Author: Tim Slater

Driving a Taxi for a Living FAQ

If you have a passion for cars then you’ve probably consider a career that involves driving at some point. Driving a taxi is an extremely common type of driving job but in order to drive a taxi for a living there are certain steps you have to take. Below are some FAQ to get you started What’s the first step? The first step to becoming a taxi driver is getting the right licence. The type of licence you need will depend on whether you want to drive a public or private hire taxi. The requirements...

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Becoming a Black Cab Driver

If you’ve ever thought about becoming a black cab driver then below is a guide to help you get started. Getting a licence The first step you’ll need to take in order to become a black cab driver is to obtain the correct licence. Since black cabs are public hire vehicles, meaning they can pick up fares from the street, you’ll need to apply for a public hire taxi driver’s licence. The requirements for a public hire licence will vary depending on the council you’re applying to. Typically you’ll need to meet a number of...

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Starting a Motor Trade Business

If you’ve ever thought about starting a business in the motor trade then the guide below should help you figure out what you’ll need to do to get started. Essentials A good knowledge of your industry – In order to make your motor trade business a success, it’s vital that you have a good knowledge of your industry. You should be aware of things like who your main competitors are, as well as having a very clear idea of how you’ll bring in business.  The right skills – You’ll also need to have the right skills...

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The Latest Renault News From Across the Web

Below are some of the main stories related to Renault from across the internet – Oliver Rowland takes step closer to F1 dream The Mail reports on how Oliver Rowland is progressing in his dream to drive Formula One as he is set to drive a Renault F1 car at at the Assen circuit this August. This term he has been racing in Formula Two but he’s now ready to take the next step forward. Click the link above for the full story. Renault strengthens presence in Chinese market This piece by FT, explains how Renault...

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Renault Zoe vs Nissan Leaf

The Renault Zoe has enjoyed incredible success and is the best selling electric vehicle in Europe. The most obvious competitor to the Zoe is the Nissan Leaf, with both vehicles being of a similar size and price range. Although the Leaf isn’t as popular as the Zoe, Nissan’s excellent reputation means that for many people in the UK who are considering an electric car, it’s a toss up between the two. Below is a full comparison of the two vehicles. Price The entry-level version of the Renault Zoe is  £18,455. That figure jumps to £20,545 for...

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