News Archive

(07/08/2017)

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a set of principles to ensure that a tougher approach is taken to cyber security throughout the automotive industry.

(07/08/2017)

July’s new car registration statistics showed a 64.9% surge in demand for alternatively-fuelled vehicles (AFVs) with 8,871 new vehicles being registered, according to the latest vehicle data published by the SMMT.

(07/08/2017)

The BVRLA is seeking members’ views on the impact of the transition away from conventionally-fueled vehicles, following Government’s recent announcement to see an end to the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040.

(31/07/2017)

The FCA has today provided more details of its work in the motor finance area. 

It has reiterated that its key focus is in the areas of responsible lending, conflicts of interest, clarity and transparency, and risk around asset valuation.

(31/07/2017)

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) is calling for governments to address the negative tax impact of the new WLTP car emissions test. 

(31/07/2017)

The BVRLA has worked with Transport for London (TfL) to agree a new process enabling TfL to enter into direct dialogue with customers to discuss Penalty Charge Notices (PCN).

(31/07/2017)

Not-for-profit consultancy and research organisation Cenex has been appointed by government to develop and maintain the UK official database of information on public chargepoints, known as the NCR.

(31/07/2017)

DfT have launched a consultation on a proposed increase to the permissible weight of vehicles on a category B licence, taking into account the additional weight of ULEV powertrains.

(31/07/2017)

The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Department for Transport (DfT) published Government’s revised plan to improve air quality last week.

(26/07/2017)

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has responded to the publication of the government’s revised air quality plan.