News Archive

(24/07/2018)

Last week the Prime Minister announced that Government will introduce a new Environment Bill, the first in 25 years.

(24/07/2018)

Yesterday the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) announced that UK motor insurers have voted for MIB to handle and pay the claims from victims involved in a terrorist event where a vehicle is used to kill or injure.

(24/07/2018)

New legislation has come into force allowing holders of Category B driving licences to drive vehicles up to 4.25 tonnes if that vehicle is powered by an alternative fuel.

(24/07/2018)

The Government has now published guidance for businesses considering applying for a share of the new £400 million Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund.

(24/07/2018)

The BVRLA has responded to the government’s consultation on changes to Van Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) by calling for a focus on incentivising manufacturers to provide a greater number of affordable low emission vans.

(16/07/2018)

The activities of the vehicle rental and leasing industry contribute around £49bn per year to the UK economy, support over 465,000 jobs and generate £7.6bn in taxation annually.

(16/07/2018)

School’s out for summer and the BVRLA has issued a press release providing top tips for holidaymakers planning on renting a car during the holiday period. Rental members are encouraged to share.

(16/07/2018)

The BVRLA has expanded its e-learning offering to include a bespoke package for rental and commercial vehicle members. Since the launch of the e-Learning Platform last year, over 500 individuals across the leasing broker membership have subscribed to the system.

(16/07/2018)

The BVRLA has responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation on its ‘Modernising Consumer Markets’ Green Paper which seeks to improve how businesses treat their customers through increased fairness and transparency.

(16/07/2018)

The DVLA is planning major system upgrades over the summer that will result in some vehicle services not being available on Sundays between 15 July and 19 August from 6:00pm until 6:00am