Tag Archives: London

Amazon Starts Food Deliveries in London

Amazon said it would start delivering meals from restaurants direct to customers in some parts of London, the newest entrant to an increasingly competitive market which includes Just Eat, UberEats and Deliveroo. Amazon said in a statement on Wednesday that its “Amazon Restaurants” service would be available to subscribers of its Prime delivery scheme and that delivery would be free

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BMW’s Car Sharing Scheme Gaining Popularity Among Urban Drivers

DriveNow, the car sharing service from BMW and SIXT, has announced that it now has 20,000 members across London, in the latest sign that car clubs are gaining ground among urban drivers. The service, which lets users rent cars by the minute to pick up and drop off at designated parking spots across the city, launched in London in December

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Uber Lease Electric Vehicles to Drivers in the UK

Today, Uber is launching a new electric car service in the UK, in partnership with Nissan and China’s BYD, where it will offer leasing (not purchasing) options for fully-electric cars (BYD E6s and Nissan Leafs) to its drivers, as well as include those vehicles in the mix of cars that it offers to passengers for journeys. Uber is starting first with

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London City Iconic Back Cab to be Replaced by Chinese Hybrid-Electric

The iconic London TX4 taxi will finally meet its end in mid-2017 when it will be replaced by the brand new hybrid-electric TX5. In May, Geely has raised US$400 million through a ‘green’ bond issue to fund the development of the new hybrid-electric TX5 successor to the Black Cab. The London Taxi Company (LTC), the company that makes the TX4 and will make

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Rio Olympics: People Sharing News & Results on Social Media

Out of 81,000 consumer conversations, 46% involved people sharing news and results on Social Media. Commercial time during opening ceremony in Rio was down almost 19% from 2012 London Olympics. Viewership was down 35%. So much for all the complaining about commercial overload during the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics. Surprise: The number of advertisements was actually down from

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ROLLS-ROYCE London Partners with Luxury Hotels

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London has announced a partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Smythson of Bond Street to offer visitors to the capital access to a special luxury package. The HR Owen run dealership said Rolls-Royce London Suites Program will offer visitors a “stress-free and sophisticated stay in the city, combining perks worthy of royalty and the finest accommodation”.

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