A state-funded research body has claimed high sales of SUVs are making “a mockery” of UK policy and risking the UK transport sector’s ambition to meet European Union emissions targets.
The UK government plans a law change which will hold vehicle importers and dealer-distributors to account if vehicles are sold with emissions defeat devices.
More than half of UK drivers would not consider an incentive of less than £3,000 to scrap current their vehicle for a cleaner model, according to research carried out by Carwow.
The government has outlined plans for an outright ban on the sale of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040 as part of its Air Quality Plan for Nitrogen Dioxide.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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