, however, Taxiwise would like to see a minimum safety standard set. A new tuc-tuc service introduced in Brighton and due to be rolled out in cities across the UK could be putting passengers at risk. That’s...

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Doctor Limo answers your questions.
Aug15

Doctor Limo answers your questions.

Doctor Limo has now opened the surgery for all your problems, but please try and keep them limousine orientated! I own a Lincoln Town Car stretch limousine on a V-Plate. The car runs fine but I find it hard to change the gears as the gear lever is a bit stiff. Would you know the areas that might need lubrication to resolve this problem? Please help! All of the Lincoln Town Cars of this era use a similar design of shift cable, that...

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A helping hand for new limo businesses
Aug12

A helping hand for new limo businesses

So you’re thinking of starting a limousine company? So many people start out with the impression that all you need to do is buy a limousine, park it on your drive and the neighbours will knock and make you an instant millionaire. If only that was true! In reality, you have more chance of the neighbours resenting your new venture than hiring your limo. Finance is often secured on the vehicle so unlike most new start-up businesses where...

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