Vehicle rental branches are providing cars, vans, minibuses and trucks to ensure key workers are mobile and essential services maintained, says BVRLA.
The vehicle rental sector will be vital in maintaining the essential movement of goods, people and services during the COVID-19 virus outbreak, says the BVRLA.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association welcomes the range of electric vehicle (EV) grants and tax incentives in the Budget.
The BVRLA honoured members of the vehicle rental and leasing industry at the association’s Annual Dinner at the London Hilton last week (March 5).
Trade bodies call for support measures to help achieve the 2035 zero emissions goal.
Leasing companies, which typically receive the CO2 data from third-party providers, are estimating emissions or trying to bring forward deliveries.
BVRLA asks the fleet sector to act now to safeguard the future of the plug-in car and van grants.
Businesses should consider reviewing their fleet policies due to a lack of WLTP CO2 data for some cars, says the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association.
The Treasury says that “consumers incentives will continue to play a role beyond 2020”.
BVRLA membership numbers continued to rise during 2019, ending the year with 1,007 organisations, up 2% on the previous year.
Politicians have been accused of 'not living in the real world' after the Government announced it was bringing forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035.
Average CO2 emissions for new lease cars have fallen from 118.5g/km to 116.8g/km, according to the BVRLA’s quarterly leasing survey.
End of contract fair wear and tear damage charges for cars have reduced in the past 12 months, FN50 data suggests.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association is calling on the next Government to pledge their continued support for the plug-in car and van grants.
It's been a year of change at the top, with new appointments to fleet director roles at several of the UK's leading manufacturers.
The leasing sector is set to grow over the next couple of years, but the jury is out on whether any of this growth will come from the company car market, says the BVRLA.
The Rental Vehicle Security Scheme, launched in December 2018, was introduced by the Department for Transport to help mitigate the risk of vehicle terrorism.
Royal Mail, Centrica and British Telecom’s Openreach amongst list of new members to join the BVRLA.
It proposes to remove the £320 Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) surcharge on EVs purchased for private fleet use above £40,000 for two years.
Leasing association sees no problems, although ACFO has pointed to conflicts of interest
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