Finance 14 Mar
BVRLA launches Compliance Forum to help members with FCA
A new Compliance Forum, centred around three half-day events, is hoped to help BVRLA members improve their understanding of the ongoing "period of remarkable regulatory realignment" and the future of motor finance.
People News 10 Mar
Arnold Clark’s Margaret Speirs awarded Freddie Aldous Outstanding Contribution Award
Margaret Speirs, group rental director at Arnold Clark, has been awarded the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association’s (BVRLA) Freddie Aldous Outstanding Contribution Award.
Finance and insurance 25 Oct
Tight deadline for FCA Consumer Duty plan approaches
As the October 31 deadline for implementation plans for FCA Consumer Duty looms, compliance experts share their advice for UK motor retailers.
Finance 7 Oct
FCA Consumer Duty: time to ‘make a plan and do what it says’
Automotive retail business have been reminded that they have until the end of October to ‘make a plan and do what it says’ to comply with the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) new Consumer Duty regulations.
Latest News 4 Oct
OZEV announces 'surprise' plug-in car grant delivery period extension
The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) has temporarily extended the plug-in car grant delivery period from 12 to 18 months – ending the threat of thousands of potential lapsed claims.
Fleet 14 Jul
BVRLA calls for push to accelerate electric van sales
The UK Government and the automotive industry need to work together to promote the take-up of electric vans, says Gerry Keaney, chief executive of BVRLA.
Used Cars 17 Jun
Diesel cars still UK’s fastest selling used cars, Aston Barclay tells BVRLA
Diesel cars remain the UK’s fastest selling used cars and continue to buck the trend of declining values, Aston Barclay has told the BVRLA.
Market Insight 8 Apr
Government proposes that half of all new car sales must be EV by 2028
Government has opened consultation over a proposed electric vehicle (EV) mandate that would demand that at least half of all new car sales emitted zero exhaust emissions by 2028.
People News 28 Oct
BVRLA names Paul Parkinson as chairman of leasing broker committee
Paul Parkinson has been named as the new chairman of the leasing broker committee at the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).
Market Insight 21 Oct
BVRLA tells MPs that EVs present ‘clear need’ for road pricing
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has told MPs on the Government’s Transport Select Committee that the rise of electric vehicles (EV) has presented a “clear need” for road pricing.
Market Insight 16 Apr
Super Deduction taxation changes could deliver ‘shot in the arm’ to car leasing
The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) and British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) have called for changes to the UK Government’s taxation Super Deduction to provide a “shot in the arm” for car leasing.
Supplier News 5 Jun
Industry bodies combine to provide COVID-19 unified safety guidance
Four of the UK remarketing sector's industry bodies have come together to deliver unified guidance on how to comply with safety guidance as the COVID-19 crisis eases and automotive retail businesses begin to re-open.
People News 12 Mar
Marshall Leasing MD Peter Cakebread wins BVRLA award
Marshall Leasing managing director Peter Cakebread has received the Freddie Aldous Outstanding Contribution Award by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).
Market Insight 19 Mar
BVRLA scrappage scheme proposal incentivises mobility solutions
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has published its new Mobility Credits Scrappage Scheme policy paper which urges Government to incentivise a move away from vehicle ownership.
Finance 5 Mar
Financial Conduct Authority's motor finance review suffers from outdated information, claims FLA
Motor industry groups have given a mixed response to yesterday’s report from the Financial Conduct Authority, which highlighted certain dealer reward structures in motor finance and a need for clarity about commission payments.
Market Insight 28 Feb
Buyers lean towards leasing to avoid big deposits
The days of car buyers paying large deposits for a new car could be numbered, according to Concept Vehicle Leasing.
Supplier News 13 Feb
VRA adds support to BVRLA’s WLTP consultation campaign
The Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) has added its support to the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association’s (BVRLA) response to the current Government’s WLTP consultation.
Latest News 12 Nov
Fleet drivers failing to charge plug-in hybrids
Tens of thousands of fleet drivers are undermining the plug-in car grant (PICG) by failing to charge their vehicles on a regular basis, data compiled by the BBC has revealed.
Market Insight 23 Oct
MPs urge chancellor to boost EV adoption with tax incentives
A cross-party group of 42 Parliamentarians have called upon the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, to use this upcoming budget to stimulate the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs).
Latest News 5 Sep
Scammers use social media to target car buyers with fake leasing deals
Car buyers are being lured into scams on social media offering bogus car leasing deals, according to the The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).