Car buyers face higher running costs following the introduction of new WLTP CO2 emissions test figures from today (April 1).
Manheim research has revealed that the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) supplement on vehicles costing over £40,000 has caught customers unawares.
Jato Dynamics has concluded that changes to vehicle emissions test standards across Europe are set to “result in higher purchase and ownership” costs for motorists.
LowCVP has explained the April VED changes by highlighting updates to the fuel economy and emissions label shown on every new car.
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Environment secretary Michael Gove is expected to reveal details of a targeted diesel scrappage scheme before July 31.
New car registrations fell 19.8% to 152,076 units in April, blamed on the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) changes, but year-to-date performance still at record levels.
Well over half a million new cars were registered in March 2017, setting a new record, as dealers delivered new vehicles ahead of the punitive new VED regime
Changes to road tax (VED) rules that came into effect this month could help used car dealers to position themselves as a genuine alternative to new vehicles.
The new VED road tax system and misleading fuel economy figures are adding more than £1,000 to long-term car running costs of, according to new research from HonestJohn.co.uk.
Some models will command almost 25 times more tax than before under the new VED road tax rules introduced on April 1, according to What Car? magazine.
Motorpoint has imported 100 pre-registered Volkswagen Golfs in a bid to allow its customers beat the incoming VED road tax changes.
The new car tax laws are putting drivers off buying new cars.
An ‘anti-diesel agenda’ and VED changes are threatening to damage efforts to reduce UK CO2 emissions.
Car tax changes coming on April 1 will represent only a small increase in the overall running costs, say experts.
Around 400,000 cars will be made subject to £100 additional annual VED road tax bills from April but half of motorists remain unaware of the changing legislation, according to NFDA Trusted Dealers.
Whatever the whys and wherefores of the new road tax system, for the savvy customer the advice would be – you could be very surprised with the amount of money you save by bringing your new vehicle purchase forward.
The DVLA is to hold a webinar for motor retailers on the changes to vehicle tax.
Automotive technical consultant James Dillon has claimed that diesel technology is now “out of bounds” to manufacturers as downward pressures on consumer demand for diesel cars reach a critical level.
One in 10 dealers are unaware of the VED changes due on April 1, according to a new survey from Cap HPI.
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