Latest News 22 Jun
Switch to new WLTP emissions regulations may put pressure on new car supplies
New ‘real-world’ emissions and fuel economy tests may boost registrations forward before September 1, but they could also dent manufacturer supply
Market Insight 8 Jun
Car manufacturers face £50,000 fine per vehicle for fitting emissions defeat devices
Car manufacturers will face fines of up to £50,000 per car is they are found to have installed emissions defeat devices as part of new legislation announced by the Government.
Market Insight 6 Jun
'Real MPG' data reveals 98% of hybrids cannot deliver advertised fuel economy, says Honest John
A study of hybrid cars compiled by automotive consumer website Honest John has claimed that 98% of models are incapable of matching their advertised fuel economy claims.
Market Insight 4 Jun
WLTP emissions tests trigger 10% CO2 rises across all sectors
The EU’s Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) will trigger an average CO2 emissions rise of 10% across all sectors, according to Cap HPI.
Manufacturer 21 May
Volvo completes WLTP testing for all models
Volvo has homologated its entire model range under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) for car fuel consumption and emissions.
Car Dealer News 26 Apr
Car manufacturers will ‘look at number of retail outlets’ amid sales decline, says SMMT’s Mike Hawes
Failing demand for new cars could trigger a more widespread reduction in the UK’s car dealership numbers following Vauxhall’s move under its PSA Group owners, according to the SMMT.
Market Insight 1 Sep
'Toughest ever' UK emissions tests for all new cars come into force today
The ‘toughest ever’ UK new car emissions tests come into force today.
Opinion 22 Mar
Guest opinion: preparing for the upheaval of the new emissions testing regime
The introduction of WLTP in September is an important step for the automotive industry, but it doesn’t come without challenges.