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The History of Chauffeur Services in the UK


The history of chauffeurs goes back for centuries, and many people don’t realise that modern chauffeur services have their roots in horse-driven carriages. Cornelia Cars share the history of Chauffeurs in the UK with readers here. The term ‘chauffeur’ was coined in 1896 and came from the French word for ‘stoker’. Stokers were individuals who used coal (to heat a…