A group of transport businesses and organisations, including DPD and Lime, are urging the UK government to fast-track action on air pollution.
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has attempted to clarify the types of hybrid cars and vans that will be allowed to remain on sale until 2035.
Fleet and leasing industry welcomes ban but says support will be needed for fleets to make the transition.
New petrol and diesel cars and vans will not be allowed to be sold in the UK from 2030.
The Government has decided to bring forward the ban on new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 10 years from 2040 to 2030, reports suggest.
Car fuel benefits are often costly from a tax perspective, because the taxable benefit is fixed and takes no account of the actual private use in the year.
Richard Jones, managing director of Lex Autolease and Black Horse, says parts of the country are poorly served, limiting the wider adoption of EVs.
The Association of Fleet Professionals says fleets need to be able to plan EV strategies if a ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars is brought forward.
Tough new carbon emissions targets for carmakers after a warning a lack of legislation could threaten UK electric vehicle (EV) supply in 2021.
The clean air zone (CAZ) in Leeds is no longer required after fleets switched to cleaner vehicles faster than expected, a joint review has found.
Renault has demonstrated the dangers of unnecessary idling outside schools with a new school crossing lollipop that measures air quality.
Venson Automotive Solutions is supporting this year’s Clean Air Day (October 8), with a survey by the company revealing that 47% of people want to play their part in reduction pollution by tackling traffic emissions.
Bath’s CAZ had been due to be switched on in November but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Reflex Vehicle Hire has said it supports the UK Electric Fleets Coalition, which is calling on the Government to bring forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030.
A coalition of 27 companies is calling on the Government to bring forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030.
Fleets that use telematics are being urged to help researchers ahead of the introduction of charging clean air zones (CAZs) next year.
But RAC data suggests increased traffic a result of the school-run rather than commuters travelling to work.
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