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Tag : WLTP

WLTP uncertainty could hit used car market, warns VRA

2 days ago / 0 comments

Current stability in the used car market could be hit by uncertainty surrounding WLTP, hitting company cars in particular. 

BMW completes WLTP re-testing

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

BMW Group has re-tested its entire model range under the new WLTP test cycle ahead of the September deadline, and has stressed that it can offer … Read More »

WLTP could curb SUV demand

1 month ago / 0 comments

Switching to the new WLTP fuel economy test cycle could mitigate drivers’ ongoing migration to SUVs due to the increased tax burden that such vehicles could face compared to … Read More »

Concerns raised over WLTP deadlines

1 month ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport will not synchronise the publication of fuel economy and CO2 emissions data from the tougher new WLTP test cycle, raising concerns that … Read More »

Fleet fuels hit hardest by WLTP CO2 hikes

2 months ago / 0 comments

Diesel and plug-in hybrid vehicles are recording the biggest rises in CO2 emissions as a result of the new WLTP fuel economy cycle, already impacting on … Read More »

Tighter limits for WLTP and RDE tests

2 months ago / 0 comments

EU Member States have voted in favour of tighter limits on for cars and vans tested under the latest WLTP and RDE fuel consumption and emissions … Read More »

Fleet sales unlikely to spike ahead of WLTP

3 months ago / 0 comments

September’s introduction of new Worldwide harmonised Light-vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) regulations is unlikely to prompt a major spike in new car sales over the next few … Read More »

Government ‘forcing’ fleets away from diesel

3 months ago / 0 comments

Tax changes under the new fuel economy and exhaust emissions test regimes will force businesses away from diesel fleets as the Government looks to tackle urban … Read More »

Cap HPI integrates WLTP data

4 months ago / 0 comments

Cap HPI is taking action on integrating the additional data for the new Worldwide harmonised Light-vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) test cycle.

The £365m Diesel Tax Grab

4 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick is unconvinced by the company car tax reforms announced in the latest Budget.

Alphabet lists top five key market trends for 2018

7 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 »

Budget announcement on WLTP brings stability but BiK will still imminently rise

8 months ago / 0 comments

Confirmation in last week’s Budget that VED and Company Car Tax (CCT) will continue to be based on computer-generated NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) fuel economy and CO2 … Read More »

First WLTP results spell near-future tax burden for fleets

8 months ago / 0 comments

Vehicles re-tested under the new WLTP fuel economy cycle are recording “greater than expected” increases in CO2 emissions when figures are converted back to NEDC, JATO … Read More »

Real-world fuel consumption gap hits 45% for company cars

8 months ago / 0 comments

The gap between official fuel consumption figures and real-world performance in the EU has quadrupled since 2001, hitting an all-time high, new figures suggest.

EU emissions rules could cause another Dieselgate, warns legal firm

9 months ago / 0 comments

Environmental law firm ClientEarth has launched legal action against the European Commission as it warns that new EU rules on emissions control systems could prompt another … Read More »

Clock ticking on urgent WLTP tax reforms

10 months ago / 0 comments

As Europe shifts over to the new WLTP fuel economy test cycle, Alex Grant looks at the urgent need for clarity on how tax bands will be reformed to … Read More »

Punishing fleets for diesel use would be counter productive, says BVRLA

10 months ago / 0 comments

Implementing further taxes on diesel vehicles would be “grossly unfair” and could actually force fleet drivers into opting for higher-polluting vehicles under cash allowance schemes. 

LeasePlan tax guide covers OpRA and WLTP

10 months ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan has published its latest Fleet Funding and Taxation Guide providing up-to-date advice following far-reaching changes introduced in the Spring Budget and Finance Bill.

New RDE tests criticised for not reflecting rush hour pollution

10 months ago / 0 comments

The “real-world” emission test introduced at the start of September for all new vehicles still needs updating to give an accurate picture of harmful exhaust emissions … Read More »

ACFO seminar to help fleets act on current industry issues

11 months ago / 0 comments

ACFO is to run a ‘State of the Nation’ autumn seminar to brief decision-makers on key fleet issues and what actions they need to take.

WLTP requires urgent tax reform, experts warn

11 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s car tax system needs to be reformed as soon as the next fiscal year to account for higher CO2 figures generated under the new … Read More »

Reality Check: WLTP, RDE and the impact for fleets

1 year ago / 0 comments

A new testing regime is being introduced later this year aimed at providing a more accurate reflection of a car’s fuel economy and emission. Julian Kirk … Read More »

‘Significant’ fuel economy gap to continue after introduction of WLTP

1 year ago / 1 comments

The gap between official MPG figures and real-world performance will remain significant despite regulatory change later this year.