The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ (SMMT) new car registration figures show fleet uptake declined by 22.4% in September, as a result of WLTP testing backlog.
Fleets have just a few weeks left before they will find out how the Government intends to mitigate the impact of WLTP on future company car tax rates.
Fleets are finding it hard to convince drivers of the benefits of taking a company car due to delays in orders and legislative uncertainty. And that the perk car is most ‘at risk’ said managers at the September 2018 Fleet200 Executive Club meeting.
With WLTP applying to all new car registrations, Seat’s expanded and simplified new buying process is helping fleet managers adjust to the new rules, it says.
I’ve had some worrying conversations with a few fleet managers who have accused leasing companies of taking advantage of the WLTP confusion
ICFM will deliver a masterclass at Fleet Live, providing insight into the actions fleet decision-makers should be taking amid WLTP uncertainty.
Nissan has redesigned the 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine in the Qashqai, providing more power and CO2 emissions of 100g/km.
We will join with the BVRLA and ACFO to make a joint representation to Treasury ahead of the Budget. Give us your name to show your support.
This month the reality of the new WLTP regulations hit home in the new car market and the continued confusion in the fleet market remains a concern.
Emissions data deadline has done little to boost fleet confidence
PSA Group has completed the re-homologation of its model ranges from the Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Vauxhall brands.
A lack of clarity over future company car tax rates, thanks to the introduction of WLTP, is leading to a rise in daily rental bookings, says Epyx.
The fleet industry needs to form stronger links with the Government to avoid a repeat of the uncertainty currently engulfing the sector, says Meridian Vehicle Solutions.
Car manufacturers are expected to streamline their model ranges by removing optional extras as a result of WLTP, according to Autovista Group.
Four years ago, Seat sat outside the top 20 for true fleet; now it’s in the top 10. Peter McDonald explains his quiet revolution. By Andrew Ryan
Euro 6d diesel engines have been added to Alfa Romeo's Giulia and Stelvio ranges as part of a mid-term update programme.
The fear of a no-deal Brexit and WLTP has left the new fleet car market in a difficult and confusing place.
By Mike Gadd head of fleet sales at EO Charging
Fleet Evolution is offering free consultancy to small businesses following the confusion caused by the impact of the WLTP, and the OpRA.
Car dealers are in a state of confusion about the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP), according to new research by Manheim.
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