Chauffeur firm becomes first to get qualified NVQ Assessors
Jun27

Chauffeur firm becomes first to get qualified NVQ Assessors

A first for a chauffeur company: Two staff members of prestigious business, Club Class group (Club Class Chauffeurs and Club Class Insurance), have been awarded Training Assessment Quality Assurance certificates from Sussex Down College. Kevin Francis, 52 and Kevin Bulman, 53, both of whom have worked for Club Class for more than 10 years, are now qualified to assess those wishing to achieve an NVQ level 2 in Road Passenger Transport....

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E-Class Hybrid covers 1,223 miles on one tank of fuel
Jun27

E-Class Hybrid covers 1,223 miles on one tank of fuel

A standard, British-registered Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID has driven from Africa to the UK non-stop on one tank of fuel. British journalist Andrew Frankel was behind the adventure. Averaging 73.6 mpg (3.1 l/100 km), the journey took him from Tangier in Northern Africa to the UK, visiting two continents, four countries and three time zones in a total time of 27 hours on the road which he shared with a relief driver – arriving...

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eConnect Cars take 14 silent Nissan Leaf’s to Chauffeur clients
Jun13

eConnect Cars take 14 silent Nissan Leaf’s to Chauffeur clients

eConnect Cars, one of only a few all-electric chauffeuring services operating in London, has taken delivery of seven Nissan LEAFs, with a further 14 to be delivered during 2014.  Based in the heart of Canary Wharf, eConnect Cars is helping revolutionise the London taxi scene, providing 100% electric vehicles to business clientele with every journey having zero tailpipe emissions. Using top of the range, Nissan LEAFs to provide a...

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Triple win for Tristar Worldwide in BRAKE Awards

Tristar Worldwid has won the Eco Fleet Award at this year’s BRAKE Fleet Safety Awards, as well as being highly commended for both the Company Driver Safety Award and Road Risk Manager of the Year. The Eco Fleet Award recognises the organisation that has done the most to improve safety and the environment by introducing green initiatives, such as innovative travel plans, scheduling, greener fuel and vehicles, and fuel efficient...

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Diesel Maserati responsible for major sales increase

Maserati sales figures in May show yet another confident month in the UK with 113 new registrations – a 223% increase year on year compared to May 2013 figures. Total Maserati sales in Great Britain for the year so far amount to 430 units, representing a significant increase of 209% over 2013 figures. In first place is Maserati’s homeland, Italy, where total sales this year have increased by 632% compared to this time last year – the...

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London Black Car Service Launched with Discreet Vehicles
May30

London Black Car Service Launched with Discreet Vehicles

Transdev has announced the launch of ‘Black Car Service’ operating a fleet of 150 Black Volkswagen CCs aimed at businesses looking for a discreet, unbranded service. Mike Tobin, Managing Director of Trandsev’s London private hire operations says, “We’re launching Black Car Service in direct response to requests from our customers, and the market in general. Businesses wanted a professional, unbranded service to complement...

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