The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has expressed “bitter disappointment” over the omission of an automotive sector stimulus package in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s ‘mini budget’.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has said that it is vital that Government and car manufacturers “evaluate a support package that stimulates the market” following April’s 97.3% sales slump.
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.
Local Government leaders have called on Central Government to create a £1.5 billion vehicle scrappage scheme that could remove nearly half a million older polluting vehicles off UK roads and incentivise the adoption of new low-emission transport.
Franchised car dealers in Derby could be set to share a slice of “a targeted local scrappage scheme” if the local authority’s plans for a Government-backed programme to improve air quality get the green light.
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