Hybrid Range Rover long-wheelbase announced for China.
Apr29

Hybrid Range Rover long-wheelbase announced for China.

Land Rover has further progressed the development of its acclaimed Range Rover with the global debut of the Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase at the Beijing motor show. Together with the Range Rover Sport Hybrid, it will be the first diesel hybrid model from any manufacturer to be offered in China. China is recognised by Land Rover as a potentially strong market for its new premium hybrids, whilst the long wheelbase design is...

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Tristar Worldwide to get largest Mercedes-Benz fleet in UK

Tristar Worldwide is set to become the largest private hire operator of Mercedes-Benz in the UK in a move which sees it replace its current mixed fleet with all Mercedes-Benz by the end of the year. The soon-to-be 450-strong Mercedes-Benz fleet will consist of a mix of E Class, S Class, Viano’s and luxury Sprinter mini coaches. In keeping with Tristar’s focus on safety and comfort the vehicles will feature lane tracking and collision...

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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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