The Editor’s View

CORPORATE demand for electric cars would appear to have been killed stone dead by Chancellor George Osborne’s bizarre Budget decision to subject them to a 13% benefit-in-kind tax charge in 2015/16 when the current five-year exemption ends on March 31, 2015. The taxable charge will rise to 15% in 2016/17. … Continue reading

BMW recalls 100,000 UK cars

BMW is recalling 1.3 million cars worldwide, including more than 100,000 cars in the UK, because of a battery problem which could, in extreme cases, cause a fire.   The German motor manufacturer said the problem came to light through ‘continuous testing’ and customer complaints.   A BMW spokesman said … Continue reading