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.
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.
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.
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.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has entered into an emissions pooling agreement with Tesla in order to avoid fines for violating new European Union emissions rules.
Average CO2 emissions from new cars were 118.5g/km in 2017, an increase of 0.4% compared to 2016.
Ford has outlined an EV strategy that encompasses mild hybrid, self-charging hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric solutions across its cars and vans.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is recalling 44,000 cars in the UK after regulators found 10 models were emitting more CO2 than they had been certified to emit.
Lack of clarity around Government policy towards diesel vehicles blamed for the first-ever increase in average CO2 emissions on the Fleet Alliance fleet.
Smart Fleet Cloud is a new technology that gives fleet managers real-time CO2 emissions data, to help them control their environmental impact.
The new Mercedes-Benz CLA is now available to order, with prices starting from £30,550.
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