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16 Apr 2024

Save £100 on BVRLA training by booking early

Save £100 on BVRLA training by booking early

The BVRLA Learning and Development team is rewarding members for booking training courses in advance, with the introduction of a £100 early bird discount.

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16 Apr 2024

Clarification on VED for Zero Emission Vehicles from 2025

Clarification on VED for Zero Emission Vehicles from 2025

The BVRLA has updated its Vehicle Excise Duty fact sheet to clarify which vehicles are subject to the Expensive Car Supplement once the exemption for zero-emission vehicles is lifted in 2025.

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16 Apr 2024

Clarity provided on definition of a ‘co-manufacturer’

Clarity provided on definition of a ‘co-manufacturer’

Clarification is being sought on whether motor dealer brokers could be considered co-manufacturers under the terms of Consumer Duty. The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) has contacted the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for further information on how Consumer Duty will be applied in the motor finance market.

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16 Apr 2024

Are we facing e-mission impossible?

Are we facing e-mission impossible?

Giving a mid-year assessment of how 2024 is progressing, the BVRLA’s Fleets in Charge Conference will explore how we are faring on the Road to Zero. The agenda presents a carefully curated program designed to inspire, inform, and ignite discussion.

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16 Apr 2024

BVRLA at CV Show

BVRLA at CV Show

The Commercial Vehicle Show this year will focus on key business-critical themes of decarbonisation, technical expertise, and people and skills.

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16 Apr 2024

Charge point installations on the up

Charge point installations on the up

Public charge point installations are up 35% year on year, according to the latest quarterly data from Zapmap.

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16 Apr 2024

FCA urges firms to prepare for commission complaints 

FCA urges firms to prepare for commission complaints 

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has written to motor finance firms regarding the financial impact of its review into historical commission arrangements. Firms are being prompted to set budget aside to handle and resolve complaints that may arise as a result of the review.

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16 Apr 2024

Lack of dealer interest in EVs

Lack of dealer interest in EVs

Car dealers remain cold to EV opportunities, with a lack of consumer interest in EVs apparent across the new and used markets. Dealer apprehension is clearer among independents (17% stocked EVs last month), although the majority are still not stocking EVs across the board (43% franchised, 49% car supermarket).

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09 Apr 2024

BVRLA AGM: 23 May 2024

BVRLA AGM: 23 May 2024

The association would like to give notice to all its members that the 2024 Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 23 May at 9.30am.

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09 Apr 2024

New lease accounting rules to arrive in 2026

New lease accounting rules to arrive in 2026

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has recently published changes to Financial Reporting Standards (FRS) that will impact how members recognise revenue. The most important of these will see a requirement for operating leases to be reported on the balance sheet.

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09 Apr 2024

Fleet demand for new vans surpasses 50,000 units

Fleet demand for new vans surpasses 50,000 units

More than 50,000 new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) joined UK roads in a bumper March for fleet renewal. More businesses upgraded to the latest models than in any other month during the past three years, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT).

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09 Apr 2024

Boost confidence in EV adoption

Boost confidence in EV adoption

As EV adoption continues to progress across the industry, it is crucial that members’ staff develop knowledge to effectively support customers in the adoption of electric vehicles.