BVRLA has announced that membership hit a 20-year high in 2018, as the association scaled up operations to meet the needs of its increasingly diverse membership.
The Government is being warned that a failure to recognise the impact of WLTP on tax could cause long-term damage to the fleet sector and the environment.
Businesses are being advised to get financing in place now as all banks are reviewing their portfolios with Brexit in mind.
The vehicle rental and leasing industry is laying the groundwork for a secure long-term future, according to the BVRLA’s new Industry Outlook 2019 report.
The Budget was a “waste of golden opportunity” to provide clarity and stability to fleet decision-makers on future company car benefit-in-kind tax rates, says ACFO.
The BVRLA has welcomed Derby City Council’s plans to apply new air quality traffic management measures instead of opting for a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ).
A cross-party group of 42 Parliamentarians have countersigned a letter calling on the Chancellor to use Monday’s Budget to stimulate the uptake of electric vehicles.
Three-quarters (75%) of leased cars and 94% of the car rental fleet already comply with clean air zone requirements 15 months before the first zones are expected to begin operation.
If the Government is to stand a chance of achieving its Road to Zero pledge, it must bring forward planned reductions in company car tax rates.
Ahead of this year’s Budget, the BVRLA is urging the Chancellor to energise the take up of plug-in electric vehicles and support the company car.
The West Midlands will become the UK’s first Future Mobility Area, receiving £20 million of Government funding.
Delegates at industry briefing call on the Government to make a clear decision so fleet bodies can work with ministers to achieve the best outcome for all. By Stephen Briers
ACFO believes there will be a conflict of interest when the BVRLA attempts to represent both suppliers and customers in the same industry.
Trade body for the rental and leasing industry says it can give fleets a “stronger and louder voice”.
The BVRLA has called for the Government to provide more guidance and support to cities trying to get to grips with new and disruptive forms of mobility.
Fleets and motorists have been warned about a spate of fraudulent activity, where scammers are advertising bogus vehicle leasing deals on social media.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association is urging MPs to back reforms to whiplash compensation as the Civil Liability Bill undergoes a second reading in parliament today.
Insurance, maintenance, tyres and breakdown cover could now be taxed when provided via a so-called Optional Remuneration Arrangements (OpRA).
We asked key fleet figures from the past 40 years to identify some significant innovations and the impact they have had on the industry. Simon Harris reports
Glasgow’s initial focus will be on buses but all vehicles will be included by the end of 2022
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