Nissan taxi’s to be built in Coventry
Jan29

Nissan taxi’s to be built in Coventry

Nissan has revealed that Coventry-based ADV Manufacturing will be responsible for the final assembly of its new Taxi for London, due to hit the streets of the Capital later this year. It represents a joint investment with Nissan of £6 million to build a brand new, dedicated taxi manufacturing facility in Coventry. Andy Palmer, Chief Planning Officer and Executive Vice President of Nissan Motor Corporation, revealed the news as part of...

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More than 170 drivers arrested after cab touting crackdown

Over 170 arrests have been made for cab related offences during two crackdowns as part of Operation Safer Travel at Night, a joint initiative by the Transport for London funded Metropolitan Police Service’s Safer Transport Command (STC) and City of London Police (CoLP). 

 The arrests were the result of continued targeted enforcement against un-booked minicabs (also known as touts or illegal cabs) and other cab-related offences across...

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Tristar expands roadshow and events team
Jan24

Tristar expands roadshow and events team

One of the world’s leading chauffeur service providers – Tristar Worldwide – has expanded its roadshow and events team by appointing Lee Rozario as Roadshow & Events Co-ordinator. Lee joins Tristar Worldwide from Carey’s Worldwide Chauffeur Services where he worked for over seven years. His responsibilities will include working directly with existing clients to service and develop their business, whilst looking at new...

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Chauffeur firm to bring training to industry
Jan24

Chauffeur firm to bring training to industry

A company which has been trading within the chauffeur industry for almost a decade has begun the new year with a fresh name, look and an increased range of services. Formally Rachel Bowen Associates (pictured), Veho Solutions Ltd was officially unveiled this week at a prestigious event in Surrey. CEO Rachel Rice who founded the business in 2005 spoke about the new range of services Veho Solutions is planning to offer. In a smart,...

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Jaguar improves ride and comfort for XJL clients
Jan23

Jaguar improves ride and comfort for XJL clients

It’s been four years now since the latest version of the XJ hit the market and with every update it’s becoming more appealing to the chauffeur industry. Already, hundreds of chauffeur firms around the UK rely on the British marque for their businesses, but the car has received criticism in the past for a number of areas which are vital for both drivers and clients. Late 2013, Jaguar announced improvements for the 2014 range which...

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Software specialists incorporate flight information system

OAG, the market leader in aviation intelligence has announced a licence agreement to provide scheduled flight data to Catalina Software which specialises in providing logistics solutions for worldwide Ground Transportation, Distribution and Logistics companies. UK-based Catalina Software offers logistics solutions to businesses ranging from chauffeur drive operations, warehousing to manufacturing involving limousines, LGVs, vans and...

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