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VED changes likely to push up rental prices

1 week ago / 0 comments

The Government is being urged again to rethink the 1 April changes to Vehicle Excise Duty, which are likely to bring higher rental prices for fleet operators.

Business lease fleet up 6.6% in Q4 2016

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fleet take-up of new cars and vans through British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) members rose in Q4 2016 although the main growth was seen in the personal contract hire sector.

BVRLA celebrates 50th anniversary at 2017 Annual Dinner

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA paid tribute to key figures from its first 50 years and unveiled its new look logo at its Annual Dinner.

‘Anti-diesel agenda’ to hinder progress on CO2 emissions says SMMT

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Average new car emissions fell for the 19th consecutive year but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that the ‘anti-diesel’ agenda will halt further progress.

BVRLA backs mayor’s plan for diesel scrappage fund

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

An alliance of business organisations and environmental charities including the BVRLA has written to the chancellor urging him to introduce the Mayor of London’s proposals for a national diesel scrappage fund.

Honda UK to sponsor BVRLA’s 50th Anniversary Annual Dinner

1 month ago / 0 comments

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association has signed up Honda UK as the manufacturer sponsor for the 2017 Annual Dinner.

Leasing industry expresses concern over new economy test

3 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA is urging its leasing members to consider how new emissions testing rules will affect them amid concerns over the higher CO2 emissions that are likely to be generated.

BVRLA and parking operators work on practical solutions for PCNs

3 months ago / 0 comments

The International Parking Community (IPC) and the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) have signed a new agreement that will aid the processing of private parking tickets.

BVRLA calls for early introduction of new company car tax ratings

4 months ago / 0 comments

Government support for fleet uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles is to be applauded but better use needs to be made of the company car tax regime.

Vehicle rental and leasing sector expands further in 2016

4 months ago / 0 comments

The vehicle rental and leasing industry continued to grow in 2016, with increases in both the number of cars and vans in the business leasing sector.

Car hire firms to operate fleets for longer if Government’s road tax plans go ahead

4 months ago / 0 comments

Car rental firms will be forced to operate their fleets for longer if Government road tax plans go ahead, impacting on the take-up of clean vehicles as well as the new and used car … Read More »

BVRLA confirms agenda for December Industry Conference

5 months ago / 0 comments

With three weeks to go until the BVRLA’s seventh annual Industry Conference, the association has confirmed the final agenda for the day.

Chancellor must end ‘unfair tax burden’ on leasing and rental sector, says BVRLA

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Treasury is being urged to use the Autumn Statement to “end tax unfairness on the vehicle rental and leasing industry”.

Date and focus of BVRLA 2016 Conference announced

5 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA’s Annual Industry Conference will this year take place on 1 December 2016 at the National Conference Cente in Solihull. The agenda is being finalised, but topics covered include  grey fleet management, HMRC ... Read More »

Fleet industry unites to oppose employee benefit tax hike

5 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA and a coalition of other fleet industry stakeholders are working together to oppose possible changes to employee benefits that would impact on fleets and fleet drivers.

Workplace charging scheme to provide ‘massive incentive’ for fleets to go green

5 months ago / 0 comments

New government funding for workplace and residential on-street charge points will help drive fleet take-up of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) but more action is needed on tax and in-life incentives for vehicles, according to … Read More »

Cyber security is priority for fleet industry, says Venson

6 months ago / 0 comments

The fleet industry is being urged to work together to tackle cyber security fears to boost the confidence of fleet managers and motorists in an autonomous future.

BVRLA backs report urging government support for EVs

7 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA has welcomed a report published by the Environment Audit Committee calling on the Government to provide greater support to the electric vehicle market.

Special consideration urged for salary sacrifice car schemes in HMRC crackdown

7 months ago / 1 comments

HMRC is being urged to consider the wider benefits of salary sacrifice car schemes to the UK economy as it runs a consultation on their future tax treatment.

Tax treatment of salary sacrifice and ULEVs come under focus in government consultation

8 months ago / 3 comments

Changes could be afoot for government tax policies on salary sacrifice schemes for fleets as well as company car tax treatment of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) and lease accounting under new consultations. The Government ... Read More »

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