Alan Bailes of Jennings Ford and Christine Bell, Boro Taxis company secretary

Boro Taxis is embarking on a £2million programme of investment to update and renew its fleet of vehicles.

The business has already taken delivery of a number of Skoda Octavias and Ford Tourneos worth approximately £500,000, cementing its place as the largest private hire firm in Tees Valley.

Boro Taxis will receive the keys to the remaining vehicles, worth a total of £1.5m, before the end of the year.

Mohammed Bashir, owner of Boro Taxis, said: “Whilst this is an investment for our customers, to provide them with a comfortable and modern ride, it is also an investment for our drivers, providing them with new, more efficient vehicles.

“This programme of investment in our fleet demonstrates our confidence in the local market, and in the long term prosperity of Tees Valley as a whole.

“Boro Taxis has come a long way since we started with just three cars more than 30 years ago. Continued investment in vehicles and people is the key to our success, along with ensuring that our drivers are able to provide the very best in customer service.”

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NEWS RELEASE: ISSUED ON BEHALF OF BORO TAXIS

CONTACT: Joss Havakin on 01325 363436

Notes to Editors:

Boro Taxis was founded by Mohammed Bashir in 1982 with three cars.

Today the company has a fleet of more than 800 vehicles, provides employment for almost 900people in Tees Valley and handles more than 80,000 calls per week .All of Boro Taxis’ private hire drivers are licensed with the relevant Licensing Authorities undergo National Vocational Qualification 2 training in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving. 

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