The Petrol Retailers Association has welcomed hints carried by national media that the Treasury may be considering fuel duty cuts in the upcoming Autumn Budget, said Brian Madderson, Chairman of the PRA.
Senior sources have confirmed that the Government would announce the 2ppl fuel duty cut later this year – the first reduction of the motoring tax in eight years – after lobbying by the special interest group of senior Treasury and Customs officials.
Automakers around the world are pushing hard for more fast charging networks.
Now some power companies and grid operators are testing whether it might be smarter and cheaper to promote slower overnight recharging to reduce the anticipated strain on networks and possible outages.
Ferdinand Karl Piech, Volkswagen AG’s former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German company from a struggling midsized carmaker into a global automotive powerhouse, has died.
Piech turned around VW after betting on a modular construction technique which allowed Audi, Skoda and VW brands to share up to 65% common parts.
Automotive technology companies looking to support the government’s road to zero strategy will have the opportunity to receive new levels of advice, insight and support from leading industry experts at LCV2019.
Hosted on the UK Government Pavilion, managed by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the new ‘Meet the Experts’ sessions will be able to advise on a wide range of topics to aid the commercialisation of their technology.