News

September 02, 2015

White 7 moves south with Guildford franchisee

Shropshire-based wedding car specialist White 7 Experiences has announced a first franchisee for its plan to offer national coverage. White 7 is now operating in Guildford, Surrey, after Paul Smart, who has over three decades experience in marketing and…
Sep 02, 2015 35

Nottingham operator plans massive EV growth

Nottingham’s largest private hire operator is aiming to establish the largest fleet of electric taxis in Britain within two years. A fleet of six Nissan Leaf electric taxis has…
Sep 02, 2015 104

Amber Cars becomes third major deal for Veezu

One of the north’s leading private hire firms has been taken over by ambitious Welsh group Veezu. Leeds-based Amber Cars which has more than 750 drivers on its books, including…
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Sep 02, 2015 47

Fylde Executive moves to new Blackpool Airport HQ

Fylde Executive Cars has moved in to a new head office at Blackpool Airport, in a move that managing director John Coombs says will help the company grow. Fylde Executive has…

Features

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March 10, 2015

Professional Driver is launching ProDriver Live, an exclusive business event exclusively tailored to the private hire and chauffeur industry.

At this special two-day event to be held on September 14-15, 2015, you’ll be able to: DRIVE the latest new cars with the right specification for the professional driverCOMPARE competing cars back-to-back – including all the latest, hottest new modelsTALK to…
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Preview – 2014 Mercedes-Benz V-Class

A day trip to Stuttgart, and it’s deja vu time. I’ve been here before, just seven months ago, for a very similar purpose. The venue is Mercedes-Benz’s Sindelfingen technical…
Mar 21, 2013 4272

Inside story: the next-generation Mercedes-Benz S-class

Mercedes is taking no chances. Cameras and mobile phones are checked in at the desk, and we’re ushered into a darkened room, deep within Mercedes’ advanced technical centre near…
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Geneva Show

Supercars and city cars may have grabbed the headlines at the Geneva Motor Show – but there was plenty of interest for the chauffeuring and private hire market - across the full…

Road Tests

August 15, 2015

First Drive - Audi Q7 3.0 TDI quattro S line 272PS tiptronic

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. Now, the second-generation car is here, and it represents…
Jul 03, 2015 382

First Drive - Skoda Superb SE Business 2.0 TDI 150

Skoda set a benchmark for the upper-medium sector with its previous Superb when it was launched in 2009. Cleverly adapting the China-market long-wheelbase VW Passat platform…
May 21, 2015 480

Ford Mondeo Titanium Estate 2.0TDCI Powershift Auto

It’s all change in the large, volume-brand saloon sector this year. We’ve had a new VW Passat, facelifts for Peugeot 508 and Mazda 6, and new Skoda Superb and Toyota Avensis are…
Apr 21, 2015 929

Road Test - Volkswagen Passat SE Business 2.0TDI 150PS DSG

The Passat has been a real mainstay of the Volkswagen range for more than 40 years – it pre-dates both Golf and Polo. VW has sold more than 22 million worldwide, including 442,000…

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