News Archive

(16/04/2018)

The BVRLA has published its latest Position Paper outlining what we are asking of policymakers to support the sector to help realise the full potential of connected vehicles and data.

(16/04/2018)

Last month, the BVRLA was notified of three instances where customers in a hired vehicle attempted to cross borders and entry was refused despite them presenting the correct VE103 documentation. 

(09/04/2018)

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Business Plan published today states that the motor finance market grew 8.2% in the twelve months to April 2017 with new point-of-sale lending for car purchases totalling £32.6 billion in the twelve months to the end of Q1 2017.

(09/04/2018)

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the outcome of its recent consultation into the proposed HGV levy. In a statement, roads Minister Jesse Norman outlined the new levy rates which will be in place from February 2019. 

(09/04/2018)

The Secretary of State for the Department for Transport Jesse Norman MP has announced the release of the 2018/19 Business Plans for all three motoring agencies, the DVLA, DVSA and VCA.

The business plans set out:

(09/04/2018)

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Business Plan for 2018/19 which sets out the key priorities for the coming year.

(09/04/2018)

The Department for Transport has decided to seek a derogation from the European Commission to allow category B (car) licence holders to drive a slightly heavier commercial vehicle if it is powered by low emission technology.

(09/04/2018)

The Select Committee on Exiting the European Union has published its latest report on the UK’s ongoing negotiation with the EU around a future trade deal.

Any future agreement will be made alongside those in place on the Article 50 withdrawal and transition period.

(09/04/2018)

In accordance with the Chancellor’s announcement in November’s Budget, Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates have now gone up.

As of 1 April 2018 second year standard rates are:

(09/04/2018)

Members are reminded that the national living wage increased from 1 April 2018, the rates are: