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Tag : WLTP

Take action now on WLTP changes, says ICFM

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being urged to start paving the way for the changes posed by the introduction of the Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) rather … Read More »

Fleets need stronger links to Government, expert warns

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

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 »

Fleet Evolution runs free consultancy offer

2 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet Evolution is offering free consultancy to small businesses for a limited period to help them navigate through the current maze of confusing legislation surrounding company cars.

Engine and styling updates for Suzuki Vitara SUV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Suzuki will launch a revised version of its best-selling Vitara compact SUV in September, featuring two turbocharged petrol engines and no diesel version.

Cap HPI launches WLTP solution

2 months ago / 0 comments

Cap HPI will launch a WLTP solution in September for users of its new vehicle data, following extensive testing in August.

Small investment, Big return

2 months ago / 0 comments

Given the potential financial benefits of driver training, Professor Colin Tourick wonders why it isn’t more common for fleets to offer it to employees.

Jaama Key2 vehicle management now WLTP friendly

2 months ago / 0 comments

Jaama’s vehicle management system, Key2, has been updated to maximise WLTP vehicle data.

WLTP uncertainty could hit used car market, warns VRA

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

9 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

12 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

12 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

12 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

12 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years ago / 1 comments

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