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Newsletter October 2018

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Wed 24th Oct 2018

 ACL News October 2018 

Electric and hybrid cars: Cuts to plug in car grants condemned

From 9 November, grants for new plug-in hybrids will be scrapped, while discounts on all-electric cars will be cut from £4,500 to £3,500. 

Cash incentives have been offered since 2011 to help promote cleaner cars and meet emissions targets.

The RAC and AA motoring groups said the change was a backward step, and the SMMT trade body called it "astounding". Read more

 

LONGER LEAD TIMES

Most manufacturers have lengthened production and delivery times in respect of many of their models.

In most cases it appears WLTP assessments are to blame which came into force September 2018 (what is WLTP) 

Not all models have been affected, so please contact us for more information on 0161 723 1628

  

ULTRA LOW EMISSION ZONE
The Ultra Low emission zone is coming soon - 8th April 2019 

24/7 Central London 

 The £12.50 daily charge for vans that do not meet the newer stricter emission standards will apply in addition to the Congestion charge.

 Search 'ULEZ' to check your vehicle and plan your options.