BVRLA Government Affairs Manager, Paul Thompson shares his thoughts post-election about what could happen under the new government regarding Brexit and road transport decarbonisation in the coming months.
The BVRLA Position Papers outline the association’s views, objectives and engagement activity relating to key policy areas affecting the industry.
On Thursday 12 December voters across the UK will have an opportunity to have their say once again on who represents them. The BVRLA and its members can use this time to ensure candidates and the next government appreciate the key issues facing the fleet sector. The association has produced this campaign page to help members navigate the election.
The BVRLA Fleet Sustainability Credentials show that the rental and leasing sectors are already leading the transition to cleaner transport, with 100% of the car rental fleet and 96% of leased cars being Clean Air Zone (CAZ) compliant. These compliance figures are well ahead of the average for all UK cars, where only 62% meet CAZ emission requirements.
The BVRLA is leading a campaign to secure clarity from the Government on the future of the Plug-In Car and Van Grants, urging that any end to these grants should be gradual, taking a phased approach in order to allow the market and manufacturers to respond.
The BVRLA has written to Chancellor Sajid Javid asking him to prioritise fleets within his autumn 2019 Budget statement.
On Wednesday 4th September 2019 Chancellor Sajid Javid makes a Spending Round statement to Parliament setting out departmental budgets for 2020-21.
Peter Harris, Director of Sustainability, Europe at UPS investigates the ‘last mile’ and asks how we can make urban logistics sustainable in the modern world.
Martin Brown, managing director of the Fleet Alliance Group and newly appointed BVRLA board member from the Leasing Broker Committee, explains the importance of leasing in driving the move to greener road transport.
Following on from his recent presentation at the BVRLA’s inaugural Leasing Broker Conference, James Davis, Customer Insight and Strategy Director for Commercial Vehicles at Cox Automotive poses the £100 billion question about EV vans