The CO2 gap is ‘greater than expected’ between NEDC correlated values for vehicles – obtained under the new WLTP test – and existing NEDC data, says Jato Dynamics.
Cap HPI is launching a WLTP solution for users of its new vehicle data, which will be trialled in August ahead of a full roll out in September.
European Commission says car manufacturers may be attempting to ‘cheat’ new vehicle emissions tests in a bid to ‘manipulate’ future targets imposed by the EU.
The Vehicle Remarketing Association claims that some daily rental companies are buying nearly-new cars on the used market, because of a shortage of new stock.
New functionality to its vehicle management system enables users to utilise the data available following introduction of WLTP.
Uncertainty around WLTP, the new emissions testing regime, could create unpredictability in the used car market, warns the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA).
Vehicles ‘disappearing’ off price lists while they get re-tested and fleets complain that future tax implications are unclear.
The leasing company told Fleet News that the move is essential to maintain customer service and transparency.
Fleet operators and company car drivers face increases in tax after CO2 emission values generated under WLTP start to be published.
Uncertainty surrounding the impact of the new WLTP emissions test on company car taxation is resulting in some large fleets extending leasing contracts.
Fleets turn to medium-term rental to manage uncertainty surrounding the new WLTP emissions testing regime and company car taxation.
Vauxhall has continued its move to Euro 6d-TEMP with two new engines joining the Astra range - a 1.6-litre Turbo (200PS) petrol and a 1.6-litre CDTi (136PS) diesel unit.
Impact of Worldwide harmonised Light vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) and the ‘demonisation’ of diesel will be discussed by the Vehicle Remarketing Association.
Fleets face policy flux due to the introduction of WLTP, the ‘demonisation’ of diesel and the lack BIK rates beyond 2020/21, says FleetCheck.
Treasury seeks coordinated approach to phase out NEDC readings and replace with WLTP test results.
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