The latest BVRLA Road to Zero Report Card highlights the gaps in the fleet market’s strategy to decarbonise.
The BVRLA is calling for the Government to develop a delivery plan to support the phase-out of non-zero emission HGVs between 2035 and 2040.
A guide which describes the acceptable condition of a light commercial vehicle at end of lease has been updated to recognise the heavy use most vans are now experiencing.
Seven leading trade organisations are calling on the Chancellor to extend eligibility of the super-deduction allowance to include leasing and short-term hire.
The Government needs a ‘van plan’ if it wants to achieve its economic and environmental goals, says the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).
There is widespread concern about the current availability of new vehicle stock among businesses in the vehicle rental and leasing industry, as highlighted by the latest BVRLA survey.
A growing number of fleets are starting to make the switch to plug-in vehicles, according to data published by the Department for Transport (DfT).
The Government is being urged to develop a ‘masterplan’ that will enable the decarbonisation of transport, including vans and trucks.
A new Fair Wear and Tear Guide for commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and minibuses up to 17 seats has been launched.
Europcar has reported its UK vans and trucks business has continued to see growth throughout the lockdown period.
The re-introduction of the congestion charge and ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from today (Monday, May 18), has been blasted by fleet trade associations.
The average end of contract (EOC)charges for vans increased by 12% over the past 12 months, from £376 to £420, according to the latest data from the FN50.
Operators looking for flexible options has resulted in increasing demand for rented and leased commercial vehicles, a new report suggests.
A new £23 million scrappage scheme to help take the most polluting vans off London roads has been launched to prepare for the ultra-ow emission zone (ULEZ).
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More than 80% of vans on the road today will not be compliant in the London ultra-low emission zone when it begins operating in April next year.
BVLRA has welcomed the Government’s decision not to introduce an emissions-based regime for van vehicle excise duty until at least April 2021.
The BVRLA has criticised Leeds City Council’s "short sighted" plans to introduce a new Clean Air Zone from January 2020 which will charge thousands of HGVs £50 per day to enter.
The Government is being warned a CO2-based road tax regime for vans will fail to deliver greener vehicle choices and could encourage the wrong buying behaviour.
Vehicle rental companies will have a larger role to play in fighting terrorism following a new Government plan announced yesterday.