Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has extended its scrappage scheme with the offer of discounts of up to £5,000 available from new cars bought within its dealer network.
Toyota retailers have been taking to social media to publicise the extension of the Japanese brand’s diesel scrappage scheme to the end of January.
The practicalities of ‘filling up’ electric cars could limit the mass-market appeal of ultra-green vehicles, according to a report by the RAC Foundation.
September’s plate change may be more aggressive than usual due to manufacturers scrambling to drive sales with scrappage schemes.
Data complied by AID has revealed a “fast fading interest in diesel” as West Europe’s diesel sale shares dropped to 42.8% in August.
The NFDA has produced a leaflet to assist its car dealer members in their efforts to 'educate the public' on emissions.
An agreement which will see Volkswagen buy back around 600,000 vehicles from their US owners as part of a $1 billion settlement “sends out the right signals to the consumers”, according to industry analyst.
Government testing of NOx emissions has revealed that Volkswagen were the only manufacturer using a defeat device – but emissions are up to 13-times over allowed levels in ‘real world’ tests.
PSA Peugeot Citroen has confirmed it will publish real-world fuel economy figures on its cars in spring next year.
The Environmental Audit Committee is urging the Government to introduce a diesel scrappage scheme to ensure VED changes tackle NOx pollution as well as CO2.
UK-based Emissions Analytics has confirmed the gap between the current legal emissions testing regime and real-world testing.
Over 95% of UK fleet decision makers are worried about the implications from VW Group's emissions test scandal extending to the UK.
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