The Government should focus on decarbonising the fuel, not the vehicle, a new report into the future of Britain’s automotive industry has said.
Fleet News is asking fleet decision-makers for their views on the diesel and petrol, new car and van ban from 2030.
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has attempted to clarify the types of hybrid cars and vans that will be allowed to remain on sale until 2035.
Fleet and leasing industry welcomes ban but says support will be needed for fleets to make the transition.
New petrol and diesel cars and vans will not be allowed to be sold in the UK from 2030.
The Government has decided to bring forward the ban on new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 10 years from 2040 to 2030, reports suggest.
A coalition of fleets running more than 400,000 cars and vans wants the Government to bring forward the ban on new diesel and petrol vehicles.
Arval is urging fleets to consider rapidly bringing forward their EV plans, with the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans due to end by 2035.
A planned ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans, as well as hybrids, could start as early as 2032, the transport secretary Grant Shapps has said.
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.
FleetCheck believes that 2020 could turn out to be a make or break year for diesel.
A diesel ban has moved a step closer in Bristol after the cabinet approved the plan yesterday (Tuesday, November 5).
Fleet decision-makers are split over when the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans should be phased out, or whether it should happen at all.
By Caroline Sandall, chairman, ACFO
Science and Technology Committee also calls for a ban on new ‘conventional’ petrol and diesel vehicles, including hybrids, by 2035, at the latest.
Fleets advised of 50 per cent surcharge no in force for on street parking in part of the borough.
An influential Commons select committee has called on the Government to bring in a clear target for sales of new cars and vans to be zero emission by 2032.
Berlin has been ordered to restrict the movement of diesel cars within the city, to reduce air pollution.
Nottingham City Council claims that other measures being introduced will help it achieve compliance with legal limits earlier than expected.
Campaign group ClientEarth insists it has only one agenda – to protect people's health by upholding their right to breathe clean air.
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