TheChauffeur.com confirms return of industry writer to editorial team

TheChauffeur.com is delighted to welcome back a writer and chauffeur to its editorial team to further develop the websites industry presence. Andy Dubberley, who also runs popular Facebook social networking group ‘Chauffeur Network UK’ is back on board after a long break to build his own chauffeur and security business. Andy, who regularly featured in The Chauffeur Magazine since its launch in 2003, will be writing on topical subjects...

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Flightlink celebrates 21 years with S-Class fleet addition
Apr08

Flightlink celebrates 21 years with S-Class fleet addition

Swindon based Flightlink is marking its 21st anniversary by introducing a £70,000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class to its 40 strong fleet. Launched in 1994, Flightlink’s management team has been under the guidance of managing director Mike McCartney since 2008. Despite the recent tough economic climate, the company has grown by 30% over the last two years – with three significant contract wins in the last two months alone. The latest...

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BMW X5 Plug-In technology likely to feature in 7-Series model
Mar27

BMW X5 Plug-In technology likely to feature in 7-Series model

BMW has recently released details of plug-in technology for its X5 model, the first announcement which hints towards the features chauffeurs could expect to see in the new 7-Series for 2016. Using the technology from the manufacturers i brand, the X5 Plug-in features zero emissions and boasts figures of around 90mpg with a CO2 of 77 g/km. Although nothing official has been announced, this model could contain many of the features...

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Stunning Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman brings new level of chauffeur transport
Mar12

Stunning Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman brings new level of chauffeur transport

The 50th birthday of the best-known Pullman saloon of them all, the Mercedes-Benz 600 has been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. The launch of the new Pullman. Mercedes-Maybach’s second model will assume the top-of-the-range position, with vis-à-vis seating in the passenger compartment and high-end automotive luxury that is traditionally associated with Maybach. Its length of 6.5 metres alone is a sign of the special status of...

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Officers make almost 100 arrests in 2014 illegal minicab campaign

A campaign aimed at eradicating illegal touting produced successful results last year by tailoring tactics to hotspot areas and using more public engagement and higher visibility according to Transport for London. Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), City of London Police (CoLP) and TfL’s Taxi and Private Hire Compliance Teams stepped up their activity to enforce The Safer Travel at Night (STaN) campaign which is designed to help raise...

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New Skoda Superb offers more space and luxury for chauffeurs
Mar06

New Skoda Superb offers more space and luxury for chauffeurs

‘The best Skoda yet’ has received its world premiere in Prague – the new Superb, popular with premium chauffeur and private hire companies has been overhauled to offer increased luxury levels and performance. Originally launched in 2001, more than 700,000 units have been sold globally with its acres of rear passenger legroom and acres of boot space being the main selling point for operators. Now, the new Superb boasts...

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