The BVRLA's Chief Executive Gerry Keaney on the 2014 Budget.
Chancellor uses Budget to commit to current fuel duty levels until spring 2015
Chancellor George Osborne has been accused of discouraging the take-up of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) following changes to company car tax rates announced in the Budget.
More than half the UK’s vehicle fleet operators believe the Budget will be good for their business, a poll has shown.
Fleet managers must return to the drawing board in compiling company car choice lists if benefit-in-kind tax increases over the next five years are to be kept to an absolute minimum for employees.
The 2014 Budget held mixed news for fleets, says Martin Brown, managing director at Fleet Alliance, which manages around 14,000 vehicles on behalf of corporate clients.
Fleet Logistics International has said the Budget represented mixed news for fleet operators and lamented the newly announced 2% tax increase for company cars in 2017/18 and 2018/19.
The Chancellor has missed a major opportunity to support ultra-low emission vehicles in his 2014 Budget, according to the BVRLA.
David Hosking, chief executive officer of Tusker, has commented on the 2014 Budget.
UKLPG, the trade association of the UK liquefied petroleum gas industry, has welcomed the Chancellor’s commitment to maintain the fuel duty rate for LPG autogas until September 2015.
ACFO has welcomed the clarity given by the chancellor on future levels of company car tax, after lobbying HM Revenue and Customs and HM Treasury.
The chancellor declares Budget 2014 as a Budget for the makers, the doers and the savers.
The IAM has commented on the £200m pothole fund announced in today's Budget.
RAC technical director David Bizley has commented on the 2014 Budget.
Paul Jackson, managing director of TMC comments on the 2014 Budget.
The fleet industry will discover what tax measures George Osborne has in store for it when he delivers his fifth Budget at 12.30pm today (Wednesday, March 19).
Alphabet is calling for the Government to provide further certainty on electric vehicle (EV) subsidies in the Budget tomorrow (Wednesday, March 19).
UKLPG, the trade association of the UK liquefied petroleum gas industry, is calling on the Chancellor to use this week’s Budget to maintain the duty differential for LPG at current levels until 2024.
Andrew Hogsden, senior manager, strategic fleet consultancy, Lex Autolease, on how the Government can increase take-up of low emission vehicles.
David Raistrick, UK automotive leader, Deloitte, on why the temptation to tax electric vehicles too heavily and too early has to be resisted.
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