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The BVRLA has launched a two-week pilot of a new e-learning platform which is being tried and tested by six leasing broker and funder members - Synergy, Fleet Alliance, Low Cost Vans, Lex Autolease, Arval and Leaseplan.


BVRLA recently attended an industry roundtable hosted by automotive data specialists, cap hpi, where the future of diesel was discussed following the publication of Government’s draft Air Quality Plan.


The government has released its latest figures on benefit-in-kind statistics for 2014-15, showing that the number of company car drivers increased by 1% to 950,000.


Last week the Rt Hon Speaker John Bercow announced the newly elected Chairs of the Parliamentary Select Committees, whose role it is to scrutinise Government policy and to propose and examine alternative approaches.


Last week, Government published the Bill formerly known as the Great Repeal Bill, which is designed to deal with the immediate practical challenges of Brexit.


A recent graduate from UCL has won the 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize, a £250,000 Prize that posed the question ‘How can we pay for better, safer, more reliable roads in a way that is fair to road users and good for the economy and the environment?’


BVRLA hosted its fourth annual Fleet Technology Congress last week with more than 160 delegates in attendance at the Williams F1 Conference Centre in Oxfordshire.


New van registrations were up 1.8% year-on-year, reaching 37,349 in June 2017, whilst car registrations for the same period were down 4.8% according to the latest vehicle data published by the SMMT.


Results from the latest BVRLA Fleet Technology Survey have provided some much-needed insight into the sector’s views on connected vehicle and driver data.


From August 2017, roadside checks of lorries carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an emissions check in a drive to clamp down on those trying to cheat emissions readings.