The chauffeur market is a diverse business with local taxi companies running a few used cars to high end chauffeur services looking after captains of industry, celebrities and VIP’s.
At Horizon Vehicle Leasing we have a wealth of experience in dealing with a wide range of chauffeur businesses from firms running a number of cars to single chauffeurs dealing with high end clients or chauffeuring for just one person.
We have spent many years working for Mercedes-Benz and have built up a number of very good contacts in the industry for all makes and models.We aim to give honest and straight forward advice to the chauffeur market and have a range of finance sources where we can place business.
Please call us to discuss your requirements and we will endeavour to do our very best to help you to find your next chauffeur vehicle.
Three new S Class cars going to their new owners.
For private hire vehicles, there are several milestones which will ensure that all vehicles granted a private hire licence for the first time after 1 January 2023 will be zero emission capable, regardless of age:
In advance of the ULEZ requirements, and to clean up the private hire fleet, all private hire vehicles licensed for the first time between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2019 must feature a Euro 6 petrol or diesel engine, or a Euro 4 petrol-hybrid engine
From 1 January 2020 all new private hire vehicles - defined as those under 18 months old - licensed for the first time will have to be zero emission capable
Older private hire vehicles - those over 18 months old - will need to feature a Euro 6 engine when licensed for the first time between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2022. They will also need to be zero emission capable from 2023