It’s undoubtedly the benchmark car for executive chauffeur work, but the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has recently found itself under threat.
It’s showtime! All the gen from Geneva.
Volvo’s advertising rather grandly bills the arrival of its new XC90 SUV as “a new beginning” for the company. And they have a point. Five years after Ford sold the Swedish automaker to China’s Geely, Volvo has released the first car it can truly claim to be a product of this new era. Even the Volvo grille badge has been given a makeover to highlight the change.
The launch of the new Ford Mondeo has been a long and rather tortuous one. Initially shown at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the car didn’t go on sale until this year after Ford decided to close a plant and shift all production to Valencia in Spain.
Hard to believe that the Ford Galaxy has been around for almost 20 years. And in that time, over two distinctive generations, the big Ford seven-seater has established itself as one of the most significant private hire cars on the market.
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We’ve booked the room, chosen the menu and we’re putting together the table plan for the party of the year. Yes, it’s almost time for the best social event in the private hire and chauffeur industry – the Professional Driver QSi Awards. And there’s still time to make sure you don’t miss out.
Audi’s original Q7 represented a lot of car for the money when it came out in 2007 – but for all its virtues, it never felt quite right. Too bulky, too obviously made with the American market in mind.