Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Hundreds of cars lined up to drive at Company Car in Action

Manufacturers have been confirming their final model line-up for Company Car in Action as they prepare to bring hundreds of vehicles to the UK’s biggest drive and decide event.

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MINI customers enjoy ride and drive day at Millbrook

On Saturday 19 October, customers of MINI dealerships in Northampton and Oxford had an exclusive opportunity to experience the latest Countryman and Paceman models in an “adventure” on Millbrook’s world renowned tracks.

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Millbrook updates visual identity

To coincide with the announcement of the acquisition of Millbrook by Rutland Partners, the organisation has unveiled the progression of Millbrook’s brand image through a completely new website and enhanced logo.

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Acquisition of Millbrook

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce that on 1 October 2013 it exchanged contracts with General Motors (“GM”) for the acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground Limited (“Millbrook”) for an undisclosed amount with additional funds being made available for the development of new facilities.

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Free EV charging at Millbrook

EV driving visitors to the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2013 event will again be offered free recharging while they browse the show, thanks to APT Controls and the Source East Network which operates across the East of England.

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Millbrook 'Outdoor Lab'

Engineers at Millbrook Proving Ground, one of Europe’s leading locations for testing and developing every type of land vehicle, from motorcycles and passenger cars to heavy commercial, military and agricultural vehicles, will be showcasing their PEMS (Portable Emissions Measurement System) capability at LCV2013.

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Defence showcase at Millbrook

Defence and industry representatives involved in the land equipment sector gathered at Millbrook Proving Ground last week (19th & 20th June) to showcase innovative and efficient solutions for the support, upkeep and development of land equipment and capabilities that will feature in the Army 2020 structure.

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Millbrook Military Challenge

On Tuesday 18th June, more than 180 people will tackle the Millbrook Proving Ground’s second running of the Millbrook Alpine DVD (M.A.D) challenge, a gruelling 5k Alpine and off-road race, to again raise money for Help for Heroes.

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