UK Chauffeurs to miss out on most luxurious Volvo ever made
Apr15

UK Chauffeurs to miss out on most luxurious Volvo ever made

Volvo is to unveil an elegant and refined four-seat version of its recently launched XC90 at the Shanghai International Automobile Show – but these will not been heading to the UK according to the manufacturer. The XC90 ‘Excellence’ is based on Volvo’s all new XC90 sports utility vehicle – it has just four seats compared to the original’s seven, creating an enormous amount of additional space for rear seat...

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Chauffeurs get sneak peek of forthcoming Mercedes-Benz V-Class
Apr14

Chauffeurs get sneak peek of forthcoming Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Chauffeurs in the south-east got a glimpse of one of the first Mercedes-Benz V-Class in the country today (14th April 2015). Lookers Mercedes-Benz of Gatwick held an exclusive event at its dealership for the chauffeur industry, so they can discover the newest people carrier on the block, which is to replace the Viano. Models will start arriving in the country later this year, but Editor Paul Gibson managed to sneak five minutes behind...

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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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Transport for London applies to High Court for declaration on taximeters

Transport for London (TfL), which regulates and licenses the taxi and private hire trades in the Capital in the interests of passengers, submitted its application on Wednesday 25 March to the High Court for a declaration on taximeters. This follows confirmation that the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) has invited the Magistrates’ Court to withdraw their summonses for breach of the private hire taximeter prohibition. The...

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Best ever Range Rover gives chauffeur clients increased luxury and comfort
Mar31

Best ever Range Rover gives chauffeur clients increased luxury and comfort

Land Rover will unveil the Range Rover SVAutobiography at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, adding even more luxury, design sophistication and performance to an enhanced line-up. Built at Special Vehicle Operations’ (SVO) Technical Centre in the UK, SVAutobiography features unique exterior design enhancements, an exclusive premium leather interior with unique trim finishes and the option of a whopping 5.0-litre V8...

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