Press Releases


The BVRLA has launched a campaign advising companies and consumers to ‘look for the logo’ when renting or leasing a car or commercial vehicle.


The Government is still failing to acknowledge the key role that the vehicle rental and leasing sector can play in driving uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).


With millions of Britons about to set off on their summer vacation the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is providing travellers with some advice on how to ensure a smooth car


The BVRLA has urged the Department for Transport to officially confirm that it will relax the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) requirements for rental and leasing staff.


With a fleet of around 2.8 million cars, vans and trucks and an informed customer base making rational business decisions, the vehicle rental and leasing sector represents a powerful ally in delivering the government’s transport and emissions targets.


The car and van sector of the vehicle rental and leasing industry contributes around £14bn per year to the UK economy and supports over 183,000 jobs, according to a new report.


Peter Cakebread is the new chairman of the BVRLA. He takes over from Hertz’s Neil Cunningham, who has stepped down after completing his two-year term.


Leasing and rental will retain their status as essential forms of vehicle finance despite the introduction of new lease accounting proposals announced by the International Accounting Standards Board today.


A major survey of UK customers has concluded that using car rental can help people own fewer cars and adopt more sustainable travel habits.


The BVRLA has welcomed the publication of a new independent report from the IPPR think-tank on how the UK can grab the full opportunity presented by ultra-low carbon vehicles.