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EU auto makers call for action on urgent Brexit issues

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urging Brexit negotiators to take action on urgent industry issues, including the impact on EU CO2 targets and the … Read More »

Fears of post-Brexit UK driver ban overplayed

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The DfT has said it’s confident of mutual licence recognition after Brexit, putting paid to reports that UK drivers could be banned in Europe.

Market uncertainty could affect UK leasing, says Arval

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Market uncertainty around diesel engines and Brexit could lead to a “jump” in leasing, as private and business customers look to mitigate against near-future risk, according … Read More »

Alphabet lists top five key market trends for 2018

3 months ago / 0 comments

Alphabet has published its list of the key market trends for 2018, which will see moves towards zero-emission/connected vehicles gather pace while WLTP and GDPR will … Read More »

UK car manufacturing hit by ongoing downturn in domestic demand

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UK car manufacturing fell 4.6% to 161,490 cars in November as Brexit uncertainty and new diesel taxes impacted on domestic demand.

No-deal Brexit to raise operator costs, warns BVRLA

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Leaving the EU without a tariff-free trade deal could see the price of vehicles go up “about 10%” while the price of parts could rise “about 4.5%”.

SMMT predicts falls in car registrations for 2017 and 2018

5 months ago / 0 comments

Car registrations are expected to fall from 2016’s record level as VED changes and continued Brexit uncertainty take their toll.

Concerns expressed about post-Brexit air quality standards

5 months ago / 0 comments

The UK Government must take more responsibility for air quality, even after leaving the European Union, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has warned, labelling … Read More »

Brexit already impacting on fleets, finds BT’s Fleet Solutions report

6 months ago / 0 comments

The UK vote to leave the EU is already taking its toll on some UK fleets, with the true impact of Brexit yet to be felt.

Going it alone – what will Brexit mean for UK fleets?

12 months ago / 0 comments

What could the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the single market mean for fleets? Natalie Middleton asks the experts.

Exiting single market will add £1,500 to car prices, warns SMMT

1 year ago / 0 comments

List prices for cars could rise by £1,500 post-Brexit if the UK doesn’t stay in the single market.

The Insider: The only certainty is uncertainty

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Insider reckons that while Brexit may bring increased costs for fleets, there could be opportunities too. So we’re out! I am of course referring to ... Read More »

Lithuania pitched as ideal relocation spot for UK automotive industry

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new campaign is positioning Lithuania as the perfect location for UK automotive businesses to relocate to following the Brexit vote.

Brexit – Where next for new cars?

2 years ago / 0 comments

As a large importer and exporter of new cars, clarity about the future of trade with the EU can’t come soon enough, as Alex Grant explains. ... Read More »

Brexit – What it means for fleets…

2 years ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick looks at the financial, taxation and business ramifications for fleets of leaving the EU. Colin Tourick, Professor of Automotive Management, University of Buckingham ... Read More »

Drivers have mixed view of Brexit impact on key motoring issues

2 years ago / 0 comments

New research finds that drivers have a pessimistic view over how Brexit will affect motoring costs and safety but think there will be no changes in ... Read More »

Road safety must not be compromised by Brexit, says Brake

2 years ago / 0 comments

The UK’s exit from the European Union must not impact on road safety, according to Brake, which is highlighting the need to make sure life-saving regulations … Read More »