News Archive

(06/11/2018)

The Government has moved forward with the legislation required to change the HGV Levy next February. It will see many hauliers hit with the first increase since the levy was introduced in 2014.

(06/11/2018)

More than 250 people joined the BVRLA’s post-Budget webinar last week to digest its impact on the vehicle rental and leasing sector. 

(06/11/2018)

Motor manufacturers are warning that the Government’s decision to cut the Plug-in Car Grant has damaged the outlook for future sales, which look set to ‘lag behind government ambitions’.

(06/11/2018)

The BVRLA is urging the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to widen its market study into retail motor insurance pricing to include self-drive hire premiums.

(30/10/2018)

The BVRLA is delighted to announce that cap hpi, Locke Lord and Trak Global will be sponsoring this year’s Industry Outlook Conference taking place in Leicester on 6 December.

(30/10/2018)

The BVRLA has welcomed Derby City Council’s plans to apply new air quality traffic management measures instead of opting for a charging Clean Air Zone.

(30/10/2018)

Yesterday’s Budget included several transport-related announcements, which according to the Department for Transport, show support for investment in regional transport as a means of boosting UK productivity and economic growth. 

The DfT summarised the transport-related announcements:

(30/10/2018)

Industry leaders share their views on the Budget…

(29/10/2018)

The BVRLA has welcomed the government’s decision to conduct an urgent review into the impact of WLTP on Vehicle Excise Duty and company car tax, but has expressed bemusement at the Chancellor’s failure to use the Budget to bring forward the 2% company car tax rate to stimulate demand for EVs....

(23/10/2018)

A cross-party group of 42 Parliamentarians have today countersigned a letter from Neil Parish MP, calling upon the Chancellor to use this upcoming Budget to stimulate the uptake of electric vehicles.