The fleet industry is asking for more clarity on the direction of travel for the future of company car taxation in the Spring Statement on March 13.
Zero emissions-capable deadline only allows for six fleet replacement cycles.
Diesel company cars could fall foul of emission standards if local authorities decide to use a version of Euro 6 which is not due to be introduced until 2020.
Drivers are less likely to buy or choose a diesel as their next car following tax changes in the Autumn Budget Statement, according to new research from CLM
ACFO has urged the Chancellor to focus on removing old, polluting diesel vehicles from the UK’s roads, rather than targeting new company cars.
Alphabet says that the devil will be in the detail after the Chancellor announced a range of measures to tackle air quality concerns.
The budget delivered some much-needed clarity on diesel taxation while providing vital extra support for electric and autonomous vehicles, says the BVRLA.
ACFO believes that virtually every diesel company car will be hit with the increase in BIK announced in the budget.
Cap HPI says that changes to VED will equate to increases of around £20 for the first year and will have little impact on diesel registrations and values.
Measures announced in the budget will help bring fully-driverless cars a significant step closer, says TRL.
Nexus says that from a fleet and business motoring perspective, after months of uncertainty, today’s budget has been a mixed bag of news for business.
Zenith welcomes clarification from the Chancellor which they say will help the fleet industry plan with more confidence
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) says measures announced to increase the adoption of EVs are crucial to Government targets.
Fuel duty has been frozen yet again, but diesel company car drivers and fleet operators will have to dig a little bit deeper from April 2018.
DRIVEN says support demonstrates that the government continues to be serious about ensuring the UK is an "amazing" place to develop autonomous vehicle technology.
Chargemaster says package of support announced by the Chancellor in the Budget is good news for the EV sector.
Question marks remain over how self-driving cars and fully autonomous vehicles can integrate into existing transport systems.
All new diesel cars should be subject to an £800 increase in VED, says Greenpeace.
The Chancellor is thought to be considering a 1 pence per litre (ppl) hike in diesel duty, while cutting petrol duty by the same amount, in tomorrow’s budget.
Fleet industry calls for clarity around company car tax and impact of WLTP as Treasury examines measures to tackle air quality.
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