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.
Auto Windscreens and BVRLA, the trade body for the vehicle rental and leasing industry, are joining forces for the CV Show this week at the NEC (April 24-26).
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HGV coalition of trade associations asks Government to protect businesses that rely on trucks from ‘unfair’ air quality charges.
Three city councils are adopting different strategies, causing concern for those with nationwide fleet operations who need consistency.
The BVRLA has opposed Transport for London’s proposal for a new Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for trucks entering London from 2020.
The BVRLA is urging the Government to reconsider the frequency of tests for some vans in its response to the DfT's consultation on the future of the MOT,