WLTP countdown: impact of optional extras

Individual options are unlikely to increase tax liabilities on new cars under the new WLTP regime, but commonly selected combinations of options will have emissions and tax impacts. This is likely to accelerate manufacturer initiatives to streamline their vehicle ranges and option packages, says Autovista Group, Europe’s leading pan-European automotive … Continue reading

Update: City of London’s EV push

The City of London Corporation is becoming increasingly concerned with the Square Mile’s carbon-footprint. The capital’s lampposts are proving to be a revolutionary charging solution. Previously we reported how Siemens would be delivering 1,150 charging points across the city. This is part of the Go-ultra Low City Scheme which has now brought … Continue reading

Back to school driving tips

The summer holidays are nearly over. Order and normality will resume along with the dreaded school run which starts again for another year. This week’s tips, provided by IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, offer advice on how to survive the term time road rush. Make sure … Continue reading