Chauffeur vehicle rental firm adds stunning Tesla Model S to fleet
Sep12

Chauffeur vehicle rental firm adds stunning Tesla Model S to fleet

A chauffeur vehicle hire firm has continued developing its Eco car policy by investing in a state-of-the-art Tesla luxury vehicle. Chauffeur Rentals based in South Mimms is now offering the Tesla Model S for rental with the aim of appealing to chauffeurs and clients hoping to offset their carbon footprint. The heart of the recently launched Model S is its efficiently-packaged electric powertrain that delivers a powerful driving...

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150 Tristar Chauffeurs Pass NVQ driving qualification
Sep04

150 Tristar Chauffeurs Pass NVQ driving qualification

Over 150 of Tristar Worldwide chauffeurs have successfully passed the NVQ Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) Level 2 in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving.    The vocational qualification is based on observation of the chauffeurs going about their daily duties and requires them to demonstrate exceptional customer service, vehicle cleanliness and personal appearance.  It complements Tristar’s own extensive internal training and provides...

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Annual industry event is bigger and better for 2014

The annual industry conference for the chauffeur and private hire industries is returning to London this year, and according to the organisers – it’s going to be bigger and better than before. The Licensed Private Hire Car Association Road Show and Trade Event will be hosted once again at the popular Marriott Hotel at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday 23rd September 2014. Admission is free for industry members by pre-registering on...

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Volvo tackles fleet manager failings with co-pilot scheme for customers
Jul18

Volvo tackles fleet manager failings with co-pilot scheme for customers

Figures from the Department for Transport, more than a quarter of all road traffic accidents on British roads involve someone driving for work, and accidents involving business drivers cause 20 deaths and 200 serious injuries every week. Despite this, research shows just one in five firms operate a culture of driver safety best practice. A further 22% don’t even have a company driver policy, while a third of fleet managers admit to...

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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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The Chauffeur marks 100 years since first industry writings
Dec02

The Chauffeur marks 100 years since first industry writings

As TheChauffeur.com celebrates a decade of supplying the industry with vital news and features, 2014 also marks a hundred years since the original chauffeur magazine was stopped due to World War One. In issue one of The Chauffeur magazine in 2003, it was reported that between 1908 and 1914 a magazine was exclusively printed for the chauffeur of that period. It carried topics of interest relating to cars, legislation, social events and...

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