Tag : Government
With the Conservatives having secured a majority in the general election, the fleet and automotive sector has urged the Government to focus on industry support, including … Read More »
The Transport Committee has today welcomed a commitment by the Department for Transport (DfT) to put pressure on the Treasury for a longer-term funding settlement, which … Read More »
The Government is being urged to take immediate action by switching to road pricing to counter a £28bn fall in fuel duties from the switch to … Read More »
More leadership and ambition are required to champion walking and cycling in England, according to the Transport Select Committee, which has issued a new report – … Read More »
The UK Government’s legal commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050 must be backed by solid action on climate change – including on transport emissions and phasing … Read More »
The Government is advancing its plans for trials of self-driving vehicles, which could see testing start on public roads by the end of this year.
Addressing the cliff-edge in company car benefit-in-kind (BiK) tax rates and bringing forward the 2% rate to 2019/20 could help drive ULEV uptake.
The fleet industry needs stronger links to Government to avoid a repeat of the current ‘breakdown in communication’ that’s causing confusion among decision-makers, according to mid-term … Read More »
Government proposals, published on 20 July, recognise the benefits of E10 petrol, but “will prevent or at best delay E10’s introduction”, says the REA.
The UK car market’s successful transition to electric vehicles will require measures to drive fleet EV take-up, as well as action to protect the manufacturing sector.
Plans to develop a multi-model mobility offering covering buses, taxis and on-road shuttles in the Oxford area has become one of 22 connected and autonomous vehicle … Read More »
The continuing integration of mobile technology linked into vehicles is creating huge data security issues. Julian Kirk discovers how to keep your information secure.
The UK is to host a global Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in autumn 2018 as it looks to expand the development of the low emission and … Read More »
Average CO2 emissions are on the rise from British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) member lease cars as a result of Government’s tax drives on … Read More »
The Government has given the go-ahead for a new M20 junction by Ashford in Kent, with construction due to begin early next year.
Rail lines shut during the Beeching cuts of the 1960s could be reopened and more commuter lines offered as the Department for Transport looks to overhaul … Read More »
The Government is considering a national standard for public bike share schemes to ensure they are appropriately introduced and managed.
The chancellor is being warned again of the cost to fleets if he pushes ahead with anti-diesel measures in tomorrow’s Autumn Budget, as concerns mount over … Read More »
New government figures show car tax evasion has continued to increase since the 2014 abolition of the tax disc in 2014.
Implementing an online database showing drivers the emissions standard for their particular registration plate is essential to avoid confusion under forthcoming Clean Air Zones.
Implementing surcharges on new diesel cars to drive air quality ambitions could actually backfire, in particular with regards to fleets.
The European Commission is looking to cut car and LCV emissions by 30% by 2030 under a proposal for post-2021 CO2 targets.
ClientEarth has confirmed it’s pushing ahead with plans to take the government to court for a third time over illegal air pollution as it builds the … Read More »
Although the UK is on course to achieve emissions reductions targets to 2022, achieving longer-term goals will require more investment and policies in areas including electric … Read More »
The Government is being urged to expand Clean Air Zones nationwide as new research finds that 44 UK cities are in breach of recommended World Health … Read More »