New chauffeur firm to employ injured ex-servicemen

A chauffeur company dedicated to giving ex-servicemen further opportunities when leaving the force, has been launched in London this week. Capstar will provide employment for up to a hundred ex-servicemen including those with life changing injuries. It’s working alongside major charities such as Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion to find staff and help some of the thousands of soldiers have either been made redundant or have...

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When can Chauffeur spill the beans? Chauffeur confidentiality discussed
Oct31

When can Chauffeur spill the beans? Chauffeur confidentiality discussed

In the wake of the death of Jimmy Saville’s former driver, we’re asking when does a chauffeur break the confidentiality rule when something doesn’t appear to be right? The main role of a chauffeur is to respect the privacy of the customer, but when you discover a client could be breaking the law – what do you do? The news this week told of Dave Smith, the ex-BBC chauffeur arrested as part of the Savile inquiry and found...

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Range Rover announces stunning new long-wheelbase model
Oct30

Range Rover announces stunning new long-wheelbase model

There’s a new kid on the block and it’s one that’s likely to take on its direct competitors head-to-head. Jaguar Land Rover has announced this week that UK Chauffeurs can now order the stunning new Range Rover in long-wheelbase form – great news for companies wanting to move clients what ever the weather. The first Range Rover long wheelbase in 20 years, Jaguar Land Rover is hoping the new model will cater for a growing group of...

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Audi makes A8 range even more competitive for chauffeurs
Oct24

Audi makes A8 range even more competitive for chauffeurs

A superb range of improvements have been revealed for the Audi A8 which include more economical engines, state-of-the-art LED headlamps and some subtle exterior updates. Due to arrive in the UK in early 2014, Audi hopes the changes will encourage more chauffeurs to choose the A8 as increased MPG figures and lower CO2’s make it even more competitive. See our film below from the international launch of the...

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Range Rover Hybrid Completes Silk Trail 2013 to Mumbai
Oct14

Range Rover Hybrid Completes Silk Trail 2013 to Mumbai

Three Range Rover Diesel Hybrid prototypes have completed the ultimate engineering sign-off test by traversing 13 countries over 53 days from Solihull to Mumbai, India. It is the world’s first ever hybrid expedition along the Silk Trail and one of the boldest driving adventures ever pursued by Land Rover. Hostile conditions on the route included asphalt roads riddled with vast and deep potholes, dusty desert trails in 43°C heat and...

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Chauffeur car manufacturers report record sales
Oct11

Chauffeur car manufacturers report record sales

All of the major manufacturers of chauffeur vehicles are this week celebrating record sales across the board, according to numbers released by the SMMT. Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Audi and Volvo have all revealed high figures for September and the year to date, showing the E-Class, Jaguar, A8 and 5-Series to be more popular than ever. Last month was the best on record in Mercedes-Benz history, which was mirrored by Audi...

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