Average CO2 emissions for new car registrations have fallen below 100g/km for the first time for members of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association.
Budget 2021 included an increase in corporation tax which, according to Alphabet, needs to be “carefully considered” by businesses when devising fleet strategy.
Arval and ClimateSeed have established a new global environmental partnership to help fleets achieve their net-zero carbon ambitions.
Citroen has reduced the CO2 emissions on certain versions of the C5 Aircross SUV, resulting in lower benefit-in-kind tax for company car drivers.
The majority of car makers will not have to pay any fines for exceeding their CO2 emissions targets in 2020, according to a study by Data Force.
Citroen has reduced the CO2 emissions for the Grand C4 Spacetourer PureTech automatic by 3g/km, delivering a VED and BIK reduction.
Briggs & Forrester is reducing its environmental impact by only offering electric vehicles (EVs) or hybrids to its employees.
Regional leaders from 41 councils have committed to cutting council emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2030, and emissions from their communities by 2045.
Car fuel benefits are often costly from a tax perspective, because the taxable benefit is fixed and takes no account of the actual private use in the year.
Car manufacturers are achieving significant reductions in average emissions levels, putting them on track to hit targets set by the European Commission.
Tough new carbon emissions targets for carmakers after a warning a lack of legislation could threaten UK electric vehicle (EV) supply in 2021.
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.
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