Economic News

Call for operator views on trial of longer ...

Jun 15, 2022Comments off

The government is looking at trialling longer heavier vehicles (LHVs) of up to 25.25m in length and 60 tonnes gross vehicle weight and is on

No-deal threat ‘further cause for concern...

Feb 25, 2020Comments off

Ahead of the trade negotiations between the UK and EU next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to walk away from the table if

Trump to announce delay to auto tariffs dur...

May 16, 2019Comments off

On May the 18th, the US is set to impose up to 25% tariffs on imported cars and parts from the EU and Japan in

Van sales driven by online shopping generat...

Apr 30, 2019Comments off

Online shopping and van-driving businesses helped to contribute £125.2bn (€145 billion) to the UK economy in 2017 – a 32 per cent increase since 2012.

Competitiveness and productivity initiative...

Apr 10, 2019Comments off

Innovative NMCL package will boost the performance of the UK’s advanced manufacturing supply chain as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy commitment to the UK’s

TfL’s budget shows operating deficit almo...

Mar 20, 2019Comments off

Operating deficit of £968m in 2018/19 now forecast to be almost halved to £500m by the end of 2018/19 as a result of tight financial

Ex-Fleet Diesel Prices Reach Two-Year High

Feb 08, 2018Comments off

Used diesel cars are showing no signs of losing their appeal with trade buyers and their customers according to Aston Barclay’s 2017 Market Insights report.

Switching Will Leave Motorists Out Of Pocke...

Nov 10, 2017Comments off

Motorists could save a minimum of £380 per year* by sticking with diesel vehicles according to vehicle data expert cap hpi.

Electric And Plug-In Car Growth Continues

Oct 12, 2017Comments off

New electric vehicle registration data shows that public appetite for plug-in vehicles continued to accelerate in the third quarter of 2017.

Keeping Britain Trading After Brexit: FTA T...

Feb 03, 2017Comments off

FTA to hold conference and provide forum for industry debate on how to progress post-Brexit