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October 01, 2015

Official mpg figures overstate car fuel economy by 37%, says Professional Driver

- Comparison of 75 cars tested in real-world conditions by Professional Driver magazine reveals that no cars match the manufacturers’ quoted combined mpg figures - Hybrids overstate fuel economy figures more than diesels, survey finds - CO2 emissions also…
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Sep 23, 2015 378

Chauffeurline boss disqualified after illegal licence swap

Graham Pender, owner of Edinburgh-based Chauffeurline (UK) Ltd, has been disqualified from operating passenger vehicles or acting as a transport manager for three years after it…
Sep 22, 2015 106

GMB calls for ULEZ delay in wake of VW emissions scandal

The GMB Union has called for a delay in implementing the proposed London Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in the wake of the emerging scandal surrounding Volkswagen diesel…
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Sep 22, 2015 155

The all-new BMW 7 Series. All you need to know

Be one of the first to have a closer look at the all-new BMW 7 Series. Explore some never-seen-before features. Watch the video here.


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October 01, 2015

The ProDriver 100 – the definitive private hire and taxi league table

- Professional Driver reveals exclusive survey into UK private hire and taxi sector- The definitive league table of the UK’s private hire, taxi and chauffeur operators- Leading operators account for 15% of total UK cab fleet – nearly 40,000 cars- Largest…
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Sep 22, 2015 72

Don’t miss out on the social event of the year – the Professional Driver QSi Awards

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…
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Mar 10, 2015 857

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…
Nov 08, 2013 13017

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…

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 535

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 642

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 1115

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…

Professional Driver Circulation

Our circulation profile reflects the profile of the profession. Professional Driver magazine is read by both large company executives and the owner driver operators, within both public and private sectors. Having a predominantly controlled circulation means we have more detailed data about our readers and their job functions than any other magazine in this sector. Our reader criteria of only named individuals within companies, ensures a relevant, targeted circulation for our advertisers. 

Our reputation for informed editorial attracts a broad section of readers across the profession. The mix of news, products and detailed analysis insures our readers are kept up-to-date throughout the year.

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