The BVRLA News-in-brief helps to keep members informed of the latest developments and news stories from across the association, the sector and the wider industry.
Electric cars and vans will be cheaper to make than fossil-fuel vehicles in every light vehicle segment across Europe from 2027 at the latest, according to a new BloombergNEF study commissioned by Transport & Environment.
Her Majesty the Queen has outlined the Government's priorities in a speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, placing economic recovery and the environment at its heart.
Due to the changes to the Plug-in Grant introduced in March, members may have a small number of vehicles that the manufacturer claimed the grant for on behalf of the dealer and the vehicles are now ready for delivery.
The light commercial vehicle market recorded its busiest ever April as 30,440 new vans were registered, according to the latest figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
New guidance designed to prevent commercial vehicles, including vans, lorries, buses, coaches and even cranes, from being used as weapons in acts of terrorism has been published.
Eleanor Bruce joins the BVRLA as Policy & Public Affairs Advisor. Ellie will be responsible for assisting with policy development, monitoring the regulatory environment and supporting the association’s public affairs activities by engaging with MP’s, Select Committee’s and APPG’s.
The Mental Health Foundation has chosen ‘Nature’ as the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (10 – 16 May) with millions having turned to nature as a coping mechanism during the pandemic.
Throughout 2021, the BVRLA will gather experts from across membership to encourage discussion and debate by sharing their insights at Technical & Operational Management (TOM) and Residual Value & Remarketing (RVR) regular forums.
As the country shows signs of recovery, the focus on returning to normal business levels will now be a priority for many BVRLA members, and staff who work in sales roles will need to be fully supported.
Putting the spotlight on mobility solutions, tomorrow’s 60-minute Industry Outlook webinar will take place live at 9am.
Throughout 2021, understanding the remarketing process has never been more important to those involved in the procurement, asset risk management and remarketing of vehicles.
The Government has set out how vehicles fitted with Automated Lane Keeping System technology could legally be defined as self-driving if they receive GB type approval and there is no evidence to challenge the vehicle’s ability to self-drive.