The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has urged the government to consider the needs of multiple vehicle operators with the reform of the UK motoring agencies. Giving evidence at a Transport Committee hearing last week, Jay Parmar, legal and policy director at the BVRLA, said a number of inefficiencies were created by the existing agencies’ reliance on paperwork, and lack of systems able to cope with multiple-vehicle businesses. “The achilles heel for the BVRLA has been that the […]
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin MP has opened a biomethane refuelling station at UPS’s Tamworth hub.
The FTA has welcomed the freeze in fuel duty announced by the chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget, but believes he missed an opportunity to boost the economy by not cutting it.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]