Driven Worldwide celebrates 500% increase with A to B service
Oct22

Driven Worldwide celebrates 500% increase with A to B service

Not many chauffeur firms can boast a 500% increase in business in the past nine months, but it’s something London-based Driven Worldwide can certainly do. Editor Paul Gibson met up with Mike Bell, Chief Executive of Driven Worldwide, to experience the company’s service and find out the reason behind the accolade. “I’m not going to lie, but I was a tiny bit disappointed when I received a text message to notify...

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S-Class Hybrids – Electric Dreams, or Not?
Oct01

S-Class Hybrids – Electric Dreams, or Not?

A chauffeur is a businessman, and any sensible businessman does what is best for his company and profitability, which means using a vehicle that minimises costs like road tax and fuel. And for those who ply their trade in Central London, avoiding the London Congestion Charge. TheChauffeur.com reporter, Dr Ian Kuah investigates if the Mercedes-Benz Hybrid range of S-Class models are suitable for the chauffeur business... As full...

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Mercedes V-Class Confirmed for London Industry Trade Event
Sep18

Mercedes V-Class Confirmed for London Industry Trade Event

It has just been announced Mercedes-Benz is to exhibit the new V-Class model at the industries leading trade event next week (23 September 2014). Making its industry debut, the V-Class, which replaces the Viano range, was revealed to the world in April this year bringing with it stunning new looks and increased levels of luxury. The Licensed Private Hire Car Association Roadshow is to be one of the first places in the UK to have the...

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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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