The Government is consulting on how it will adopt EU emissions targets for cars, vans and HGVs in January 2021, when the transition period for the UK’s departure from the EU is complete.
DS Automobiles is claiming to be the only luxury car maker to achieve the new European Commission average emissions target of 95g/km.
The Fleet News car running cost tools have been updated to reflect the switchover to WLTP CO2 emissions data and the new 2020/21 benefit-in-kind (BIK) bands.
Bath and North East Somerset Council has reduced 11.7 tonnes of CO2 emissions in two and a half years from the adoption electric car sharing.
Cap HPI says it will be ready for the introduction motoring taxes based on the emissions test in April 2020.
New car CO2 emissions have continued to rise and have hit the highest average since 2014. Only a rapid increase in electric vehicles will reverse this trend.
Some company cars could disappear from choice lists as new emissions test results put them beyond CO2 thresholds used by fleets.
By John Clay, head of vehicle identification at Cap HPI
All Citroen and DS diesel models, plus the majority of Peugeots, are now RDE2 compliant, meaning they avoid the 4% Benefit-in-kind (BIK) diesel surcharge.
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 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles will be brought forward to 2035 and will now include hybrids, the Prime Minister will announce today (Tuesday February 4).
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.
The project is being run in partnership with Justdiggit, a Dutch NGO focused on landscape restoration and positive climate impact.
Fleets continue to play a vital role in driving down vehicle emissions, says Arval UK, after new data shows the improvements being made.
Company cars remain the cleanest on the road, despite average CO2 figures for new cars reaching a five-year high.
Volkswagen has developed a new manual gearbox that promises a CO2 reduction of up to 5g/km.
Ford has revealed the new Ford Puma, a compact crossover that comes with a mild-hybrid option offering CO2 emissions from 124g/km.
European NGO Transport and Environment makes claim after EU’s environmental watchdog shows new car average emission rise.
The automotive industry could be facing a new emissions scandal as Emissions Analytics uncovers discrepancies in petrol car emissions figures.
But rising demand for ultra-low emission company cars may not save manufacturers from being fined billions of pounds by the EU for not meeting emissions target.
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